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Craigslist “Censored” and the War on Adult Services Ads

For several days in September, Craigslist, the Internet’s premier destination for classified ads, replaced the link to its adult services section with a bar reading “censored.” The eight-letter word was a symbol of the way in which the government managed … Continue reading

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Virginia Attempts to Address Underage Drinking by Impinging Upon Free Speech

Last week, a panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ban on the advertising of alcohol in college newspapers.  The case involved a challenge to the Virginia Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission’s expansive ban on the advertising of … Continue reading

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The FDA’s Tobacco Regulations: The Harm in Banning Harmful Speech

One March 19, 2010 the FDA issued a broad set of regulations directly restricting tobacco companies’ ability to advertise and promote their products. The regulations were issued following President Obama’s signing of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act … Continue reading

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