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Appeals court: Tobacco manufacturers must include corrective warning statements

The court wrote that “because courts do not ordinarily order companies to disseminate information absent prior wrongdoing, defendants allege that this phrase communicates that they are being compelled to speak as punishment for prior wrongdoing.” The cour
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 26, 2017 12:56
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Federal Appeals Court: After 11 Years, There’s No More Reason For Big Tobacco To Delay Warning Ads

panel granted some minor tweaks to the wording of these warnings but again shot down the industry’s claims that they violate Big Tobacco’s First Amendment rights. • The court said it now sees no reason for further delays on implementing these warnings.
The Consumerist (blog)
added Apr 26, 2017 03:47
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USA v. PHILIP MORRIS, et. al.: Opinion for the Court filed by Senior Circuit Judge SENTELLE. (PDF)

we see no reason why extensive proceedings will be required in the district court. With the minor revisions mandated in this opinion, the district court can simply issue an order requiring the corrected statements remedy to go forward.
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Apr 26, 2017 02:32
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Appellate Court Orders Tobacco Companies to Move Forward with Long-Overdue Corrective Statements about Dangers of Their Products

it is disappointing that the court rejected a requirement that tobacco companies acknowledge the truthfulness of these statements by including the phrase “Here is the truth.” The fact that tobacco companies have repeatedly fought this simple phrase shows
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 26, 2017 02:29
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LETTER TO AG JEFF SESSIONS RE: RECUSAL OF TOBACCO LAWYERS (PDF)

ethical standards would be compromised if any former partner of Jones Day, which has worked tirelessly on behalf of the tobacco industry, participates in the Justice Department’s defense of tobacco regulations or other actions by FDA affecting the ind
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:15
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Health Groups: Justice Department Should Recuse Lawyers Who Represented Tobacco Companies from Tobacco-Related Cases

concerns about Noel Francisco, the nominee for Solicitor General, and Chad Readler, currently Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division, both of whom represented R.J. Reynolds...while they were partners at the law firm Jones Day.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:09
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal: COURTROOM MINUTES OF ORAL ARGUMENT, Feb 14, 2017

The cause was heard as case No. 1 of 3 and argued before the Court by: Michael A. Carvin, counsel for Appellant Philip Morris USA, Inc. Melissa N. Patterson (DOJ), counsel for Appellee USA. Eric R. Glitzenstein, counsel for Appellees Tobacco-Free Kids
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 15, 2017 02:30
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Tobacco Cos. Tell DC Circ. New Health Warnings Go Too Far ($$)

take issue with the lower judge deciding to keep the phrase “Here is the truth” in the preamble — which is then followed by facts and statistics regarding smoking — arguing that the phrase still violates the circuit’s past mandate by implying the companie
Law360
added Feb 14, 2017 19:53
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DOCKET for USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal #: 16-5127

02/07/2017 FORM 72 submitted by arguing attorney, Eric R. Glitzenstein, on behalf of Appellees American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Americans For Nonsmokers’ Rights, National African American Tobacco Prevention
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 8, 2017 03:51
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. Appeal: ORDER for Oral Argument, Feb 6, 2017

the following times are allotted for the oral argument of this case scheduled for February 14, 2017, at 9:30 A.M.: Appellant Philip Morris USA, Inc. -10 Minutes Appellees -10 Minutes...Circuit Judge Brown, and Senior Circuit Judges Sentelle and Randolph
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 7, 2017 01:33
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