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[West Virginia] LETTER: Tobacco industry must come clean

It is well past time for policy makers and court adjudicators to make the tobacco industry come clean, for tobacco prevention and cessation, as well as strong tobacco product taxation and other policies to be given more than just lip service in West Virgi
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 1, 2013 12:44
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Judge deciding if stores must post tobacco apology

While the cigarette makers and the Justice Department this month began discussing how to carry out the corrective statements, a footnote in the ruling said the issue of whether retailers that have agreements with tobacco companies to sell their products-
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 26, 2012 15:04
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[Australia, USA] Tobacco companies should advertise lethality of smoking, say health experts

“We hope that you will share our view that Australians are entitled to the same level of information as the American public about these companies’ deceitful practices and the ways in which these companies and the tobacco industry more broadly have lied t
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 15, 2017 11:19
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Federal Appeals Court: After 11 Years, There’s No More Reason For Big Tobacco To Delay Warning Ads

panel granted some minor tweaks to the wording of these warnings but again shot down the industry’s claims that they violate Big Tobacco’s First Amendment rights. • The court said it now sees no reason for further delays on implementing these warnings.
The Consumerist (blog)
added Apr 26, 2017 03:47
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Oral Argument Calendar - 09/13/2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:30 A.M. USCA Courtroom 31 / Judges Tatel, Edwards, Sentelle / 15-5210 USA v. Philip Morris USA Inc.15 minutes per side
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Sep 13, 2016 08:43
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USA v. MO APPEAL: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Mar 17, 2016

Whether the order exceeded the district court’s authority to “prevent and restrain” future RICO violations does not implicate the district court’s subject-matter jurisdiction, and RJR errs in drawing a different conclusion from the language in the civil r
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 17, 2016 21:41
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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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Judicial order in Reynolds Lorillard deal is strong industry critic

“Counsels were asked directly whether the proposed order would diminish the number of TV spots broadcasting the corrective statements,” Kessler wrote. “The court was strongly assured by all parties that that would not be the result of the proposed order.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 8, 2015 18:44
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[Canada] Day 240: An addictive, useless product that causes death in half its long term users.

plaintiffs say that the Canadian tobacco companies have broken three Quebec laws:...Grossly oversimplified, these are the laws that offer Quebecers the right to life, security and dignity, that protect them from unfair commerce, and that say everyone has
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 2, 2014 14:52
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Viacom, Fox want to run anti-smoking ads too

More TV networks want to gain from tobacco companies' mandate to run anti-smoking ads that will cost tens of millions of dollars. Fox Broadcasting and the company behind MTV, Comedy Central and BET argue that a court-ordered plan to air anti-tobacco ads
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 28, 2014 23:12
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