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The law prohibits all cigarette billboards and makes it illegal for cigarette ads to be posted in shopping malls, movie theaters, stadiums, and other public spaces frequented by minors.
1. What argument might tobacco companies make against the federal statute?
2. Do advertisements receive more or less constitutional protection than movies and newspaper articles? Why is there a distinction, even though all three forms of expression derive a profit?
3. What type of expression is the government trying to censor with its law? What kind of protection does this type of expression receive under the Constitution?