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Judge blocks graphic images on cigarette packages

By Nedra Pickler, Associated Press on Nov. 07, 2011, at 12:42 p.m.
WASHINGTON — A judge on Monday blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing tobacco companies next year to put graphic images on their cigarette packages to show the dangers of smoking.   U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled that it’s likely the cigarette makers will succeed in a …