USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al.: ORDER# 68 - REMAND, Jul 25, 2017

August 1, 2017 5:51 pm by Gene Borio

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EXCERPT:

After considering the parties’ joint filing dated July 11, 2017, and the entire record in this case, it is hereby

ORDERED that the parties shall apply their best efforts, by August 11, 2017, to submit an agreed upon (Proposed) Second Superseding Consent Order, or to provide a further status report to the Court outlining the status of finalizing mockups and any other remaining issues concerning the implementation of the corrective-statements remedy in these media channels. It is further

ORDERED that Defendants’ and the Remedies Parties’ comments on the topic description to be incorporated into the preamble to Statement C (light/low-tar) that this Court ordered (at pages 5-7 of the Memorandum Opinion (Dkt. No. 6209)) accompanying Order #67-Remand), are

_________ CREDITED, such that Order #67-Remand and its accompanying Memorandum Opinion are hereby AMENDED to substitute “this statement about the harmfulness of low tar and light cigarettes” in place of “this statement about low tar and light cigarettes being as harmful as regular cigarettes” in Statement C.

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√ ________DISREGARDED, such that the language of Statement C will remain as the Court previously ordered in Order #67-Remand and its accompanying Memorandum Opinion.

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FULL TEXT:

Case 1:99-cv-02496-GK Document 6212 Filed 07/25/17 Page 1 of 2

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

Plaintiff,

V.

PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., et al.,

Defendants.

Civil Action No. 99-CV-2496 (GK)

ORDER# 68- REMAND

After considering the parties’ joint filing dated July 11, 2017, and the entire record in this case, it is hereby

ORDERED that the parties shall apply their best efforts, by August 11, 2017, to submit an agreed upon (Proposed) Second Superseding Consent Order, or to provide a further status report to the Court outlining the status of finalizing mockups and any other remaining issues concerning the implementation of the corrective-statements remedy in these media channels. It is further

ORDERED that Defendants’ and the Remedies Parties’ comments on the topic description to be incorporated into the preamble to Statement C (light/low-tar) that this Court ordered (at pages 5-7 of the Memorandum Opinion (Dkt. No. 6209)) accompanying Order #67-Remand), are

CREDITED, such that Order #67-Remand and its accompanying Memorandum Opinion are hereby AMENDED to substitute “this statement about the harmfulness of low tar and light cigarettes” in place of “this statement about low tar and light cigarettes being as harmful as regular cigarettes” in Statement C.

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Case 1:99-cv-02496-GK Document 6212 Filed 07/25/17 Page 2 of 2

√ DISREGARDED, such that the language of Statement C will remain as the Court previously ordered in Order #67-Remand and its accompanying Memorandum Opinion.

SO ORDERED.

Dated: July 25 , 2017

GLADYS KESSLER

U.S. District Judge

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