U.S. Supreme Court upholds FDA's cigarette-label mandate

04/22/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

A new set of graphic warning labels may be coming to cigarette packages, as the U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed a tobacco-industry claim that the labels violate free-speech rights. The court let stand a 2012 ruling by a federal appeals court in Cincinnati that favored the Food and Drug Administration's plan, despite the rejection of the FDA's position by the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., in August. Anti-smoking groups hailed the decision; an attorney for Lorillard Tobacco said that "there will obviously be a good deal more litigation to come on this topic."

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