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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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US Order Could See Big Tobacco Apologizing for Years of Deceit on Tobacco Health

Big Tobacco is finally seeing the error of its way--not by its own volition, of course. The US Justice Department has worked out an agreement with America's tobacco companies to offer up apologies for all the lies they have fed the public over the years
Brandchannel.com
added Jan 15, 2014 09:02
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Dec 1, 2013-Jan 10, 2014

01/10/2014 6022 STATUS REPORT (JOINT) filed by Defendants ALTRIA GROUP, INC., PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION, LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY, and, on Pla
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 13, 2014 05:48
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6000: DEFENDANTS' NOTICE OF APPEAL TO DC CIRCUIT COURT (1/25/13)

hereby appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from Order #34-Remand of this Court (D.E. #5991), entered on the 27th day of November, 2012, ordering the text of corrective statements, as well as from the Memorandu
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 29, 2013 21:10
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5999: ORDER #35-Remand setting a Motion Hearing for Thursday, February 7, 2013, at 10:00 am (1/23/13)

It is this 23rd day of January, 2013, hereby ORDERED, that a Motion Hearing shall be held on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. on the issue of point-of-sale displays
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 29, 2013 21:05
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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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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 03/23-26/2018

ORDER #80-Remand granting 6252 consent motion to continue hearing. The hearing previously set for March 27, 2018 is continued to April 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 30, 2018 19:57
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6248: REPLY BRIEF OF DEFENDANTS AND REMEDIES PARTIES IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR REFERRAL TO THE SPECIAL MASTER

The parties are now within steps of a total agreement, needing minimal help to close the deal. But Plaintiffs have suddenly stopped short, insisting that Defendants either capitulate to Plaintiffs’ every demand or proceed on their own at risk of contempt
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 16, 2018 02:14
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