Public Health Groups Sue to Force FDA Action on Graphic Warnings

After years of waiting for the graphic warning labels for cigarettes mandated by the Tobacco Control Act, the American Academy of Pediatrics, Massachusetts Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics, American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Truth Initiative and three individual pediatricians filed a lawsuit against the FDA to force the agency to comply with the law. The Tobacco Control Legal Consortium at the Public Health Law Center applauds our partners for this bold action to protect public health. Click here to learn more