FDA Wants to Delay Graphic Warnings

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked a federal judge in Texas to delay the effective date of a rule requiring graphic health warnings on cigarette packages due to the outbreak of Covid-19, reports Reuters.

    The FDA and tobacco companies that are suing the agency have asked the court to delay the effective date from June 18, 2021, to Oct. 16, 2021.