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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

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
added Jan 24, 2014 20:22

[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

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

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

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

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
added Nov 27, 2012 18:51

Big Tobacco Pushes Back Against U.S. Government's 'Forced Public Confessions'

Tobacco companies are urging a federal judge to reject the government's proposed industry-financed corrective statements, calling them "forced public confessions." The Justice Department countered that the statements need to be strong enough to protect p
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 16, 2012 07:45

Behind the scenes in the racketeering case against the tobacco industry

With co-author and APHA member Stanton Glantz, PhD, Eubanks brings readers behind the scenes of that lawsuit in “Bad Acts: The Racketeering Case Against the Tobacco Industry,” newly published by APHA Press. Here she talks with Public Health Newswire abou
Public Health Newswire (APHA)
added Jun 17, 2012 12:04

Tobacco Cos. Tell DC Circ. New Health Warnings Go Too Far ($$)

take issue with the lower judge deciding to keep the phrase “Here is the truth” in the preamble — which is then followed by facts and statistics regarding smoking — arguing that the phrase still violates the circuit’s past mandate by implying the companie
added Feb 14, 2017 19:53
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