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U.S. Abandons Effort to Place Graphic Labeling on Cigarettes

HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 25, 2013 20:34
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Government's Decision Not to Appeal Cigarette Warning Ruling Is Disappointing; FDA Should Quickly Develop New Set of Graphic Warnings

As the Sixth Circuit decision concluded, "Faced with evidence that the current warnings ineffectively convey the risks of tobacco use and that most people do not understand the full risks, the Act's new warnings are reasonably related to promoting greate
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2013 09:15
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Lautenberg Leads Senators in Urging FDA to Act Quickly to Develop Tobacco Warning Labels

U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Harkin (D-IA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging quick action to develop new graphic warning labels fo
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
added Mar 25, 2013 03:09
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[New York] GREENE: Why cigarettes are here to stay

If there really were the political will to end cigarette use, there are ways. Each state sets its own laws for the minimum age to purchase cigarettes -- in most states, it's 18. If states decided to raise the age to, say, 80, that would do it. But the c
CNN
added Mar 24, 2013 17:10
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EDITORIAL: Bottom Line: Cigarette warnings

Why not just take all the government warnings off? Wouldn’t that leave tobacco companies without the cloak of protection the U.S. Surgeon General provides? Wouldn’t it force the companies to consider issuing their own warnings – or face the consequences
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Mar 24, 2013 15:43
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[District of Columbia] Memo: The Filibuster of Caitlin Halligan and the Future of the Courts

* Last year, a three-member panel of the D.C. Circuit led by Judge Rogers Brown , ruled that requiring graphic, factually accurate warning labels on cigarette packages violates the First Amendment rights of tobacco companies.
People For the American Way
added Mar 23, 2013 08:22
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[District of Columbia] Bush's Court: How the D.C. Circuit Threatens the Future of Progressive Reform

The right-wing majority of the D.C. Circuit has continuously sought to dismantle progressive efforts ... Last year, the D.C. Circuit ruled that FDA regulations requiring cigarette manufacturers to place graphic, factually accurate warnings on their prod
People For the American Way
added Mar 23, 2013 08:20
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[District of Columbia] AMERICA’S PROGRESS AT RISK: RESTORING BALANCE TO THE D.C. CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

A notorious ruling against consumer health and safety came last summer when the D.C. Circuit struck down FDA rules requiring graphic warning images on cigarette packages.
People For the American Way
added Mar 23, 2013 08:15
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FDA, Tobacco Cos. Destined To Refight Graphic Warning War ($$)

But after the new rulemaking process is complete, the FDA is bound to find itself right where it left off: defending the graphic warning requirement in court. “The tobacco industry will never accept any tobacco control measure without a very public and
Law360
added Mar 21, 2013 22:40
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Government's Decision Not to Appeal Cigarette Warning Ruling Is Disappointing; FDA Should Quickly Develop New Set of Graphic Warnings

However, we welcome the FDA's announcement that it will begin development of new warnings that comply both with legal rulings and the 2009 law that required large, graphic cigarette warnings. The FDA should move quickly to require strong warnings that are
CBS MarketWatch
added Mar 20, 2013 00:00
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