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Get Moving On Cig Warnings, Judge Tells Big Tobacco ($$)

Kessler, who has overseen the case for roughly two decades, insisted ... the changes to the statements ordered by the D.C. Circuit are minor and relate only to the heavily contested preamble...suggested the parties hash out the revisions over the next mon
Law360
added Jul 1, 2015 11:52
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Reynolds CEO Pines for the “Old Days” – Does She Miss Joe Camel? Company has long history of deception, marketing to kids

Susan Cameron touted the deal as a return to the “old days” for the tobacco industry. When it comes to Big Tobacco, the “old days” were a time when youth smoking rates were skyrocketing, the industry used cartoons and cowboys to target kids, and tobacco e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:07
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Corporate Disclosure Statement by LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY

certify that, to the best of our knowledge and belief, LTC has ceased to exist as a separate entity. For that reason, LTC has no companies, subsidiaries, or affiliates that have any outstanding securities in the hands of the public, nor does any company o
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 30, 2015 15:43
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Judge Kessler’s Status Hearing: What a Difference a Month Makes…

Finally...with pleas about the rigors of adhering to a “summer schedule” ringing in her ears, Judge Kessler had pretty much heard enough. She said, basically, “Look, it’s ONE SENTENCE, you’re all lawyers, you could get this done in a DAY.”
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 30, 2015 13:30
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ET AL., APPELLEES v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., FORMERLY KNOWN AS PHILIP MORRIS INCORPORATED, ET AL., APPELLANTS (PDF)

the manufacturers maintain that these disclosures “force Defendants to vilify and shame themselves for past wrongdoing,” rather than “reveal the previously hidden truth” about cigarettes as required by our prior decisions
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Jun 30, 2015 12:59
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VIDEO: Sen Whitehouse on global warming skeptics: I hope Dept of Justice sues 'vast denial apparatus'

Speaking to the League of Conservation Voters, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse expresses his want for the US Department of Justice to sue those that are skeptical of catastrophic anthropogenic global warming.
You Tube
added Jun 25, 2015 15:23
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[UK, USA] GORNALL: Why e-cigarettes are dividing the public health community

The tobacco industry used to be seen as the enemy of public health, but the move into e-cigarettes and harm reduction has seen some experts shift their views. Are they right or does industry have more cynical motives? Jonathan Gornall reports
British Medical Journal
added Jun 25, 2015 09:28
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ORDER #57-Remand: the Parties shall appear at a Status Conference on June 30, 2015, at 10:45 a.m

"The preambles, however do no such thing and may not be justified on grounds of general deterrence.” In order to comply with the Court of Appeals’ remand for further proceedings in accordance with its Opinion, the Court hereby ORDERS, that the Parties sh
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 21, 2015 10:29
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Jun 9-Jun 21, 2015 June 21, 2015

ORDER #57-Remand: the Parties shall appear at a Status Conference on June 30, 2015, at 10:45 a.m., to discuss briefing and scheduling of future submissions / NOTICE of Closing of Transaction by R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 21, 2015 09:45
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Reynolds-Lorillard deal may hinge on corrective statements

The final legal piece permitting Reynolds American Inc.’s $29.1 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc. appears to be Reynolds agreeing to run corrective marketing statements that would have been Lorillard’s responsibility. The federal judge who signed Monday
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2015 19:39
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