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TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — A children’s advocacy group is suing Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, accusing the state’s top lawyer of not releasing information about funds from revisions to a 1998 tobacco settlement. Kansas Action for Children filed their … Read More
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Food and Drug Administration will not appeal the decision of a federal appeals court, which ruled last year that the FDA’s new rule requiring graphic images on cigarette packaging is unconstitutional. According to The Associated … Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says an arbitration panel has issued a ruling that will allow a settlement to proceed between the state and the tobacco companies that signed the Master Settlement Agreement. The … Read More
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A federal appeals court last month denied a request by the federal Food and Drug Administration to rehear a case involving graphic images on cigarette packaging. In August, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District … Read More
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Major cigarette makers — including Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds — on Tuesday reached an settlement with 17 states about payments they must make under a 1998 agreement. The 17 states will receive their share … Read More
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Tobacco company Philip Morris says a Florida man who refused its $500 settlement offer should now have to pay its attorneys fees. Franklin Burr lost the wrongful death case claims he brought on behalf of … Read More
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit of a man who sued tobacco giants Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco over the 1990 death of his wife.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court has ruled cigarette companies do not have to display graphic images of diseased lungs and a cadaver with chest staples on their packaging.
CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – Another state supreme court has rejected a class action lawsuit that claims tobacco companies misled customers by labeling some cigarettes as “light.”
MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The Minnesota Supreme Court has become the latest court to reject a class action lawsuit over light cigarettes.