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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal: BRIEF FOR THE PLAINTIFF-INTERVENOR-APPELLEES TOBACCO-FREE KIDS ACTION FUND, et al., Dec 2, 2016

This is the seventh tobacco company appeal in this “long-running RICO case against the nation’s cigarette manufacturers” for engaging in a “‘pervasive scheme to defraud consumers and potential consumers of cigarettes,’ carried out ‘over the course of mor
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 3, 2016 03:40
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VIDEO: U.S. v. Philip Morris: The Big Win Against Big Tobacco (2016)

Date: Tue, 10/18/2016...This webinar discusses the case, and the role of public health groups who intervened and became parties to the litigation, the case’s impact on tobacco control advocacy and individual lawsuits against the tobacco industry, and the
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:52
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USA v Philip Morris, et. al.: ON APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES (PDF)

Nothing in this Court’s ruling required the removal of the phrase “Here is the truth”...Manufacturers’ proposal to “return to the drawing board and start the process all over again” made it “obvious that Defendants are, once again, attempting to stall any
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 18, 2016 21:32
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Keep Cigarette Warning Order Intact, DC Circ. Told ($$)

federal government on Wednesday defended a lower court’s decision regarding certain corrective statements Philip Morris and other tobacco giants must make about the health and safety of their cigarettes, urging the D.C. Circuit to reject the companies’ ch
Law360
added Nov 18, 2016 21:14
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First female US attorney general Janet Reno dies

her Department of Justice handled ... suing the tobacco industry along with several states to recover health care money spent on people who suffered the effects of smoking.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:44
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LETTER: Big Tobacco blowing smoke

Judge Gladys Kessler ruled that 10 tobacco industry defendants had violated civil racketeering laws...They have poured millions into opposing local and statewide restrictions on smoking in public places and workplaces like the one that passed in Boulder i
Boulder (CO) Weekly
added Nov 4, 2016 17:04
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RJ Reynolds Can't Escape Anti-Smoking Ad Order In DC Circ. ($$)

Reynolds must run two sets of corrective television commercials detailing the health consequences of smoking, one for itself and one for a now-dissolved company it previously acquired, the D.C. Circuit affirmed Tuesday, concluding a lower court did not ov
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:32
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Reynolds loses appeal on double corrective statements requirement

Part of Kessler’s ruling was a requirement that the manufacturers run corrective statements on their products. Reynolds did not appeal the double set of corrective statements requirement until 2014, saying its remedial obligations related to Brown and Wi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 2, 2016 06:46
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USA v Philip Morris, et. al.: Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (PDF)

RJR cannot have it both ways. Either the remedial order imposes a double-ad requirement, in which case we have appellate jurisdiction but RJR has no excuse for its untimeliness, or the order is unclear, in which case we would lack jurisdiction to ente
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Nov 1, 2016 18:21
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R.J. Reynolds loses bid to end TV anti-smoking ad requirement

A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected R.J. Reynolds' bid to void a decade-old order requiring tobacco companies to televise "corrective" advertisements....did not show that the judge who ordered the ads exceeded her authority, and waited too long to
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2016 17:47
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