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November 29, 2018

Tobacco companies began placing product danger statements on cigarette packaging Nov. 21

Corrective Statements

In 2006, the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that tobacco companies were guilty of breaking civil racketeering laws, marketing to children and minority populations, and lying to the public about the dangers of smoking.

After years in court, a federal judge ruled that Big Tobacco must admit guilt and tell the American public the truth about their deadly and addictive products in national media and on their own cigarette. Onserts on cigarette packages began on Nov. 21.

In U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler’s ruling she ruled there was enough evidence to show tobacco companies engaged in significant wrongdoing that resulted in “a staggering number of deaths per year, an immeasurable amount of human suffering and economic loss, and profound burden on our national health care system. Read the final opinion.

You can learn more about Big Tobacco’s corrective statements to the public here.

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