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Judge Slams Big Tobacco's Do-Over Request

Philip Morris and other cigarette makers will soon be required to make public statements about the health effects of smoking, after a federal judge called the companies' rewrite request "ridiculous." Monday's ruling stems from a case the U.S. brought
Courthouse News
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37
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PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENORS’ OPENING BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF THE UNITED STATES’ REVISED CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS AND REVISED IMPLEMENTATION PROPOSAL, Oct. 21, 2015

[O]nly one relatively minor issue remains: how to reframe the corrective statements’ preambles to remove the words “deliberately deceived,” which the Court of Appeals determined was impermissible under Section 1964 of RICO because it “disclose[s] defenda
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 22, 2015 03:54
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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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Apologies are over, Big Tobacco looks ready for M&A

British American Tobacco will soon be free to build on its 42 percent stake in Reynolds American Inc. But bankers say British American could also take interest in U.K. rival Imperial Tobacco Group if it can overcome antitrust hurdles in Europe. CNBC's Jo
CNBC
added Jan 24, 2014 20:22
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[Canada] Day 180: A wrinkle in time

two minutes into the introduction of Mr. Jeffery Gentry ... I realized that JTI-Macdonald's third witness at the Montreal Tobacco was another "star" scientiific witness. My first clue that JTI was trying to convert this "fact witness" into a de-facto e
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 6, 2013 16:28
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ARCHIVE: "Tobacco and Health" Expert Witness Report Filed on behalf of Plaintiffs in: "The United States of America, Plaintiff, v. Philip Morris, Inc., et al., Defendants," Civil Action No. 99-CV-02496 (GK))* By Robert N. Proctor

It is difficult even today for non-specialists to obtain a clear sense of the nature or magnitude of such hazards, and this was more true in previous decades, at the height of the tobacco duplicity project. Part of that difficulty can be traced to the co
Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law
added Aug 20, 2013 13:12
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LETTER: Just the Facts on Smoking

We applaud Judge Gladys Kessler's ruling ordering tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied to us about the dangers of smoking and that clearly state the deadly health effects of smoking. These statements are not "forced publi
New York Times
added Dec 6, 2012 02:42
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ORDER #34-Remand: Judge Kessler Tells Tobacco Companies to Issue Corrective Statements (Nov. 27, 2012)

Upon consideration of the briefs, the oral argument, and the entire record herein, and for the reasons set forth in the accompanying Memorandum Opinion, it is hereby
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 27, 2012 19:21
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Tobacco companies ordered to publicly admit deception on smoking dangers

Tobacco companies have been ordered by a federal judge to publicly admit, through advertisements and package warnings, that they deceived American consumers for decades about the dangers of smoking. Federal Judge Gladys Kessler issued her ruling Tuesday
CNN
added Nov 27, 2012 18:51
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Philip Morris, Others Balk At Government-Proposed Fraud Ads ($$)

Tobacco giants Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. told a Washington federal court Monday that the government's proposed advertisements detailing the companies' past fraudulent cigarette marketing go beyond the scope of court mandates and
Law360
added Oct 16, 2012 07:45
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