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Cigarette Warning Labels

Cigarettes and Senators

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The money that cigarettes have paid the two men makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expressed their gratitude by letting Europe know that it can't follow in Australia's footsteps and impose restrictions on how its donors are portrayed to the public.

Well, So Much For Those Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living

RICHMOND, Va. — The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning ...

Scaring Smokers and Soda Scales

Ryan Calo | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Ryan Calo

Do the graphic warnings the Food and Drug Administration would like to require on cigarettes -- which depict, for instance, a woman crying uncontrollably -- violate the free speech clause of the Constitution?

Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels Struck Down By U.S. Appeals Court

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that cigarette companies do not need to comply with new federal rules that requi...

Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels Are Constitutional, U.S. Court Rules

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living

* Appeals court OKs FDA rule requiring graphic warnings * Decision conflicts with district court ruling * Cases could en...

Obama Administration Appeals Cigarette Warning Labels Decision

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living

* Labels had required graphic images on ads, packages * Judge had found label requirement unconstitutional WASHINGTON, M...

Judge Blocks Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

AP | By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 04.30.2012 | Healthy Living

RICHMOND, Va. -- A judge on Wednesday blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing U.S. tobacco companies to put large graphic images o...

Cigarette Perfidy

Edward Flattau | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

In granting tobacco companies a delay in complying with a government order to put graphic anti-smoking images on cigarette packs, Federal District Court Judge Richard Leon sought mightily to make a case for industry. His problem -- industry doesn't have a case.

Judge Blocks Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- A judge on Monday blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing tobacco companies next year to put graphic images includin...

Tobacco Companies Sue Federal Government Over Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

AP/The Huffington Post | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Associated Press)-- Four of the five largest U.S. tobacco companies sued the federal government Tuesday over new graphic cigarette lab...

EXCLUSIVE: Maher's New Rule For Cigarette Warning Labels

Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy

Bill Maher is back with another new rule, and this time it applies to cigarette warning labels. Specifically, Maher begs the question: who is protecti...

When Cigarette Warnings Backfire

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

The idea behind the new cigarette warnings is that if people really knew what cigarettes can do to them, they would not smoke. Unfortunately, there is good reason to believe that these warnings will not have the desired effect.

PHOTOS: Rejected Cigarette Warning Labels

Posted 08.21.2011 | Comedy

The FDA just released designs for new cigarette warning labels and they're pretty shocking. However, there were a lot of rejected concepts, some o...

Deepak Chopra On How To Quit Smoking (VIDEO)

Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Today, the FDA released a new set of graphic cigarette labels depicting the health effects of smoking, including a diseased set of lungs and decaying ...

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: New Cigarette Warnings Released

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living

The Food and Drug Administration released nine new graphic warnings for cigarette packages today -- the first new labels in more than two decades. The...

Cigarette Warning Labels Around The World (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The FDA proposed new, graphic warnings for cigarettes today, following a global trend of shocking imagery designed to dissuade smoking. About 20.6 per...

Feds Propose More Graphic Warning Labels On Cigarette Packs

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. — Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs are among the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels...