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ANDREWS: Graphic Tobacco Warning Case Can Present SCOTUS Opportunity on Commercial Speech Doctrine

If the Court decides to resolve the split between the D.C. and Sixth Circuits on the tobacco warnings, it may have an ideal opportunity to clarify the meaning of that critical part of its commercial speech test. Rather than simply continue to ignore Just
Forbes
added Sep 14, 2012 20:08
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STERN: The FDA's New Cigarette Labels Go Up in Smoke ($$)

'Compelled speech' is a free-speech infringement, even against Big Tobacco.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 9, 2012 22:27
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Waxman Letter to DHHS on the substitution of cigarettes and RYO tobacco for cigars and pipe tobacco to avoid FDA regulation (PDF)

The internal company documents show that tobacco manufacturers are manipulating existing products and introducing new products to avoid Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation and higher federal tax rates.
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 8, 2012 19:56
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Ranking Member Waxman Releases New Tobacco Documents And Calls on FDA to Protect Youth by Closing Tobacco Loopholes

Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg describing new tobacco industry documents that show tobacco companies are manipulating their products to exploit regulatory and tax loop
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 7, 2012 15:02
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WEISSMANN: Why We Should Care About Big Tobacco's 1st Amendment Rights

It's not hard to imagine state and local governments trying to slap similar labels on the bad-for-us products consumers love. And it will be up to voters to push back.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 31, 2012 15:24
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“Warning: Smoking Can Kill You”

New York Times criticizes ruling against new cigarette warnings
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 31, 2012 13:13
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EPPS: Does Cigarette Marketing Count as Free Speech?

I yield to no one in my devotion to free speech. But a legal system that can't differentiate between political opinion and the sale of cigarettes has forfeited any claim to relevance to the nation it supposedly serves.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Aug 29, 2012 20:40
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EDITORIAL: 'Warning: Smoking Can Kill You'

the warnings require companies to disclose accurate information. As Judge Judith Rogers noted in dissent, there is good evidence that bolder warnings will "alleviate" some of the harm. "The government has an interest of paramount importance in effectivel
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2012 23:20
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Court of Appeals rules cigarette labels violate companies' free-speech right

John Dinan, an associate professor of political science at Wake Forest University, expects the U.S. Supreme Court will agree to address the graphic-warning labels, "especially because the lower federal courts are divided on this question."
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 25, 2012 13:36
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Appeals Court Nixes Cigarette Warnings

A federal appeals court threw out the FDA's attempts to slap graphic warning labels -- such as a pair of lungs blackened by smoke -- on cigarette packs in a decision released Friday.
MedPage Today
added Aug 25, 2012 13:26
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