Judge Rules Tobacco Companies Must Take Out Ads Saying They Lied About Dangers Of Smoking

This is a story I never thought would be printed much less be a decision of the courts. It took over a decade to happen and it did happen. Here are the first two paragraphs and it gets better:

‘… WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and that disclose smoking’s health effects, including the death on average of 1,200 people a day.

U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler previously had said she wanted the industry to pay for corrective statements in various types of advertisements. But Tuesday’s ruling is the first time she’s laid out what the statements will say….’

 

Judge Rules Tobacco Companies Must Take Out Ads Saying They Lied About Dangers Of Smoking

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