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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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VIDEOS: SEE THE ANTI-SMOKING TV ADS BIG TOBACCO IS FORCED TO RUN

Get ready for the most bland anti-smoking campaign you will ever see...are as basic as it gets. The spots simply show black text against a white background, along with a voiceover, warning against the adverse health effects of smoking and the addictive p
Advertising Age
added Nov 22, 2017 12:44
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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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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6227: ORDER #[72] -Remand: SECOND SUPERSEDING CONSENT ORDER IMPLEMENTING THE CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS

The corrective statements remedy under Order #1015…is hereby MODIFIED as set forth below:...A Federal Court has ordered Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA1 to make this statement about the health effects of smoking.
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 6, 2017 04:54
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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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