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D.C. Federal Judge Won’t Wade Into Dispute Over Correct Advertising Payment

Mealey's (May 25, 2018, 11:28 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a May 24 memorandum, a District of Columbia federal judge turned away a publisher’s request that the court compel tobacco manufacturers to reimburse The Little Rock Sun Community Newspaper for costs associated with printing court-approved corrective advertising (United States, et al. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., No. 99-2496, D. D.C., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86967).

(Decision available.  Document #04-180620-035Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Paul L. Friedman of the District of Columbia, the emergency motion for payment by Dr. Julius J....
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