Big Tobacco Sues Feds Over Graphic Cigarette Labels

By Mary Collins

Big Tobacco Sues Feds Over Graphic Cigarette Labels

August 17, 2011 Updated Aug 17, 2011 at 8:14 AM EDT

COLUMBIA., S.C., (Indiana's NewsCenter)---Four of five largest firms allege new rules force them to put government anti-smoking advocacy more prominently on packs than own brands

Tobacco companies want a judge to put a stop to new graphic cigarette labels that include the sewn-up corpse of a smoker and pictures of diseased lungs, saying they unfairly urge adults to shun their legal products and will cost millions to produce.




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