The FDA’s Tobacco Regulations: The Harm in Banning Harmful Speech

By |2020-01-03T13:37:35-05:00March 31st, 2010|Blog|

One March 19, 2010 the FDA issued a broad set of regulations directly restricting tobacco companies’ ability to advertise and promote their products. The regulations were issued following President Obama’s signing of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act last June, which granted the FDA extensive authority to create such regulations.  The landmark legislation negates the Supreme Court’s 2000 [...]