Archive for September, 2015

DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Sep, 2015

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Date Filed # Docket Text
09/11/2015 6166 RESPONSE re 6160 MOTION to Formally Reinstate the Descriptor Ban filed by R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY. (Mandell, Jeffrey) (Entered: 09/11/2015)
09/11/2015 6167 REPLY re 6160 MOTION to Formally Reinstate the Descriptor Ban filed by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. (Crane-Hirsch, Daniel) (Entered: 09/11/2015)
09/21/2015 6168 ORDER #59-Remand granting 6160 Plaintiffs’ Motion to Reinstate the Descriptor Ban (see […]

6169: ORDER #60-Remand reinstating the descriptor ban (this corrects the Order’s number).

Monday, September 28th, 2015

The PDF is Here

6168: ORDER #59-REMAND, REINSTATING THE DESCRIPTOR BAN (Sept. 21, 2015)

Monday, September 21st, 2015

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
Upon review of Plaintiffs’ Motion to Reinstate the Descriptor Ban and any oppositions or replies, and the entire record in this case, it is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiffs’ motion is GRANTED. It is further
ORDERED, pursuant to the Mandate of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. […]

6167: UNITED STATES’ REPLY IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION TO FORMALLY REINSTATE THE DESCRIPTOR BAN

Friday, September 11th, 2015

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
The tobacco companies’ brief appears to misapprehend two passages in Plaintiffs’ motion. Those passages explained that if the Court entered our proposed descriptor-ban language, and if a company subject to Order #1015 requested and received FDA authorization under the relevant modified-risk tobacco-product provisions, the relevant company could file “a Rule […]

6166: DEFENDANTS’ AND POST-JUDGMENT PARTIES REGARDING REMEDIES’ RESPONSE TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION TO REINSTATE THE DESCRIPTOR BAN

Friday, September 11th, 2015

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
Defendants and Post-Judgment Parties Regarding Remedies (collectively, the “Tobacco Companies”) initially sought additional language in a reformulated descriptor ban, and this Court issued Order #58-Remand to schedule briefs in which the parties would exchange views. Upon further consideration and in reliance on representations that, should a Tobacco Company obtain approval from […]