Tobacco Cos. Appeal Restrictions To High Court

Law360, New York (September 29, 2009, 7:10 PM EDT) -- Philip Morris USA Inc., RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. and several other cigarette makers have indicated that they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a decision that puts restrictions on how they can market their products and requires them to issue corrective statements to the public about the negative health effects and addictiveness of smoking.

The tobacco companies filed a motion Sept. 28 asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to hold off on requiring them to abide by the...
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