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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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[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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[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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DOCKET for USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al., Jun 20-30, 2017

06/30/2017 6210 NOTICE Triennial Report On Changes In Trade Secret Or Confidential Status Of Documents by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 2, 2017 02:12
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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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