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New FDA Rule Regulates E-Cig Advertisement Warnings

Kerry Yoakum | July 16th, 2018

Advertising for electronic cigarettes that deliver nicotine via vapor is a growing category for out of home advertising.  Effective August 10, ads for e-cigarettes must include a warning that nicotine is addictive. New rules from the

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Supreme Court Declines On/Off-Premise Sign Case

Kerry Yoakum | June 4th, 2018

On May 29, the US Supreme Court declined a challenge to San Francisco’s outdoor advertising restrictions which permit on-premise advertising but prohibit off-premise advertising. In 2015, Contest Promotions, a company that runs raffles for prizes such

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Hometown Billboards Target Messages to Members of Congress

Ken Klein | December 18th, 2017

Mail and phone calls are constant in congressional offices. When constituents want to punctuate their messages, they post billboards “back home.” The wireless industry is thanking allies in Congress for progress toward the fifth generation wireless (5G).

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What can we learn from Idaho?

Myron Laible | December 11th, 2017

I was chatting with 30-year billboard veteran Larry Alder about local regulatory battles in Idaho . . . Larry mentioned that his longtime boss Scott Butterfield would retire soon (Scott’s last day is January 5, 2018).

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Top OOH Cases Currently in Court

Ken Klein | November 26th, 2017

Leading court cases across the country affecting OOH advertising have a common thread: The First Amendment. Here is a status report: Tennessee Billboard Law The state’s billboard-control law has been invalidated. The State of Tennessee is

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