Cigarette Advertising Essay

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Cigarette Advertising and the First Amendment Alexis A. Rose Lamar University REFERENCES Paralusz, K. M. (1998). Ashes to ashes: Why FDA regulation of tobacco advertising may mark the end of the road for the.. American Journal Of Law & Medicine, 24(1), 89. Walsh, M. (2001). High Court Hears Case on Tobacco-Ad Ban Near Schools. Education Week, 20(33), 27. Paul, D. (n.d). U.S. supports global anti-smoking treaty. USA Today. Crain, R. (1997). Ad industry lacks `wiggle room' in solving cigarette connection. Advertising Age, 68(18), 32. Gostin, L. O. (2002). Corporate Speech and the Constitution: The Deregulation of Tobacco Advertising. American Journal Of Public Health, 92(3), 352-355. Wong, K. L. (1996). Tobacco Advertising and Children: The Limits of First Amendment Protection. Journal Of Business Ethics, 15(10), 1051-1064. Bregman, L. (2007). R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO. V. SHEWRY: HAS THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY MET ITS MATCH?. Journal Of Health Care Law & Policy, 10(1), 165-186. Qi, S. (2013). The impact of advertising regulation on industry: the cigarette advertising ban of 1971. RAND Journal Of Economics (Wiley-Blackwell), 44(2), 215-248. doi:10.1111/1756-2171.12018 FDA: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Protecting and Promoting Your Health Homepage. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Web. 19 Oct. 2009. James, Randy, and Scott Olstad. "Cigarette Advertising." Time Magazine. 15 Jun 2009. Web. 15 Apr. 2013. 10 "Your Doctor Wants You to Smoke." Time Photos. Web. 15 Apr. 2013. Hammond, David. "Graphic Cigarette Pack Labeling Packs a Punch." Cancer Prevention. Web. 15 Apr. 2013. According to the law The First Amendment states that Congress shall make no laws infringing... ... middle of paper ... ...warning labels on their products to inform the consumer of possible health risks that could occur from the product; these labels can be found on products like Tylenol to a bottle of dish soap. The point of the warning labels is to make sure that the consumer is completely informed about the possible dangers of the product that they are purchasing, if they are still aware of the risks and still want to use the product that is up to the buyer. The level of the warning label depends on the potential risk associate with the product; if the product contains less of a risk, then a text of a few words may suffice. However, “with a product like cigarettes, which kills more than 276,000 men and 142,000 women in the US each year”, it is acceptable to say that smoking come with a great risk, therefore a more effective warning label is needed (Hammond 2013).
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