6 Sens. Call For Quick FDA Cigarette Label Appeal

Law360, Washington (November 9, 2011, 3:08 PM EST) -- Six U.S. senators asked the federal government Wednesday to immediately appeal a Washington federal court's injunction against the rollout of new U.S. Food and Drug Administration cigarette label health warnings, saying the injunction will hurt the cause of public health.

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Inc., Commonwealth Brands Inc., Liggett Group LLC and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. Inc. sued the FDA over the warning labels in August, seeking a preliminary injunction staying the implementation of the nine new graphic health warnings and a declaration that...
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