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EDITORIAL: Our View: Battle against Big Tobacco far from over

the limited ad campaign pales in comparison to what the tobacco industry has pumped into the public consciousness...rates of decline have slowed…That is reason enough to call for better use of the funds awarded to states in the 1998 tobacco settlement…It
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Feb 25, 2015 19:33
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Tobacco Companies Fight Court-Ordered Public Health Warnings

the preamble seemed to focus on the conduct of the tobacco companies, and not their products. Melissa Patterson...replied that U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler determined the preamble was necessary to make sure tobacco companies couldn’t try to undermin
National Law Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 12:55
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Appeals Court May Curtail Judge''s Order on Cigarette Warnings--Update

the court suggested Judge Kessler was on solid ground when she ordered the tobacco companies to say they "intentionally designed cigarettes with enough nicotine to create and sustain addiction."...Tatel expressed reservations about Judge Kessler's decisio
NASDAQ
added Feb 24, 2015 14:20
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Tobacco Cos. Fight Order For Statements On Cigarette Ads ($$)

Estrada said the court should be limited to mandating statements about the “previously hidden truth about the product” and not the conduct of the companies. “Statements that pass muster must relate to the intrinsic nature of the product and not the defe
Law360
added Feb 24, 2015 13:08
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Appeals Court May Curtail Judge’s Order on Cigarette Warnings

A federal appeals court on Monday signaled it may scale back a judge’s order requiring tobacco companies to say in product warnings that the industry deceived the American public about the dangers of smoking.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 23, 2015 21:38
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Tobacco companies fighting over claims on smoking's effects

they’re ready and willing to pass along factual public health information about cigarettes, but said they won’t go along with being forced to underwrite an ad campaign that would have the companies brand themselves as liars. The statements imply “that we
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 23, 2015 15:27
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Justice Dept. vs. Big Tobacco battle over cigarettes continues

Tobacco companies battle the Obama administration today, as a key court considers what they can be compelled to say about their cigarettes... "The district court ordered a series of inflammatory statements that require [the companies] to denigrate themsel
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Feb 23, 2015 12:48
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US COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES (Dec 1, 2014)

The issue presented is whether the text of the corrective statements is consistent with this Court’s prior decision upholding the district court’s use of a corrective statement remedy under 18 U.S.C. § 1964(a) and the Constitution.
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 22, 2015 19:09
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What We Talk about When We Talk about Corrective Statements

These are the statements at issue in the proceeding Monday morning—primarily the phrase,”deliberately deceived the American public” in the preamble to each statement:
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 22, 2015 18:33
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Harry T. Edwards

When President Carter took office in 1977, there were only two blacks and one woman among the active federal court of appeals judges....During his nearly seven years as Chief Judge of the D.C. Circuit, Edwards directed numerous IT initiatives at the D.C.
Wikipedia
added Feb 22, 2015 16:56
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