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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...

Australia Proposes Tough Cigarette Packaging Rules

SYDNEY - (AP) Tobacco companies in Australia will be forced to strip all logos from their cigarette packages and replace them with graphic images such as cancer-riddled mouths and sickly children under legislation unveiled Thursday a move the government says will make Australia the world's toughest...

Judge Orders Tobacco Companies To Advertise Risks Of Smoking

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A District of Columbia federal judge on Nov. 27 released the language tobacco companies will be required to include in corrective statements in newspaper and television advertisements, on their websites and in cigarette packaging to counteract what the judge found to...