Tobacco industry

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Judge orders tobacco companies to say they lied

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal judge is ordering tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and to disclose smoking’s health effects, including the death of 1,200 people […]

11/27/2012

Big tobacco says corrective statements go too far

WASHINGTON (AP) – Tobacco companies are urging a federal judge to reject the government’s proposed industry-financed corrective statements, calling them “forced public confessions.” The Justice Department countered that the statements need to be strong enough […]

10/15/2012

Feds seek full court review of cigarette warnings

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages. A three-judge panel […]

10/09/2012

Court upholds block on graphic cigarette warnings

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A federal appeals court has upheld a decision barring the federal government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages. The U.S. Court of Appeals in […]

08/24/2012

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