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Big Tobacco Says Corrective Statements Go Too Far

U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler, who is hearing the case, has already said she wants the industry to pay for corrective statements in various types of ads. Although she has not made a decision on what the statements will say, she said at Monday's hear
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 16, 2012 07:47
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Appeals court: Tobacco manufacturers must include corrective warning statements

The court wrote that “because courts do not ordinarily order companies to disseminate information absent prior wrongdoing, defendants allege that this phrase communicates that they are being compelled to speak as punishment for prior wrongdoing.” The cour
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 26, 2017 12:56
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Dan K. Webb

one of Mr. Webb's most significant cases was for Philip Morris. He serves as lead counsel in Engle, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.
Winston & Strawn LLP
added Nov 10, 2014 10:55
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[California] Richard Fink: The Koch Brothers’ Big Tobacco Man Behind the Kochtopus Curtain

relatively few people have heard of Richard Fink. And even fewer know of his connections to Big Tobacco – connections which may have influenced the creation and actions of Koch-funded front groups for decades to come. With the Kochs’ support, Fink estab
The Checks and Balances Project
added Feb 6, 2013 05:41
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USA v. Philip Morris, et. al. Appeal: MANDATE, Jun 20, 2017

In accordance with the judgment of April 25, 2017, and pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 41, this constitutes the formal mandate of this court.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 20, 2017 20:36
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BREAKING: FTC OKs $27B Reynolds-Lorillard Merger With Divestitures ($$)

could go ahead with their $27.4 billion merger as long as they sell four cigarette brands to the U.K.'s Imperial Tobacco Group PLC to assuage the watchdog's antitrust concerns. In a split vote, the FTC signed off on the offer from Reynolds and Lorillard
Law360
added May 27, 2015 02:24
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[Canada] Day 127: Jeffrey Wigand's Credibility on Trial

Philip Morris seems to have taken a "ride it out" approach to William Farone, while BAT/B&W/Imperial Tobacco was determined to "shoot the messenger."
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 19, 2013 11:38
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SIEGEL: D.C. District Court Approves Corrective Statements for Cigarette Companies; Rest of the Story Approves Corrective Statements for Federal Government

Here are the corrective statements that The Rest of the Story has approved: A. Serious Adverse Side Effects of Chantix The Rest of the Story has ruled that the Department of Health and Human Services is deceiving the American public about the potential
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 3, 2012 10:53
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al June, 2012

06/11/2012 NOTICE of Log Filing as Required by Order #30-Remand by ALTRIA . . . NOTICE of Submission in Response to Order #30 Remand by LORILLARD . . . NOTICE by R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 24, 2012 13:53
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Simon Chapman: When will the tobacco industry apologise for its galactic harms?

Like many caught-out 5 year olds and recidivist adult sociopaths, the tobacco industry has done none of these things. Its corrective advertising is being done reluctantly after 15 years of legal kicking and screaming, while schmoozing with the global cor
BMJ Group blogs
added Jan 29, 2014 03:30
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