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SIEGEL: National Anti-Tobacco Groups File Feeble Lawsuit Against FDA While Continuing to Oppose Smoking Cessation via Vaping

Thus, the lawsuit's claim that the failure of the FDA to issue a new graphic warning label rule is hindering the anti-tobacco groups' ability to carry out their mission is unsupported....Quitting by being bombarded with graphic warnings is the "right way
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:37
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Public health groups sue FDA on graphic cigarette warning labels

“The FDA is undertaking research to support a new rulemaking consistent with (the Tobacco Control Act),” spokesman Michael Felberbaum said Wednesday. While the industry and advocacy groups await the next FDA warning label proposals, several studies have
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 6, 2016 16:26
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truth initiative calls on fda to enforce graphic warning labels requirement

truth Initiative joined seven public health groups to file a lawsuit to compel the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to enforce a requirement that graphic health warnings appear on cigarette packs and in advertising.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:21
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[Massachusetts] Mass. docs sue FDA to OK graphic anti-smoking images

“It would have a real impact on kids,” said Dr. Lynda Young, a pediatrician at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, one of the plaintiffs. As a doctor, she said, “There’s tools I can use, but graphic warnings on the cigarette packages would b
Boston (MA) Herald
added Oct 5, 2016 15:37
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FDA Moving Too Slowly On Cigarette Label Revamp, Suit Says ($$)

is four years behind on complying with a Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act requirement to make cigarette warning labels more graphic, the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and a pediatricians group told a Massachusetts fe
Law360
added Oct 5, 2016 01:50
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AAP, health groups file lawsuit pushing for graphic cigarette warnings

The Academy and seven other medical and public health groups are taking legal action to force federal officials to follow through on a requirement for graphic warnings on cigarette packs. The groups filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday in Boston against the F
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Oct 5, 2016 01:24
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Pediatricians, American Cancer Society Take FDA To Court Over Delayed Graphic Warning Labels On Cigarettes

It’s been more than seven years since the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act became law, directing the Food and Drug Administration to bolster warnings on tobacco labels and to create graphic warning images to be printed on cigarette packa
The Consumerist (blog)
added Oct 5, 2016 01:23
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[Massachusetts] FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

The legal action was launched by eight public health and medical groups -- including the American Cancer Society -- and several individual pediatricians. They filed suit Oct. 4 in federal court in Boston. Besides the cancer society, the organizations in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 5, 2016 01:20
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[Massachusetts] Antitobacco Groups Sue FDA to Require Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarette Packs

The FDA previously had sought to comply with the law, proposing graphic labels about five years ago that included images of diseased lungs and a body on an autopsy table with words such as “smoking can kill you.” However, tobacco companies sued, and thos
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 5, 2016 01:19
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[Massachusetts] Make warnings on cigarette packs scary, health groups say

A lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal District Court in Boston aims to force the Food and Drug Administration to require cigarette packages to display images starkly depicting what tobacco can do to the human body. Dozens of countries already require such
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 5, 2016 01:17
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