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Trial Ace: Winston & Strawn's Dan Webb ($$)

co-chairman Dan K. Webb has cross-examined former President Ronald Reagan and other prominent figures during his 45 years as a trial attorney... Dan Webb makes his closing arguments for co-defendant Philip Morris in Andy Allen v. R.J. Reynolds, an Engle p
added Oct 5, 2015 23:16

ORDER #61-Remand: Briefing Schedule (Oct 1, 2015)

• No later than October 21, 2015 at 5 :00 p .m . , the Government and Plaintiff-Intervenors shall file their opening briefs; • No later than November 11, 2015 at 5 :00 p .m . , Defendants shall file their combined opening brief and opposition; • No lat
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 1, 2015 23:46

DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Oct 1, 2015

ORDER #61-Remand: The Parties shall file briefs addressing both amendments to the language of the corrective statements and the details of their implementation on the following schedule: No later than October 21, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., the Government and Pla
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 1, 2015 23:30

Rise of the Planet of the Monkey Wrenches

Kessler came into court today impatient with the parties' lack of progress on wording for the corrective statements that adheres to May's Court of Appeals ruling. She left with, I’m sure, a headache-inducing blow from a monkey wrench thrown from out of no
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 1, 2015 13:23

DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Sep, 2015

09/30/2015 MINUTE ORDER: The time for the Status Conference on October 1, 2015, is hereby changed to 10:30 a.m. Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 9/30/15. (CL) (Entered: 09/30/2015)
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 30, 2015 12:15

Is the fossil fuel industry, like the tobacco industry, guilty of racketeering?

Last week, after an eight-month investigation, InsideClimate News revealed that from the late-1970s to the mid-1980s, scientists at Exxon were in fact at the cutting edge of climate science... Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has noted that the fossil f
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:55

[North Carolina] Federal judge tightens cigarette labeling ban

A federal judge approved Monday a further tightening of the order that bans certain descriptions for traditional cigarettes that include "low tar," "light," and "ultra light." Judge Gladys Kessler, of the D.C. District Court, had banned the use of those
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2015 14:16

DC Judge Limits Tobacco Health Claim Ban to US ($$)

Kessler updated her original order with the addition of a “domestic-nexus clause” in two places. Judge Kessler made the move after it was brought up by the various public health groups, such as the American Heart Association and American Lung Association
added Sep 21, 2015 20:53


Forbidden health descriptors include the words “low tar,” “light,” “ultra light,” “mild,” “natural,” and any other words which reasonably could be expected to result in a consumer believing that smoking the cigarette brand using that descriptor may result
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 21, 2015 16:10

SIEGEL: FDA Says Some Cigarettes are Safer than Others, But Not Electronic Cigarettes

The public is being told that slight differences in tobacco smoke constituents change the health risks of smoking, but that taking the tobacco out completely does not alter the health risks. The absurdity and irony of this story did not escape the notic
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 18, 2015 12:23
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