Federal Judge Dismisses Putative Consumer Class Of Light Cigarette Purchasers

Federal Judge Dismisses Putative Consumer Class Of Light Cigarette Purchasers

MILWAUKEE - Saying it is impossible to know whether individual consumers believed light cigarettes were any safer than regular ones when they made their purchasing decisions, a Wisconsin federal judge on Aug. 8 dismissed a putative statewide consumer class (Charles Wyatt, individually and on behalf of a class of others similarly situated v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 09-C-0597, E.D. Wis.).

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