Federal Judge Rejects Anti-Smoking Signs

RICHMOND, Va. — A U.S. court judge rejected a New York City rule requiring the display of graphic anti-smoking ads at stores that sell cigarettes.

RICHMOND, Va. — This week a U.S. court judge rejected a New York City rule requiring the display of graphic anti-smoking ads at stores that sell cigarettes.

The signs were to warn about the dangers of smoking by displaying images like that of a diseased lung and a decaying tooth. They reportedly were to be enforced by Jan. 1.

"We are pleased that the Court recognized that only the federal government has the power to control the content of cigarette warnings," said Murra

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