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

Law360, Washington (April 20, 2012, 7:56 PM EDT) -- 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...
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