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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6223-6: (Proposed) ORDER # ___ -Remand SECOND SUPERSEDING CONSENT ORDER IMPLEMENTING THE CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS REMEDY FOR NEWSPAPERS AND TELEVISION

A. Adverse Health Effects of Smoking 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. • Smoking kills, on average, 1,200 Americans. Every day. • Mor
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 3, 2017 16:57
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[Australia, Uruguay] Novel Investment Support Program May Help With Asymmetry

program launched last month at the United Nations that will provide pro bono on-demand legal and professional assistance to the world's poorest countries...... against Australia and Uruguay over tobacco packaging regulations, both of which were recently d
Law360
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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Macy's Lawsuit: SelfHelpWorks Offers Clarity For Wellness Programs

“The important thing to note here is that Macy’s did in fact offer their smokers a tobacco cessation program that would allow them to qualify for the tobacco-free health insurance rates,” said Noar. “However, the Reasonable Alternative requirements are c
PR Web
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6225: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS

On this day, the parties are submitting a motion for entry of a proposed consent order regarding implementation of the corrective statements remedy for newspapers and television. That proposed consent order also incorporates the English and Spanish text
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 3, 2017 16:12
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6223: CONSENT MOTION FOR ENTRY OF SECOND SUPERSEDING CONSENT ORDER IMPLEMENTING THE CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS…

the present (proposed) Newspaper and TV Consent Order provides that if the Court adopts the (proposed) Newspaper and TV Order without modification, then the tobacco companies will not challenge that Order on appeal, and the specific implementation executi
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 3, 2017 16:05
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[Australia] Ban smoking for under-21s: Andrew Forrest

Western Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is preparing to launch legal action against tobacco firms as part of a campaign to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Mr Forrest will seek billions in compensation for the damage caused by smo
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:56
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[France, Illinois] Magistrate Judge Orders Rolling Paper Documents To Be Turned Over For Discovery

ordered a tobacco company to produce documents regarding the design of its rolling papers that are in the possession of one of its French subsidiaries in a trademark infringement countersuit after finding that French law does not entirely preempt the comp
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2017 23:40
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Man Tells Ohio High Court Expert Testimony Meets Causation Standard

An expert’s testimony that asbestos and tobacco use both substantially contributed to a man’s lung cancer easily meets Ohio’s causation standard and does not require review, a man argues to the Ohio Supreme Court in a Sept. 27 brief (Kevin E. Howell v. Co
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2017 23:39
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[California] Cali. Court Affirms $765,000 Fine For Tax-Free Cigarettes ($$)

held up a $765,000 fine given to a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria tribe for selling tax-free cigarettes at two of his shops in Indian Country, ruling that federal law and tribal sovereignty do not trump state regulations in this case.
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 21:38
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[Australia, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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