Tobacco Products Liability Project
A $23.6 billion verdict against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds is set to change the landscape of tobacco litigation. Here, professor Richard Daynard, the chair of the School of Law’s Tobacco Products Liability Project, lends his expertise to explain the consequences of the case.
This summer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unveiled graphic new cigarette warning labels that will be required to appear on packages starting next year. We talked to law professor Richard Daynard, the president of the School of Law’s Public Health Advocacy Institute and chair of its Tobacco Products Liability Project, about the effectiveness of warning labels and a lawsuit challenging the new labels’ legality.