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Supreme Court Lets FDA Move Forward with Graphic Cigarette Warnings And Other Tobacco Regulations

The new warnings are needed to better inform Americans about the deadly consequences of smoking. As Congress found in enacting the requirement, the current, text-only warnings – which are printed on the side of cigarette packs and haven't been updated si
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2013 20:02
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Graphic tobacco warning labels to remain, but look, timetable unknown

The legality of placing graphic warnings on cigarette packages appears to have been settled when the U.S. Supreme Court declined today to hear an appeal on the labels from a group of tobacco manufacturers. However, it remains unclear what the warning la
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 22, 2013 13:45
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Justices decline to hear challenge to tobacco law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a tobacco industry challenge to a federal law that expanded restrictions on the advertising and marketing of cigarettes. The provisions of the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act unde
Reuters
added Apr 22, 2013 12:50
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Big Victory at Florida Supreme Court is Bad News for Cigarette Manufacturers

The majority clearly recognized and emphatically rejected the industry’s fundamental argument. “At its core, the defendants’ due process argument is an attack on our decision in Engle to give the Phase I findings res judicata – as opposed to issue precl
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Mar 20, 2013 00:24
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Supreme Court to Hear Campaign Finance Case

In what may turn out to be the most important federal campaign finance case since the 2010 decision in Citizens United, the court agreed to decide whether aggregate limits on federal campaign contributions are constitutional.
New York Times
added Feb 19, 2013 19:48
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[North Carolina] Successful appeal of graphic cigarette labels likely headed for U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington reaffirmed Wednesday its August decision that the labels violate tobacco companies' free-speech rights under the First Amendment.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 5, 2012 18:33
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[Florida] Reynolds Rejected by Court on $20 Million Smoker Award

The justices today refused to hear a joint appeal from R.J. Reynolds and Vector Group Ltd. (VGR)’s Liggett unit. A jury said the two companies were responsible for the death of Janie Mae Clay, who smoked for 40 years and died in 2003 of lung disease.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 29, 2012 14:39
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[Florida] Supreme Court Won't Hear Tobacco Cos.' Engle Challenge ($$)

Clay's attorney, John S. Mills of The Mills Firm, said Monday that the tobacco industry has tried in the individual Engle cases to "create a new false controversy of doubt by suggesting that the [Engle] jury only concluded that a few unspecified brands o
Law360
added Nov 28, 2012 16:51
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Hear Engle Due Process Claims ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a $20 million judgment they say shows their due process rights are being trampled in Engle progeny cases — but only if the Florida high court rules against them i
Law360
added Sep 19, 2012 14:31
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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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