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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
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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
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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
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[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
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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
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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
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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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[New Jersey] Lautenberg Reiterates Call for Ban on Flavored Cigars

New CDC Report Finds Cigars Popular Among Youth
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:08
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[New Jersey] Lautenberg Reiterates Call for Ban on Flavored Cigars

New CDC Report Finds Cigars Popular Among Youth
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:08
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DC Circ. Tobacco Ruling Lets Marketing Limits Go Forward ($$)

The D.C. Circuit affirmed Friday that a 2009 law allowing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco companies does not wipe out court injunctions limiting the companies' marketing practices, a ruling that opens up the court-imposed restri
Law360
added Aug 12, 2012 16:38
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