Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court to Review Graphic Label Ruling

Law360, New York (November 1, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT) -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and other tobacco giants are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a Sixth Circuit decision requiring them to label their products with graphic warnings they say violate the First Amendment, according to a recent high court petition.

The tobacco companies are asking the high court to review a March ruling by the Sixth Circuit holding that graphic packaging warnings mandated by the the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act do not violate their Constitutional rights, according to an Oct....
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