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Follow Up on Effective Dates of New Rules on E-Cig Advertising
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

In recent days, there have been a number of broadcast trade press articles about new regulations that have gone into effect for e-cig advertising. We

New Federal Advertising Rules on E-Cigs and Other Tobacco Products Adopted - To Become Effective within Two Years
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

E-Cigs and vape shops have become a new advertising category for many broadcast stations over the last few years. Unlike ads for cigarettes, little

World Health Organisation report on e-cigarettes prompts new laws in Queensland
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • September 12 2014

On 9 September 2014 the Queensland Government proposed amendments to the State's smoking laws (Tobacco and Other Smoking Products Act 1998 (Qld)

Tobacco companies sue over FDA images on warning labels
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2011

Five tobacco companies filed suit on constitutional grounds against the Food and Drug Administration on August 16 over its new rule requiring graphic warning labels including images on cigarette packaging and advertising.

Anti-tobacco law professor predicts opening of food litigation floodgates
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2011

George Washington University Law School Professor John Banzhaf, who teaches “public interest” law, has issued a press release discussing recent class action claims against ConAgra over its “All Natural” cooking oil representations.

FDA releases images for cigarette packaging
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2011

The Food and Drug Administration released nine new images that must appear on all cigarette packaging and advertisements.

FDA reveals graphic proposed warning labels for cigarettes
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2010

The Food and Drug Administration unveiled 36 proposed warning labels for cigarette packs, pursuant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, that gives the agency the power to regulate tobacco products for the first time and to promulgate warning labels.

FDA unveils proposed graphic warnings
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2010

The New York Times and several other media outlets reported earlier this month that the FDA is proposing new graphic warnings for cigarette packages and advertisements.

Boston considers action on sugary drink sales in city-owned buildings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2010

Boston city officials are reportedly considering a move to prohibit or restrict sugar-sweetened beverages sold on city-owned property as a way of combatting obesity.

New law allows FDA to regulate tobacco products
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2009

On June 22, 2009, President Obama signed into law H.R. 1256, the “Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act,” as amended.