US won’t appeal ruling blocking graphic cigarette warnings, FDA to revise labels
By Michael Felberbaum, AP Tobacco Writer | Associated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. government won’t appeal a court decision blocking it from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
In a letter obtained by The Associated [...]
A judge invalidated New York City’s ban on large sugary drinks on Monday, one day before it was to go into effect, dealing Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg a major blow.
The decision by Justice Milton A. Tingling Jr. of the State Supreme Court in Manhattan blocks the city from putting the rules into effect or [...]
Please join us for the sixth annual American Advertising Federation Iowa Legislative Day at the Capitol on behalf of over 1,000 AAF members statewide! Take some time to join in discussions with state legislators and advertising professionals from around the state on the value of advertising services to the State and to promoting products and [...]
For the first time since a failed Florida attempt in 1987, two U.S. governors are proposing state taxes on business services, including advertising, threatening revenue streams for local broadcasters, publishers and outdoor-display owners. Both Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, and Gov. Mark Dayton, D-Minn., are considering as part of their budgets for 2014 plans to reduce [...]
Earlier today, the Federal Trade Commission released its final Commission report Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers. The report calls on companies to implement three primary recommendations for protecting consumer privacy: Privacy by design – privacy protections should be [...]
Yesterday was a significant day for the advertising industry as the White House, Department of Commerce and Federal Trade Commission endorsed the Digital Advertising Alliance self-regulatory program for online interest based advertising. This groundbreaking program helps engender consumer trust by giving consumers the opportunity to protect their privacy and allowing them to [...]
Despite the many calls for delay from many members of industry, non-profits, lawmakers and the law enforcement community, on January 12 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began accepting applications for new top level domains.
In an effort to move forward in a constructive [...]