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A Review of Three Federal District Court Decisions of 2009 FDA Act

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Since the 2009 FDA Act, there have been three federal district court decisions that ruled against the Act, brought by the tobacco industry.  All three initial decisions were made by one judge. The lawsuits related to the federal government’s attempt to halt importing electronic smoking devices, to require graphic pictorial warnings on tobacco packaging, and to apply a federal scientific review about how menthol makes it easier to start smoking or harder to quit.

Read more about these decisions in Fair Warning’s September 29, 2014 story.