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Federal Judge Orders Tobacco Companies to Admit Deception

A post from The Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog reports a federal ruling on Tuesday ordering “tobacco companies to say in product warnings that the industry deceived the public about the dangers of smoking and manipulated tobacco products to increase addiction.” Several major tobacco companies including Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. were ordered “to make corrective statements on five different topics, including the adverse health effects and addictiveness of smoking.”

Read it in WSJ’s Law Blog.