Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - African-American Media, Fox Permitted Amicus Status Over Tobacco Corrective Statements

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - African-American Media, Fox Permitted Amicus Status Over Tobacco Corrective Statements

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The District of Columbia federal judge who ordered tobacco companies to take out advertisements correcting decades of deceptive marketing allowed the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, two groups representing black-owned media, and Fox Broadcasting Co. to participate as amici, in a Feb. 4 order (U.S.A. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., No. 1:99-cv-2496, D. D.C.).

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