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U.S. High Court Won't Review RICO Fraud Remedies In Tobacco Cases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court declined June 28 to review an appellate decision upholding most of the remedies imposed on the tobacco industry by the federal judge who found it liable for a decades-long pattern of fraud and deception ( Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. United States...

Minnesota Panel Lets Marlboro Lights Class Action Proceed

MINNEAPOLIS - (Mealey's) A lawsuit alleging that Philip Morris USA used deceptive trade practices and false advertising to market its Marlboro Lights cigarettes may proceed in Minnesota as a class action, the state Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 28, reversing in part a lower court's dismissal of...