Ohio Loses Appeal In RJ Reynolds Ad Case

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 6:23 PM EDT) -- The state of Ohio has lost a bid to overturn a decision in a case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. that state officials had argued effectively snuffed out their ability to enforce a measure of control over tobacco-industry advertising.

The Supreme Court of Ohio on Wednesday declined to take up the state's appeal, which challenged a ruling by the state's Tenth District Court of Appeals that found R.J. Reynolds had not violated the tobacco industry's landmark 1998 master settlement agreement and consent decree that, in part,...
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