Big Tobacco Rescues NYC From Gory Posters

12.30.10 Bucky Turco

Consumers in NYC will once again be able to buy stuff, cigarettes included, without having to see rotting body parts. Ruling on a lawsuit filed by retailers and three of the country’s biggest cigarette kingpins, a federal judge said the city went too far by imposing its grisly anti-smoking ads on store owners, only the federal government has the authority to do that. Please inform your local bodega at once.