Judge Gladys Kessler

Health
2:36 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Tobacco Companies Ask Judge to Reject "Corrective Statements"

Tobacco firms fight "corrective statements"

Tobacco companies are urging a federal judge to rule against the federal government's proposed industry-financed corrective statements. The companies contend the messages amount to "forced public confessions."However, the Justice Department argues that the statements need to be strong enough to protect the public from future false statements made by the tobacco industry.

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