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26 February 2015

USA: 3 major tobacco companies reach $100 million settlement in health-related tobacco lawsuits

Author: Reuters

“Tobacco companies to settle smoking lawsuits for $100 million,” 25 Feb 2015...

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6 November 2014

USA: Philip Morris's new tobacco purchasing model could reduce child labour, says Human Rights Watch

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14 May 2014

[PDF] Appendix

Author: Human Rights Watch

[Includes correspondence with Altria, British American Tobacco, China National Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco, Lorillard Tobacco (part of Carolina Group), Philip Morris International, Reynolds American & Universal Corporation]

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24 August 2012

Appeals court strikes down graphic warnings for cigarettes [USA]

Author: David Ingram & Anna Yukhananov, Reuters

A U.S. appeals court…struck down a law that requires tobacco companies to use graphic health warnings, such as of a man exhaling smoke through a hole in his throat. The 2-1 decision by the court…contradicts another appeals court's ruling in a similar...

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1 March 2012

Judge Grants Summary Judgment to Tobacco Companies in Graphic Labels Case [USA]

Author: Zoe Tillman, BLT: The Blog of Legal Times [USA]

A federal judge...granted summary judgment…to five tobacco companies suing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over new regulations requiring graphic labels on cigarette packages. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon wrote that the "mandatory graphic...

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1 February 2012

DOJ Faces Hurdles In Cigarette Warning Label Dispute [USA]

Author: Mike Scarcella, The Blog of Legal Times

The Justice Department faces an uphill fight to convince a judge...to uphold as valid rules that would require tobacco companies to include graphic warning labels on cigarette packages and in advertisements. Judge Richard Leon of U.S. District Court...

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12 December 2011

USA: Tobacco companies suing govt. agency over new label law urge judge to speed up review process, indicate possibility of Supreme Court appeal

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12 December 2011

[PDF] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco v US Food and Drug Administration - Motion for expedited review

Author: United States District Court for the District of Columbia

On November 29, 2011, Defendants in this action filed an interlocutory appeal of this Court’s November 7, 2011 order granting Plaintiffs’ request for a preliminary injunction (“PI Order”). See Dkt. No. 45. As this Court recognized in its scheduling...

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17 August 2011

Tobacco companies file lawsuit over warning labels [USA]

Author: Jeffrey Collins, Detroit Free Press

Tobacco companies want a judge to put a stop to new graphic cigarette labels that include the sewn-up corpse of a smoker and pictures of diseased lungs, saying they unfairly urge adults to shun their legal products and will cost millions to produce....

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21 June 2011

FDA issues graphic cigarette labels [USA]

Author: Michael Felberbaum, Associated Press

In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use…Also included among the labels are...

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