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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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[Australia, Europe, Ireland, UK, USA] ANALYSIS: Big Tobacco hurt by legal and mindset changes

Big Tobacco is proving notoriously hard to stub out but legal changes, excise hikes and the illicit trade are hurting it, writes John Hearne
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 22, 2013 10:45
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Tobacco Cos. Appeal Order On Confessional Cigarette Ads

Law360
added Jan 26, 2013 06:40
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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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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal: BRIEF FOR THE PLAINTIFF-INTERVENOR-APPELLEES TOBACCO-FREE KIDS ACTION FUND, et al., Dec 2, 2016

This is the seventh tobacco company appeal in this “long-running RICO case against the nation’s cigarette manufacturers” for engaging in a “‘pervasive scheme to defraud consumers and potential consumers of cigarettes,’ carried out ‘over the course of mor
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 3, 2016 03:40
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Judge Slams Big Tobacco's Do-Over Request

Philip Morris and other cigarette makers will soon be required to make public statements about the health effects of smoking, after a federal judge called the companies' rewrite request "ridiculous." Monday's ruling stems from a case the U.S. brought
Courthouse News
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37
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PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENORS’ OPENING BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF THE UNITED STATES’ REVISED CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS AND REVISED IMPLEMENTATION PROPOSAL, Oct. 21, 2015

[O]nly one relatively minor issue remains: how to reframe the corrective statements’ preambles to remove the words “deliberately deceived,” which the Court of Appeals determined was impermissible under Section 1964 of RICO because it “disclose[s] defenda
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 22, 2015 03:54
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Text of Corrective Statements (PDF)

A Federal Court has ruled that Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Altria deliberately deceived the American public about the health effects of smoking, and has ordered those companies to make this statement. Here is the truth:
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 4, 2014 09:39
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Apologies are over, Big Tobacco looks ready for M&A

British American Tobacco will soon be free to build on its 42 percent stake in Reynolds American Inc. But bankers say British American could also take interest in U.K. rival Imperial Tobacco Group if it can overcome antitrust hurdles in Europe. CNBC's Jo
CNBC
added Jan 24, 2014 20:22
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