As federal regulators impose increasing limits on what manufacturers may say about their products, constitutional protections for commercial speech become ever more important. Indeed, the United States Supreme Court's most recent First Amendment decisions suggest meaningful regard for the value of advertising and labeling as types of protected expression. At the same time, however, federal lawmakers are imposing ever more onerous restrictions on promotional activities and product labeling. The Authors discuss federal law relating to regulation of product labeling.
47 Fla. L. Rev. 63 (1995)