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U.S. Appeals Courts Split Over Graphic Cigarette Labels

Two federal appellate courts are now split over whether the government can force the tobacco industry to place graphic warning labels on cigarette packages. The division between the two circuits, which disagree on the level of scrutiny this regulation of
JD Supra, LLC
added Oct 31, 2012 19:02
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In Graphic Warnings Case, Tobacco Lawyers Fight Full D.C. Circuit Review

Lawyers for major tobacco companies said Monday they do not want the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to touch a panel's ruling that went against the government's controversial graphic warning labels requirement.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Oct 31, 2012 18:59
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[District of Columbia] Tobacco Cos. Fight DC Circ. Rehearing Of Warning Label Suit ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and other tobacco giants urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday not to reconsider its recent finding that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's mandatory graphic warnings for cigarette packages are unconstitutional, saying the agency
Law360
added Oct 31, 2012 18:53
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Cutting through the smoke

Our view: If FDA can't require graphic photos and more compelling warnings on cigarette labels, lives will be shortened for the sake of tobacco's 'right' to profit
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Oct 16, 2012 16:19
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[Massachusetts] Potential cigarette carton images stir controversy

Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is pushing to require graphic images on cigarette packaging, controversy over First Amendment rights has stirred a number of health and smoking rights advocates.
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 16, 2012 07:18
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Tobacco Litigation Documents

National Litigation * U.S. v. Philip Morris USA, et al. (RICO case) * U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Oct 14, 2012 17:24
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FDA Asks DC Circ. To Rehear Tobacco Warning Label Suit ($$)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urged the D.C. Circuit to reconsider its August decision finding federal regulators' use of mandatory graphic warnings for cigarette packages unconstitutional, arguing that the government has shown the meas
Law360
added Oct 10, 2012 16:21
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Case Study: RJ Reynolds V. FDA ($$)

The Nov. 7, 2011, decision of Judge Richard J. Leon . . . confirms that regulated entities should scrutinize agency rules from the perspective of the free speech implications of the rules.
Law360
added Oct 10, 2012 16:20
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FDA Seeks Reconsideration of U.S. Cigarette Label Ruling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration asked for a full-court review of a decision by a three-judge appeals panel that threw out rules forcing cigarette packaging and advertising to display images such as diseased lungs.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 10, 2012 16:16
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY v. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al.: APPELLANTS’ PETITION FOR REHEARING AND REHEARING EN BANC

this case presents a question of exceptional importance. The majority’s reasoning is wrong and it conflicts with the Sixth Circuit’s analysis of graphics in Discount Tobacco. We respectfully submit that the case should be reheard en banc.
Law360
added Oct 10, 2012 15:54
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