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June 2007 Archives

Tobacco Lawsuit Concerning Misleading Advertising

US Supreme Court Rules Tobacco Case Cannot Be Removed from State to Federal Court WASHINGTON, DC -- June 15, 2007 -- A recent US Supreme Court ruling prohibited Philip Morris from removing a class action tobacco lawsuit from an Arkansas court to a more business-friendly federal court. The case, Watson...

Tobacco Injuries and Tobacco Cases

Institute of Medicine Recommends Ways to Reduce Smoking in the US WASHINGTON, DC -- June 8, 2007 -- Tobacco use causes 440,000 deaths per year nationwide and accounts for about $89 billion in health care expenses, according to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a scientific group that advises Congress on...