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Federal court smacks down new tobacco labels

The FDA, Judge Brown writes, “offers no evidence showing that such warnings have directly caused a material decrease in smoking rates.”
Washington Post
added Aug 24, 2012 15:05

Sector Snap: Court ruling boosts cigarette makers

Shares of tobacco companies traded higher Friday after a federal appeals court ruled in the industry's favor, blocking the Food and Drug Administration requiring large, graphic health warnings about the risks of smoking on cigarette packages.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 24, 2012 15:03

Court Ruling Against Cigarette Warnings is Wrong on the Science and Law and Should be Appealed

The Justice Department should quickly appeal today's ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that struck down the large, graphic cigarette warnings required by the landmark 2009 law giving the FDA authority over tobacco products. Today's
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 24, 2012 15:02

UPDATE 3-U.S. court strikes down graphic warnings on cigarettes

* Appeals court says law violates corporate speech rights * Supreme Court may have to weigh in on divergent rulings
added Aug 24, 2012 15:00

Court upholds block on graphic cigarette warnings

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the federal government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 24, 2012 14:57

D.C. Circuit: Cigarette Graphic Warning Labels Violate First Amendment

A divided federal appeals court today struck down as unconstitutional proposed graphic warning labels that government officials wanted to slap on cigarette packs to deter smoking.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Aug 24, 2012 14:48

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

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

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

[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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