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Court upholds block on graphic cigarette warnings

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the federal government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 24, 2012 14:57

D.C. Circuit: Cigarette Graphic Warning Labels Violate First Amendment

A divided federal appeals court today struck down as unconstitutional proposed graphic warning labels that government officials wanted to slap on cigarette packs to deter smoking.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Aug 24, 2012 14:48

U.S. Appeals Court Backs Ruling Against Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs

Decision finds requirement would violate free speech; makes Supreme Court decision likely
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 24, 2012 14:47

Tobacco Groups Win Challenge to FDA Cigarette Label Rule

In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington today ruled that Food and Drug Administration regulations mandating visual-image warnings of smoking’s health risks, along with the telephone number 1-800-QUIT-NOW, are “unabashed attempts to evo
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 24, 2012 14:45

D.C. Circuit rules against graphic tobacco labels

A federal appeals court has ruled cigarette companies do not have to display graphic images of diseased lungs and a cadaver with chest staples on their packaging.
Legal NewsLine
added Aug 24, 2012 14:41

[Australia] GREENHOUSE: The Free Speech Puzzle

I’ve been thinking a lot about the First Amendment lately because I find its current state to be such a puzzle. Last November, when I read Judge Leon’s opinion in an earlier chapter of the F.D.A. case, a preliminary injunction that blocked the cigarette
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 24, 2012 01:34

Regulatory Science for Public Health: From Functional Food to Modified Risk Tobacco Products

Scientists told the audience here today at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Philadelphia that greater collaboration is needed to ensure that product claims are based on the best available scientific eviden
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 12:11

SIEGEL: Federal Court Rules that Lawsuit Against FDA for Conflicts of Interest on TPSAC Can Proceed

I completely agree that the financial conflicts of interest by virtue of four of the TPSAC members having financial relationships with Big Pharma companies that manufacture smoking cessation products should be disqualifying. The TPSAC is directly recomme
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:59

The jury is still out on safety of e-cigarettes

some doctors — and at least one politician — are urging caution until more can be learned about the devices’ health effects and regulations have been implemented. State Sen. Kemp Hannon, R-Garden City, in June introduced a bill to the Senate Health Commi
Tonawanda (NY) News
added Aug 12, 2012 17:22

EDITORIAL: Stale smoke: The tobacco industry is up to its old tricks

The FDA should assert jurisdiction over all tobacco products, and Congress should close loopholes that help the industry lure new, young customers with cheap, sweet cigars that look and smoke just like cigarettes. Lawmakers can help, too, by setting tax
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Aug 12, 2012 17:18
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