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USA v. MO APPEAL: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Mar 17, 2016

Whether the order exceeded the district court’s authority to “prevent and restrain” future RICO violations does not implicate the district court’s subject-matter jurisdiction, and RJR errs in drawing a different conclusion from the language in the civil r
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 17, 2016 21:41
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Will Exxon face a lawsuit for denying climate science?

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse pressed Attorney General Loretta Lynch...Under President Clinton, the Department of Justice brought and won a civil RICO action against the tobacco industry for its fraud. Under President Obama, the Department of Justice has done n
Grist
added Mar 12, 2016 21:33
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Tobacco Companies Resist Truthful Disclosures

“In accordance with the remand of the Court of Appeals, this court adopts the corrective statements submitted by the government,” Judge Kessler held. Following their scorched earth pattern, Big Tobacco is likely to appeal again.
JD Supra, LLC
added Mar 9, 2016 14:02
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LORILLARD v FDA: Reynolds Petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc, Feb 26, 2016

(i) their confidential information was given to committee members who consult for their competitors, and (ii) those members are paid to disparage in testimony against these plaintiffs the very products about the regulation of which they advise FDA, then a
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 27, 2016 22:10
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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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RJ Reynolds Tells DC Circ. Anti-Smoking Ad Order Is Unfair ($$)

now claims that under Judge Kessler’s order, it has to air a commercial on behalf of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., a British company that R.J. Reynolds acquired through a merger in 2004, even though that company “ceased to exist.” “The sole basis upo
Law360
added Feb 18, 2016 00:01
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USA v. MO APPEAL: APPELLANT’S OPENING BRIEF, Feb 16, 2016

I….The District Court Lacked Jurisdiction To Require B&W Tobacco To Publish Corrective Statements On Television … II….Requiring RJRT To Run A Second, Redundant Set Of Corrective Statements On Television Is Unjust
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 18, 2016 12:36
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Court of Appeals Docket #: 15-5210: USA v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al

01/19/2016...CLERK’S ORDER...The following revised briefing schedule will now apply: APPELLANT Brief due 02/16/2016. APPENDIX due 02/16/2016. APPELLEE Brief due on 03/17/2016. Intervenor-Appellees Brief due 03/31/16. APPELLANT Reply Brief due 04/14/2016 [
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 18, 2016 12:25
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General Docket: United States Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit: USA v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al Appeal From: United States District Court for the District of Columbia ($$)

02/16/2016 Open Document APPELLANT BRIEF [1598898] filed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company [Service Date: 02/16/2016 ] Length of Brief: 10,000 words. [15-5210] (Mandell, Jeffrey)
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Feb 18, 2016 12:23
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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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