Cigarette Maker Loses Round In Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (October 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A cigarette manufacturer has lost a round in its bid to depose attorneys general in an antitrust case involving escrow money, which states require in order to ensure payment in the event a tobacco maker is found liable for health hazards associated with smoking.

Judge John F. Keenan, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, upheld a magistrate judge's ruling on Tuesday denying an attempt by Grand River Enterprises Six Nations Ltd. to question attorneys general on several topics related to...
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