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Judge renews call for 'truth' statements about cigarettes

A federal judge remains determined to enforce her order that five corrective statements be used by tobacco manufacturers to inform consumers of the risk of smoking cigarettes. However, Judge Gladys Kessler of the D.C. District Court said Monday that the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 10, 2016 02:18
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Judge Rips Big Tobacco For “Ridiculous… Waste Of Precious Time” In Drafting Warning Ads

Seventeen years after federal prosecutors sued the tobacco industry, a full decade after a court ruled that Big Tobacco’s biggest players had maintained an illegal racketeering enterprise in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization
The Consumerist (blog)
added Feb 9, 2016 22:39
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Judge Criticizes Cigarette Makers, Adopts New Warning Statements

The federal judge presiding over government litigation against tobacco companies in a Monday opinion blasted cigarette makers for continuing to fight her court order requiring them to warn the public about the dangers of smoking.
NASDAQ
added Feb 9, 2016 22:39
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Judge Criticizes Tobacco Lawyers' 'Ridiculous' Litigation Strategy

“That is ridiculous—a waste of precious time, energy, and money for all concerned—and a loss of information for the public,” Kessler wrote. “The court has no intention of following that path, although it is obvious that defendants are, once again, attemp
National Law Journal
added Feb 9, 2016 07:47
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Judge Says Big Tobacco's Disclosure Challenge 'Ridiculous' ($$)

"The court has no intention of following that path, although it is obvious that defendants are, once again, attempting to stall any final outcome to this long-standing litigation," she added.
Law360
added Feb 9, 2016 07:47
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AUDIO: 'Very Similar, If Not Identical': U.S. Govt's Lead Prosecutor in Big Tobacco Case on the Emerging Case Against ExxonMobil: 'BradCast' 11/12/2015

"The [tobacco] industry sent out its talking heads to say how ridiculous it was when we first filed the suit, that we would file it under RICO," she tells me, after detailing exactly what a RICO case is. "It's an effective way to deal with this type of
The Brad Blog (Brad Friedman blog)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:10
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6184 ORDER #62-Remand Re: Corrective Statements

ORDERED, that the Parties shall determine what minor changes are needed to implement the Consent Order; and it is further ORDERED, that the Parties shall file their proposed changes no later than April 1, 2016.
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 8, 2016 21:36
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MEMORANDUM OPINION to Order #62-Remand, Feb 8, 2016

Defendants rewrote much of the five statements already approved...would now have this Court return to the drawing board and start the process all over again....That is ridiculous...this Court adopts the corrective statements submitted by the Government
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 8, 2016 21:23
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Feb 3-8, 2016

ORDERED...that the Parties shall be governed by the corrective statements set forth on pages 4-6 of the accompanying Memorandum Opinion; the Parties shall determine what minor changes are needed to implement the Consent Order; and the Parties shall file t
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 8, 2016 21:01
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SIEGEL: More on Failed Disclosures: Even Former Tobacco Industry-Funded Scientists Disclose their Past History of Financial Conflicts

In 2014, Dr. Roger Jenkins was co-author of an article published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology on acute cardiovascular reactions to inhaled particles. ....The tobacco companies were found guilty of violating the RICO statute in large part
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:55
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