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Obama Appeals Court Ruling On Unconstitutionality Of Tobacco Labels
2012-03-06 14:39:39

The Obama administration has launched an appeal against the ruling of a U.S. court which found that a mandate requiring tobacco corporations to place large, grisly images as health warnings on cigarette packages violates the First Amendment right to free speech.

Graphic Tobacco Packaging Deemed A Violation Of Free Speech
2012-03-01 10:10:56

US District Judge Richard Leon sided with tobacco companies on Wednesday, ruling that regulations requiring large graphic health warnings on cigarette packaging and advertising violate free speech rights under the US Constitution.

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2011-08-17 09:45:00

Four of the largest cigarette makers have filed suit against the FDA, seeking to void as unconstitutional the recent graphic labels and advertising requirement warning consumers about the risks of smoking in hopes of inducing them to quit.

2008-09-07 03:00:00

By Muggli, Monique E Ebbert, Jon O; Robertson, Channing; Hurt, Richard D The major tobacco manufacturers discovered that polonium was part of tobacco and tobacco smoke more than 40 years ago and attempted, but failed, to remove this radioactive substance from their products.

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2008-03-27 01:35:00

New questions regarding “Big Tobacco’s” influence in the research industry arose when the New York Times reported on Wednesday that one project received a large donation from a parent company of cigarette maker Liggett Group Inc.

2006-08-17 22:58:58

By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cigarette makers escaped major financial penalties on Thursday, even though a federal judge found them liable for violating racketeering laws in a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking. U.S.

2006-08-17 19:03:22

By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cigarette makers escaped major financial penalties on Thursday, even though a federal judge found them liable for violating racketeering laws in a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking. U.S.

2006-08-17 18:27:37

By Peter Kaplan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cigarette makers escaped major financial penalties on Thursday, even though a federal judge found them liable for violating racketeering laws in a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking. U.S.

2006-08-17 16:06:02

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday ruled that cigarette makers were liable for a decades-long conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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