Correction: Cigarette Label-Lawsuit

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In a Sept. 9 story about the Food and Drug Administration’s opposition to a lawsuit by some of the nation’s tobacco companies challenging new cigarette warning labels, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the agency said the cost of switching to incorporate the new graphics equals about one-tenth of their annual net sales.

The FDA’s filing said the cost was about one-tenth of one percent of their annual net sales.


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