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[Massachusetts] Mass. docs sue FDA to OK graphic anti-smoking images

“It would have a real impact on kids,” said Dr. Lynda Young, a pediatrician at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, one of the plaintiffs. As a doctor, she said, “There’s tools I can use, but graphic warnings on the cigarette packages would b
Boston (MA) Herald
added Oct 5, 2016 15:37

FDA Moving Too Slowly On Cigarette Label Revamp, Suit Says ($$)

is four years behind on complying with a Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act requirement to make cigarette warning labels more graphic, the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and a pediatricians group told a Massachusetts fe
added Oct 5, 2016 01:50

AAP, health groups file lawsuit pushing for graphic cigarette warnings

The Academy and seven other medical and public health groups are taking legal action to force federal officials to follow through on a requirement for graphic warnings on cigarette packs. The groups filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday in Boston against the F
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Oct 5, 2016 01:24

Pediatricians, American Cancer Society Take FDA To Court Over Delayed Graphic Warning Labels On Cigarettes

It’s been more than seven years since the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act became law, directing the Food and Drug Administration to bolster warnings on tobacco labels and to create graphic warning images to be printed on cigarette packa
The Consumerist (blog)
added Oct 5, 2016 01:23

[Massachusetts] FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

The legal action was launched by eight public health and medical groups -- including the American Cancer Society -- and several individual pediatricians. They filed suit Oct. 4 in federal court in Boston. Besides the cancer society, the organizations in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 5, 2016 01:20

[Massachusetts] Antitobacco Groups Sue FDA to Require Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarette Packs

The FDA previously had sought to comply with the law, proposing graphic labels about five years ago that included images of diseased lungs and a body on an autopsy table with words such as “smoking can kill you.” However, tobacco companies sued, and thos
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 5, 2016 01:19

[Massachusetts] Make warnings on cigarette packs scary, health groups say

A lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal District Court in Boston aims to force the Food and Drug Administration to require cigarette packages to display images starkly depicting what tobacco can do to the human body. Dozens of countries already require such
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 5, 2016 01:17

[Massachusetts] Health Groups v. FDA: COMPLAINT (PDF)

plaintiffs ask that the Court: (1) Declare the FDA to be in violation of the Tobacco Control Act; (2) Issue an order under § 706(1) of the APA or a writ of mandamus to compel the FDA to submit for the Court’s review a proposed timetable for expedited rule
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 4, 2016 16:20

8 Health Groups File Suit to Force FDA to Require Graphic Cigarette Warnings as Mandated by Law

The 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act required graphic warnings covering the top half of the front and back of cigarette packs and 20 percent of cigarette advertising and gave the FDA until June 22, 2011, to issue a final rule requir
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 4, 2016 16:13

DOCKET for NICOPURE LABS v. FDA et al, Sep 9-16, 2016

the Motions Hearing presently scheduled for October 19, 2016, at 10:00 AM is rescheduled for October 11, 2016, at 10:15 AM in Courtroom 3 before Judge Amy Berman Jackson...49 JOINT APPENDIX by NICOPURE LABS, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Joint Appendix - Volume
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 16, 2016 21:13
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