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[Minnesota] This Tongue-in-Cheek Campaign Fixes Big Tobacco’s ‘Corrective Statements’

One of Clearway's corrections reads "For decades, we've denied the truth." According to several industry experts, big tobacco companies designed their court-mandated “corrective statements”—ads explaining the real dangers of smoking—to go unnoticed. That
Ad Week
added Dec 16, 2017 19:50

R.J. Reynolds loses bid to end TV anti-smoking ad requirement

A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected R.J. Reynolds' bid to void a decade-old order requiring tobacco companies to televise "corrective" advertisements....did not show that the judge who ordered the ads exceeded her authority, and waited too long to
added Nov 1, 2016 17:47

Appeals Court May Curtail Judge’s Order on Cigarette Warnings

A federal appeals court on Monday signaled it may scale back a judge’s order requiring tobacco companies to say in product warnings that the industry deceived the American public about the dangers of smoking.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 23, 2015 21:38

[North Carolina] Sexton: Unless you live here, Reynolds' legacy is just blowing smoke

Kessler sits on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and far as I can tell, she’s never lived here and doesn’t know (or care) about the good that R.J. Reynolds has done.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 12, 2015 23:34

Tobacco Companies Criticize Federal Judge

Tobacco companies on Wednesday accused a federal judge of forcing them to inaccurately describe themselves as unscrupulous villains who continue to deceive the public....would only trigger public anger against the companies and should be scrapped.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2015 19:23

[Australia, USA] ACKLAND: Big tobacco goes up in smoke

to publicly announce you have lied to your consumers and deceived them about the appealing nature of your delicious products must have significant implications for tobacco-related litigation. Mind you, this is not an apology. That seems to be a step too
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:59

AUDIO: DENNEY: Blowing Smoke

Carol Denney says the latest smoking fad -- e-cigarettes -- is the same old story. ... are they good for you? Bad for you? Only the guy who owns the proprietary research knows for sure, and in many cases, the tobacco industry owns him.
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Apr 20, 2013 15:47

Corrective Statements: Final POS Retail Ruling Expected Soon

This footnote means that Kessler will issue a followup order and either eliminate the requirement for the manufacturers to place corrective statement posters in retail stores or change her order to take into account the rights of the innocent third parti
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 4, 2012 16:59

Cigarette firms ordered to run ads declaring they lied

Tobacco companies must advertise that they "deliberately deceived" Americans about the health dangers of smoking and manipulated their products to increase addiction, a U.S. judge ordered Tuesday.
USA Today
added Nov 27, 2012 21:46

Judge orders tobacco companies to say they lied

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and that disclose smoking's health effects, including the death on average of 1,200 people a day.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 27, 2012 18:45
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