WASHINGTON - A federal judge has blocked the Food and Drug Administration rule requiring tobacco companies to include graphic images depicting the health effects of smoking on packaging, according to published reports. Cigarette makers R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Tobacco Co., Commonwealth Brands Inc., Liggett Group and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. are suing the FDA under the grounds the requirement forces them to take part in anti-smoking advocacy in violation of their First ...
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