153 F.3d 155 (4th Cir. 1998), 97-1604, Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. v. Food & Drug Admin.

Docket Nº:97-1604, 97-1581, 97-1606, 97-1614 and 97-1605.
Citation:153 F.3d 155
Party Name:BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION; Lorillard Tobacco Company; Philip Morris, Incorporated; RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company, Plaintiffs-Appellants, and Coyne Beahm, Incorporated; Liggett Group, Incorporated, Plaintiffs, v. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION; David A. Kessler, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Defendants-Appellees. Attorneys General of
Case Date:August 14, 1998
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
 
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153 F.3d 155 (4th Cir. 1998)

BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION; Lorillard Tobacco

Company; Philip Morris, Incorporated; RJ

Reynolds Tobacco Company, Plaintiffs-Appellants,

and

Coyne Beahm, Incorporated; Liggett Group, Incorporated, Plaintiffs,

v.

FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION; David A. Kessler, M.D.,

Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Defendants-Appellees.

Attorneys General of the State of Minnesota; State of

Alaska; State of Arizona; State of Arkansas; State of

Colorado; State of Connecticut; State of Florida; State

of Hawaii; State of Illinois; State of Indiana; State of

Iowa; State of Louisiana; State of Kansas; State of

Maine; State of Maryland; State of Massachusetts; State

of Michigan; State of Mississippi; State of Missouri;

State of Montana; State of Nevada; State of New Hampshire;

State of New Jersey; State of New Mexico; State of New

York; State of North Dakota; State of Ohio; State of

Oklahoma; State of Oregon; State of Pennsylvania; State

of Rhode Island; State of South Dakota; State of Texas;

State of Utah; State of Vermont; State of Washington;

State of West Virginia; State of Wisconsin; The City and

County of San Francisco; Public Citizen; The American

Academy of Pediatrics; American Cancer Society; American

College of Preventive Medicine; American Heart Association;

American Lung Association; American Medical Association;

American Medical Women's Association; American Public

Health Association; American Society of Addiction Medicine;

The HMO Group; National Association of Elementary School

Principals; National Association of Secondary School

Principals; National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids; State

of Kentucky; Washington Legal Foundation ("WLF"); Mario

Andretti; Don Garlits; Al Unser; Rusty Wallace; Cale

Yarborough; Richard Burr, Cass Ballenger, Howard Coble,

United States Representatives, Lauch Faircloth, United

States Senator, Amici Curiae.

COYNE BEAHM, INCORPORATED; Brown & Williamson Tobacco

Corporation; Philip Morris, Incorporated; RJ Reynolds

Tobacco Company; National Association of Convenience

Stores; Acme Retail, Incorporated; United States Tobacco

Company; Conwood Company, LP; National Tobacco Company,

LP; Pinkerton Tobacco Company; Swisher International,

Incorporated; Central Carolina Grocers, Incorporated; J.T.

Davenport, Incorporated; North Carolina Tobacco

Distributors Committee, Incorporated; The American

Advertising Federation; American Association of Advertising

Agencies; Association of National Advertisers,

Incorporated; Magazine Publishers of America; The Outdoor

Advertising Association of America, Incorporated; Point of

Purchase Advertising Institute; Lorillard Tobacco Company,

Plaintiffs-Appellees,

and

Liggett Group, Incorporated, Plaintiff,

v.

FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION; David A. Kessler, M.D.,

Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Defendants-Appellants.

Attorneys General of the State of Minnesota; State of

Alaska; State of Arizona; State of Arkansas; State of

Colorado; State of Connecticut; State of Florida; State

of Hawaii; State of Illinois; State of Indiana; State of

Iowa; State of Louisiana; State of Kansas; State of

Maine; State of Maryland; State of Massachusetts; State

of Michigan; State of Mississippi; State of Missouri;

State of Montana; State of Nevada; State of New Hampshire;

State of New Jersey; State of New Mexico; State of New

York; State of North Dakota; State of Ohio; State of

Oklahoma; State of Oregon; State of Pennsylvania; State

of Rhode Island; State of South Dakota; State of Texas;

State of Utah; State of Vermont; State of Washington;

State of West Virginia; State of Wisconsin; City and

County of San Francisco; Public Citizen; The American

Academy of Pediatrics; American Cancer Society; American

College of Preventive Medicine; American Heart Association;

American Lung Association; American Medical Association;

American Medical Women's Association; American Public

Health Association; American Society of Addiction Medicine;

The HMO Group; National Association of Elementary School

Principals; National Association of Secondary School

Principals; National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids; State

of Kentucky; Washington Legal Foundation ("WLF"); Mario

Andretti; Don Garlits; Al Unser; Rusty Wallace; Cale

Yarborough; Richard Burr, Cass Ballenger, Howard Coble,

United States Representatives, Lauch Faircloth, United

States Senator, Amici Curiae.

COYNE BEAHM, INCORPORATED; Brown & Williamson Tobacco

Corporation; Lorillard Tobacco Company; Philip Morris,

Incorporated; RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company; United States

Tobacco Company; Conwood Company, LP; National Tobacco

Company, LP; Pinkerton Tobacco Company; Swisher

International, Incorporated; Central Carolina Grocers,

Incorporated; J.T. Davenport, Incorporated; North Carolina

Tobacco Distributors Committee, Incorporated; The American

Advertising Federation; American Association of Advertising

Agencies; Association of National Advertisers,

Incorporated; Magazine Publishers of America; The Outdoor

Advertising Association of America, Incorporated; Point of

Purchase Advertising Institute; National Association of

Convenience Stores; Acme Retail, Incorporated, Plaintiffs-Appellees,

and

Liggett Group, Incorporated, Plaintiff,

v.

FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION; David A. Kessler, M.D.,

Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Defendants-Appellants.

Attorneys General of the State of Minnesota; State of

Alaska; State of Arizona; State of Arkansas; State of

Colorado; State of Connecticut; State of Florida; State

of Hawaii; State of Illinois; State of Indiana; State of

Iowa; State of Louisiana; State of Kansas; State of

Maine; State of Maryland; State of Massachusetts; State

of Michigan; State of Mississippi; State of Missouri;

State of Montana; State of Nevada; State of New Hampshire;

State of New Jersey; State of New Mexico; State of New

York; State of North Dakota; State of Ohio; State of

Oklahoma; State of Oregon; State of Pennsylvania; State

of Rhode Island; State of South Dakota; State of Texas;

State of Utah; State of Vermont; State of Washington;

State of West Virginia; State of Wisconsin; City and

County of San Francisco; Public Citizen; The American

Academy of Pediatrics; American Cancer Society; American

College of Preventive Medicine; American Heart Association;

American Lung Association; American Medical Association;

American Medical Women's Association; American Public

Health Association; American Society of Addiction Medicine;

The HMO Group; National Association of Elementary School

Principals; National Association of Secondary School

Principals; National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids; State

of Kentucky; Washington Legal Foundation ("WLF"); Mario

Andretti; Don Garlits; Al Unser; Rusty Wallace; Cale

Yarborough; Richard Burr, Cass Ballenger, Howard Coble,

United States Representatives, Lauch Faircloth, United

States Senator, Amici Curiae.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONVENIENCE STORES; Acme Retail,

Incorporated, Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

David A. KESSLER, Commissioner of the Food & Drug

Administration; Food & Drug Administration,

Defendants-Appellees,

Attorneys General of the State of Minnesota; State of

Alaska; State of Arizona; State of Arkansas; State of

Colorado; State of Connecticut; State of Florida; State

of Hawaii; State of Illinois; State of Indiana; State of

Iowa; State of Louisiana; State of Kansas; State of

Maine; State of Maryland; State of Massachusetts; State

of Michigan; State of Mississippi; State of Missouri;

State of Montana; State of Nevada; State of New Hampshire;

State of New Jersey; State of New Mexico; State of New

York; State of North Dakota; State of Ohio; State of

Oklahoma; State of Oregon; State of Rhode Island; State

of South Dakota; State of Texas; State of Utah; State of

Vermont; State of Washington; State of Wisconsin; State

of West Virginia; City and County of San Francisco; Public

Citizen; The American Academy of Pediatrics; American

Cancer Society; American College of Preventive Medicine;

American Cancer Society; American Lung Association;

American Medical Association; American Medical Women's

Association; American Public Health Association; American

Society of Addiction Medicine; The HMO Group; National

Association of Elementary School Principals; National

Association of Secondary School Principals; National Center

for Tobacco-Free Kids; State of Kentucky; Washington Legal

Foundation, ("WLF"); Mario Andretti, Don Garlits; Al

Unser; Rusty Wallace; Cale Yarborough; Richard Burr, Cass

Ballenger, Howard Coble, United States Representatives,

Lauch Faircloth, United States Senator, Amici Curiae.

UNITED STATES TOBACCO COMPANY; Brown & Williamson Tobacco

Corporation; Conwood Company, LP; National Tobacco

Company, LP; Pinkerton Tobacco Company; Swisher

International, Incorporated; Central Carolina Grocers,

Incorporated; J.T. Davenport, Incorporated; North Carolina

Tobacco Distributors Committee, Incorporated, Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION; David A. Kessler, M.D.,

Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Defendants-Appellees.

Attorneys General of the State of Minnesota; State of

Alaska; State of Arizona; State of
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