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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 03/23-26/2018

Friday, March 30th, 2018

03/23/2018 6252 Joint MOTION to Continue Hearing by R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order)(Mandell, Jeffrey) (Entered: 03/23/2018)
03/26/2018 6253 ORDER #80-Remand granting 6252 consent motion to continue hearing. The hearing previously set for March 27, 2018 is continued to April 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman […]

DOCKET CAA v FDA Nov, 2017-Mar, 2018

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

EXCERPT:
01/31/2018
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NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY by CIGAR RIGHTS OF AMERICA, INTERNATIONAL PREMIUM CIGAR AND PIPE RETAILERS ASSOCIATION (Attachments: # 1Exhibit A)(Edney, Michael) (Entered: 01/31/2018)
01/31/2018
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NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY by SYLVIA MATHEWS BURWELL, ROBERT CALIFF, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (Beckenhauer, Eric) (Entered: 01/31/2018)
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6250: CONSENT MOTION TO CONTINUE HEARING, Mar 12, 2018

Monday, March 12th, 2018

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
The parties have reached agreement in principle on the website mockup and onsert design issues that the tobacco companies moved the Court to refer to mediation . . . all parties respectfully submit this consent motion to continue the hearing currently set for 10 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 . […]

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 03/12/18

Monday, March 12th, 2018

03/12/2018
6250 
Consent MOTION to Continue Hearing Set for March 13, 2018, by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., COMMONWEALTH ALTADIS, COMMONWEALTH BRANDS INCORPORATED, ITG BRANDS, LLC, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY and by AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION, AMERICANS FOR NONSMOKERS’ RIGHTS, NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN TOBACCO PREVENTION NETWORK, TOBACCO-FREE KIDS ACTION FUND, UNITED STATES […]

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6249: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER, Feb 27, 2018

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

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EXCERPT:
In 2006, Judge Gladys Kessler of this Court issued a 1,600-page opinion and a final judgment and remedial order…Since that date, this case has been to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on a number of occasions. The court of appeals has largely affirmed Judge […]

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 2/27/18

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

02/27/2018
6249 
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER directing the parties to appear for a hearing on March 13, 2018 at 10:00am to explain to the Court why resolution of certain issues has not yet occurred and argue their respective positions on the Court’s referral of this matter to the Special Master. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on […]

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 12/23/17-02/13/18

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

EXCERPT:
02/06/2018
6247 
Memorandum in opposition to re 6245 MOTION for Mediation MOTION to Clarify filed by AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION, AMERICANS FOR NONSMOKERS’ RIGHTS, NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN TOBACCO PREVENTION NETWORK, TOBACCO-FREE KIDS ACTION FUND, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Letter dated 11/3/2017, Crane-Hirsch to Agneshwar et al., # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Crane-Hirsch, Daniel) (Entered: 02/06/2018)
02/13/2018
6248 
REPLY […]

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6248: REPLY BRIEF OF DEFENDANTS AND REMEDIES PARTIES IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR REFERRAL TO THE SPECIAL MASTER

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

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EXCERPT:
The parties are now within steps of a total agreement, needing minimal help to close the deal. But Plaintiffs have suddenly stopped short, insisting that Defendants either capitulate to Plaintiffs’ every demand or proceed on their own at risk of contempt. That is no solution. The principles to which the parties […]

USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 12/15-19/2017

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

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12/19/2017 6237 ORDER granting 6236 the parties’ consent motion for scheduling order and joint status report regarding corrective statements. The parties shall submit on or before January 12, 2018, an agreed upon (proposed) second superseding consent order for websites and onserts. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on December 19, 2017.(lcplf2) (Entered: 12/19/2017)
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6236: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS, Dec 15, 2017

Friday, December 15th, 2017

The PDF is Here
EXCERPT:
As to websites, as previously reported, the parties are tentatively exploring having Defendants and the Remedies Parties prepare new company website mockups only for “Phase 1” (years 1 through 5). To date, Defendants and the Remedies Parties have provided Plaintiffs with multiple iterations of website mockups, which Defendants and the Remedies […]