[Ip-health] Los Angeles Times: FDA is blocked from requiring graphic warnings on cigarette labels

Prof. Michael H. Davis michael.davis at law.csuohio.edu
Tue Nov 8 06:30:21 PST 2011


The "reasoning" of this decision would render all pharmaceutical inserts and labels equally suspect. They are filled with opinion and often discourage use.

Mickey Davis

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And let us not even go into whether this is GATS compatible or a 
violation of intellectual property rights (trademarks etc) under 
investment agreements...



On 2011/11/08 03:41 PM, Rachel Kiddell-Monroe wrote:
> oh no.... tobacco have some good lawyers...
>
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 4:11 AM, Thirukumaran Balasubramaniam<
> thiru at keionline.org>  wrote:
>
>> http://www.latimes.com/health/la-fi-tobacco-judge-20111108,0,6289018.story
>>
>> By Alexa Vaughn, Los Angeles Times
>>

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