In a 29-page decision on Monday, US District Judge Richard J. Leon blocked the implementation of a law on graphic cigarette photos. It would’ve required tobacco companies to include explicit photos detailing the dangers of smoking on cigarette packages.
The 36 images proposed by the Food and Drug Administration include a picture of diseased lungs next to healthy lungs, a man exhaling smoke through
TV reporter Brad Woodward picked about the worst time possible to be caught taking a smoke break.
The five-year veteran of KHOU news in Houston was happily puffing away when the anchors cut to his coverage of an oil fire.