ANA Calls on Supreme Court to Take Up Case Linking Lead Poisoning to Early Sherwin-Williams Ads

2017 ruling ordered 3 paint brands to pay $1.5 billion

The brand dropped a related lobbying effort this summer. Getty Images

Last week, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and a libertarian-leaning public interest law firm filed a “friend of the court” brief imploring the United States Supreme Court to take up a case in which the State of California ordered Sherwin-Williams and other paint brands to pay more than $1 billion to help eradicate the public health risks of lead paint in homes.

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@PatrickCoffee Patrick Coffee is a senior editor for Adweek.