Repackaging cigarettes--will the courts thwart the FDA?

  title={Repackaging cigarettes--will the courts thwart the FDA?},
  author={Ronald Bayer and Lawrence O. Gostin and Daniel Marcus-Toll},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={367 22},
n engl j med 367;22 november 29, 2012 2065 graphic images depicting the health consequences of smoking — including mouth cancer, lung tumors, and gangrenous limbs (see first image). On August 24, in R.J. Reynolds v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia deemed unconstitutional FDA regulations requiring similar graphic warnings, finding that the mandated packaging violates cigarette companies’ right to free speech by… CONTINUE READING
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