Big Tobacco Tells DC Circ. It Needn't Share Data With DOJ

Law360, Washington (April 20, 2012, 7:56 PM ET) -- Tobacco companies Philip Morris Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. told the D.C. Circuit Friday that they do not need to provide expanded marketing data to the U.S. Department of Justice as part of a settlement of earlier racketeering charges despite a lower court's call for it because the order was substantially changed without cause.

Philip Morris, parent Altria Group Inc., and the other two companies told the D.C. Circuit during a hearing that a Washington federal judge erred in revising a data-sharing...
To view the full article, take a free trial now.
Try Law360 for free for seven days
Already a subscriber? Click here to login

Already have access?

  1. Forgot your password?
  2. Sign In

Get instant access to the one-stop news source for business lawyers

Required