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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal: ORDER, Dec 12, 2016

It is ORDERED, on the court’s own motion, that this case be scheduled for oral argument on February 14, 2017, at 9:30 A.M.
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 13, 2016 03:26
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[North Carolina] Reynolds-Lorillard deal to close Friday

Reynolds spokesman David Howard said Monday that the FTC’s 30-day public comment period “does not preclude the companies from proceeding with closing.” Howard expressed confidence Reynolds will be “ready to hit the ground running” with integration starti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 9, 2015 01:40
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Tobacco companies challege cigarette-ad mandates

In a brief filed Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the companies argue that the corrective statements would require them to “shame and humiliate themselves by confessing to past misconduct and by branding themselves as liars.” Whi
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 30, 2014 05:25
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Big Tobacco Wins Approval For Confessional Ad Plan ($$)

Kessler teed up what promises to be a bruising fight in the D.C. Circuit over what exactly the ads will say. Under the agreement, the companies will run ads five times a week for a year on the three major networks — ABC, NBC and CBS — in addition to putt
Law360
added Jun 4, 2014 09:54
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Jan 17-Jan 21, 2014

01/17/2014 6025 AMICUS BRIEF filed by National Newspaper Publishers Association … 01/21/2014 6026 RESPONSE re 6025 Amicus Curiae Appearance, filed by ALTRIA … 01/21/2014 6027 First MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief by FOX BROADCASTING COMPA
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 22, 2014 07:44
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Science for Sale / Philip Morris uses chemical industry consultants to perpetuate 'light cigarette' myth

Sharon Eubanks, the former Justice Department attorney who led the lawsuit, believes Philip Morris is violating Kessler’s order. The order forbids public statements declaring that low-tar cigarettes have health benefits, even if such statements come from
Center for Public Integrity
added May 12, 2016 13:37
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Judge renews call for 'truth' statements about cigarettes

A federal judge remains determined to enforce her order that five corrective statements be used by tobacco manufacturers to inform consumers of the risk of smoking cigarettes. However, Judge Gladys Kessler of the D.C. District Court said Monday that the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 10, 2016 02:18
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[North Carolina] Federal judge tightens cigarette labeling ban

A federal judge approved Monday a further tightening of the order that bans certain descriptions for traditional cigarettes that include "low tar," "light," and "ultra light." Judge Gladys Kessler, of the D.C. District Court, had banned the use of those
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2015 14:16
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FTC Expected to Clear Reynolds-Lorillard Deal as Soon as Next Week

according to people familiar with the deliberations.... The companies and the FTC have spent several weeks finalizing a settlement to allow the merger, with conditions attached that are intended to protect market competition.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 21, 2015 22:49
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Revised deal on court-ordered ads in tobacco lawsuit will reach more of black community

tobacco companies and the Justice Department are including media outlets that target more of the black community in court-ordered advertisements that say the cigarette makers lied about the dangers of smoking, according to a brief filed in U.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:44
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