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Over a Decade Later, Judge Finalizes Cigarette-Box Warnings

The statement is divided into five sections, with each section having a preamble that introduces a series of bulleted factual statements about the negative health consequences of smoking. The preamble originally read “a federal court has ordered [defen
Courthouse News
added Jun 29, 2017 09:49

USA v. Philip Morris, et. al. Appeal: MANDATE, Jun 20, 2017

In accordance with the judgment of April 25, 2017, and pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 41, this constitutes the formal mandate of this court.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 20, 2017 20:36

USA v. Philip Morris, et. al. Appeal: J U D G M E N T, April 25, 2017

it is ORDERED and ADJUDGED that the judgment of the District Court appealed from in these causes be affirmed in part, reversed in part, and the case be remanded for further proceedings, in accordance with the opinion of the court filed herein this date.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 20, 2017 20:31

LETTER from 51 Health Groups to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price (PDF)

As to e-cigarettes and related products, the record cited by the FDA in the May 2016 final rule, and the record cited by the government in the DOJ brief in support of its summary judgment motion in the Nicopure Labs case, make a compelling case for regu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2017 17:24

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

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

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

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


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

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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