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VIDEO: Merchants of Death: BAD ACTS

A discussion of the federal RICO lawsuit against the tobacco industry for its crimes against humanity.
You Tube
added Jul 18, 2014 11:39
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Proposed Reynolds-Lorillard Merger: A Marriage of Tobacco Racketeers With Long Histories of Marketing to Kids

raises important public health issues as well because it would bring together two tobacco giants with a long history of marketing to kids and deceiving the public ... These companies in fact have engaged in illegal conduct, leading a federal judge in 200
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2014 14:13
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[California] Black media left out of tobacco ad buys

will receive zero “apology” advertisements. No black-owned radio broadcasts will feature the advertisement. None of the 13-blacked owned newspapers tobacco companies are purchasing atonement ads for are in California. Dr. William H. Lee, owner and publish
Los Angeles Wave
added Jun 27, 2014 10:43
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Retailers Say Confessional Cig Ads Strip Free-Speech Rights ($$)

violate retailers' First Amendment rights to not display government-sponsored messages against their will, retailers told a D.C. federal court Thursday. The trade group the National Association of Convenience Stories said that the court should reject the
Law360
added Jun 19, 2014 22:45
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Only 13 Black newspapers added to court-approved plan for tobacco apology ads

Judge Kessler said that the concern over African-Americans not being reached was appropriate. Tobacco lawyers countered that the general market newspapers and TV networks would reach more of the African American population than the Black media targeted di
New Pittsburgh (PA) Courier
added Jun 5, 2014 19:09
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Big Tobacco Wins Approval For Confessional Ad Plan ($$)

Kessler teed up what promises to be a bruising fight in the D.C. Circuit over what exactly the ads will say. Under the agreement, the companies will run ads five times a week for a year on the three major networks — ABC, NBC and CBS — in addition to putt
Law360
added Jun 4, 2014 09:54
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Text of Corrective Statements (PDF)

A Federal Court has ruled that Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Altria deliberately deceived the American public about the health effects of smoking, and has ordered those companies to make this statement. Here is the truth:
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 4, 2014 09:39
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ORDER #51 -Remand: CONSENT ORDER IMPLEMENTING THE CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS REMEDY UNDER ORDER #1015 AND ORDER #34-REMAND

The Defendants will purchase a full newspaper page in the first section of the Sunday edition of the following newspapers, .on the schedule listed in Paragraph 5 below: Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Boston Globe; Charlotte Observer; Chicago Sun-Times;
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 4, 2014 09:34
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER #50-Remand (PDF)

case was decided in 2006 and affirmed by our Court of Appeals in 2009. The public has still not received the benefit of any of the remedies ordered by this Court in Order #1015. Publicizing the corrective statements is a major step forward in the effort
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 4, 2014 09:32
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Tobacco companies to publish smoking statements

A U.S. District Court judge has issued her final order on requirements that the nation's three largest tobacco manufacturers publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking. When the statements will appear in full-page newsp
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 4, 2014 09:31
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