Archive for December, 2011

USA re Correctives, Dec. 20, 2011

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

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EXCERPT:
UNITED STATES’ RESPONSE TO ORDER SEEKING VIEWS ON DEFERRING CONSIDERATION OF RECOMMENDED CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS
On November 17, 2011, the Court directed the parties to submit their views on whether the Court should defer considering the issue of corrective statements and point-of-sale placement of the corrective statements within retail stores; and if so, […]

DEFENDANTS’ RESPONSE TO ORDER OF NOVEMBER 17, 2011 on Correctives (Dec. 20, 2011)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

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EXCERPT:
DEFENDANTS’ RESPONSE TO ORDER OF NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Defendants respectfully submit this response to this Court’s Order of November 17, 2011, which directed the parties “to submit their views on the following questions: (1) should this Court defer consideration of the issue of corrective action statements (as well as the issue of […]

DOCKET FOR USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Dec. 13-Dec. 21, 2011.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Date Filed: 09/22/1999
Jury Demand: Both
Nature of Suit: 890 Other Statutory Actions
Jurisdiction: U.S. Government Plaintiff
Date Filed # Docket Text
12/13/2011 5951 Consent MOTION Concerning Document Disclosure Obligations under Order #1015 by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION, AMERICANS FOR NONSMOKERS’ RIGHTS, NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN TOBACCO PREVENTION NETWORK, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., R.J. REYNOLDS […]

NOTICE OF UCSF AGREEING TO BE SUBJECT TO CONSENT ORDER CONCERNING TOBACCO-DOCUMENT ACCESSIBILITY

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

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EXCERPT:
In Orders #14-Remand and #15-Remand, the Court referred particular issues concerning defendants’ document websites to mediation. Because of the University of California—San Francisco’s (UCSF) expertise in the subject area, the United States and Public Health Intervenors consulted with UCSF staff during the course of the mediation sessions. We understand that […]

PROPOSED CONSENT ORDER CONCERNING DOCUMENT DISCLOSURE OBLIGATIONS UNDER ORDER #1015

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

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EXCERPT:
II. Monetary Terms
A. Philip Morris USA Inc. and Altria Group, Inc. (collectively, hereafter “PM”) and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (hereafter “RJR”1) will each deposit, on or before the dates indicated below, the amounts indicated below with the Registry of the Court:
Friday, December 30, 2011 $200,000
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 $750,000
Friday, February 15, […]

JOINT MOTION FOR CONSENT ORDER on Secret Document Maintenance

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

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