Attorneys Complete Closing Remarks Over Advertising Of ‘Light’ Cigarettes

Mealey's (November 24, 2015, 1:33 PM EST) -- BOSTON — Following 21 days of testimony, the attorneys in a suit deciding if a tobacco company misled consumers by advertising its light cigarette as less harmful on Nov. 23 made closing arguments to a Massachusetts judge over whether a tobacco company falsely advertised one of its cigarettes as having less tar and nicotine than its full-flavor counterpart (Lori Aspinall v. Phillip-Morris Cos., No. SUCV1998-06002, Mass. Super., Suffolk Co.).

The class suit brought by Lori Aspinall alleges that Phillip-Morris Cos. misled those who bought its cigarettes...
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