Altria Group v. Good

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Oct 6, 2008
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
5-4
Author
Stevens
Term

Issue: Whether the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act preempts state law deceptive practice claims in connection with the advertising of cigarettes as “light” or containing “lower tar and nicotine.”

Judgment: Affirmed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on December 15, 2008.

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