US Supreme Court Rules Against Big Tobacco
From Cancer Treatment
April 26, 2013 - 4:14pm
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a challenge by the tobacco industry regarding the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, a federal law that grants the FDA more power over the packagaing and marketing of tobacco products in the US.
Specifically, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act gives the FDA the ability to force tobacco companies to include graphic pictures on their packaging as another means of warning the public about the dangers of smoking.
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