Groups Advocate SCOTUS Review As Appeals Court Strikes FDA Cigarette Warning Proposal

August 24, 2012 at 11:16 PM
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday (Aug. 24) blocked FDA's attempt to implement cigarette warning label requirements, teeing up a potential for Supreme Court review as Friday's ruling conflicts with a different appeals court decision, according to several groups pressuring the government to continue defending the labels. Free speech advocates are closely monitoring the case because of its potential implications for broader commercial speech, like off-label promotion. The court ruled 2-1 to strike...

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