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American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco

San Francisco requires that advertisements for “sugar-sweetened beverages” contain a warning, taking up 20 percent of the advertising space, that sugary drinks contribute to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay. Unconstitutional compelled speech? The en banc Ninth Circuit unanimously agrees that it is, though they disagree vociferously as to why.


Tags: 2019, Compelled Speech, En Banc, Ninth Circuit

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