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Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Tobacco Companies� Request Denied - New York Times: "Tobacco Companies� Request Denied
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By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: October 4, 2006
A federal judge has denied a request by tobacco companies to continue marketing so-called light and low-tar cigarettes until an appeal is settled in the case. The judge, Gladys Kessler, ruled in August that the cigarette makers had violated racketeering laws and misled the public about the health consequences of smoking. In rejecting the request last week, Judge Kessler wrote, �Loss of market share, if it results from imposing an appropriate remedy to prevent and restrain past violations of the law, may well be the price defendants have to pay.�"

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