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Reynolds CEO Pines for the “Old Days” – Does She Miss Joe Camel? Company has long history of deception, marketing to kids

Susan Cameron touted the deal as a return to the “old days” for the tobacco industry. When it comes to Big Tobacco, the “old days” were a time when youth smoking rates were skyrocketing, the industry used cartoons and cowboys to target kids, and tobacco e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:07
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Court of Appeals Docket for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Sep 29-Jan 07, 2015

•01/07/2015 Open Document JOINT APPELLANT REPLY BRIEF [1530542] filed by Altria Group, Inc., Lorillard Tobacco Company, Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in 13-5028, 14-5161 [Service Date: 01/07/2015 ] Length of Brief: 6,987 Words.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 9, 2015 00:49
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Once Upon a Time, on a Day Far, Far Away . . .

considering the briar patch of complications, certain appeals and likely delays exposed at the DOJ hearing, perhaps reporters feel that by the time anything actually happens in real life due to this trial, their grandchildren will be covering it anyway.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 24, 2014 01:40
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VIDEO: Tobacco firms told to pay for adverts warning of dangers

The judge has also instructed the adverts to include an admission that the companies lied about the harm that smoking can cause.
BBC Online
added Mar 22, 2013 15:24
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Big tobacco ordered to smoke out false statements

"[M]andatory disclosures alerting the consumer to wrongdoing and giving accurate information about that wrongdoing have been upheld. They are neither unprecedented nor controversial," Kessler said.
Law.com
added Nov 28, 2012 15:31
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Big tobacco companies resist admissions of wrongdoing

The companies - including Altria Group Inc and Reynolds American Inc - have been fighting with the U.S. Justice Department for six years about the wording of what are known as "corrective statements."
Reuters
added Oct 16, 2012 07:41
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al: Feb 22, 2016

NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL OF APPEARANCE as to ALTRIA GROUP, INC,....Attorney Beth A. Wilkinson terminated. (Wilkinson, Beth)
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 23, 2016 22:10
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US COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES (Dec 1, 2014)

The issue presented is whether the text of the corrective statements is consistent with this Court’s prior decision upholding the district court’s use of a corrective statement remedy under 18 U.S.C. § 1964(a) and the Constitution.
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 22, 2015 19:09
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20140929 APPELLANTS’ OPENING BRIEF

the district court’s corrective statements violate the First Amendment and this Court’s 2009 mandate because they would compel Defendants to confess past misconduct and make assertions unsupported by the district court’s findings of fact, rather than prov
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 1, 2014 08:13
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U.S. Judge Orders Tobacco Companies to Admit Deception and Tell the Truth to the American People

Today's ruling is a critical step toward ending decades of tobacco industry deception that has resulted in millions of premature deaths, untold suffering and billions in health care costs. Requiring the tobacco companies to finally tell the truth is a sm
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 27, 2012 21:57
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