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Natural American Spirit Cigarettes

November 1st, 2019

2018: Another similar lawsuit was filed against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Reynolds American Inc., and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in July. (Pontusson v. Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company et al, Case No. 18-cv-594, M. D. NC.) The case was transferred to the multidistrict litigation (MDL) in August. 2016: Multiple false advertising class-action lawsuits against

JUUL E-Cigarettes and Pods

July 2nd, 2019

May 2019: The case was transferred from a court in Florida to one in California. (Case No. 18-cv-25005, N. D. CA.) November 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against JUUL Labs for allegedly deceptively advertising its e-cigarettes and pods as being safe when, according to plaintiffs, they contain a more potent dose of nicotine than

JUUL E-Cigarettes

November 19th, 2018

November 2018: This case was transferred to a California court. (Case No. 18-cv-6776, N. D. CA.) October 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against JUUL Labs for, among other things, allegedly deceptively advertising JUUL e-cigarettes as a healthy “alternative to cigarettes” without disclosing that they are as addictive as or more addictive than traditional cigarettes

JUUL E-Cigarettes and Pods

September 20th, 2018

In August 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against JUUL Labs and PAX Labs for allegedly deceptively marketing JUUL e-cigarettes and pods as a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes when, according to the complaint, they are at least as, if not more, addictive than traditional cigarettes and pose serious health risks. The complaint also

Marlboro Lights Cigarettes

April 27th, 2018

July 2014: This action was dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. January 2014: A federal judge denied class certification of a class-action lawsuit filed against Philip Morris USA Inc. for allegedly deceptively marketing Marlboro Lights cigarettes. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2010, alleges that the company markets Marlboro Lights

Marlboro Lights Cigarettes

April 27th, 2018

July 2014: The claims of the named plaintiff were settled and dismissed . The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed. February 2014: A federal judge refused to certify the class in a lawsuit against Philip Morris. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2010, alleges that the company falsely advertises Marlboro Lights cigarettes

Marketing of Marlboro Lights Cigarettes

December 14th, 2017

September 2016: The settlement was granted final approval. May 2016: A state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement in which Philip Morris agreed to pay a total of $15,273,815 ($4,942,500 in statutory damages plus $10,331,315 in prejudgment interest). For more information, go to February 2016: A state court judge found that Philip Morris

Njoy, Njoy Kings, and OneJoy E-Cigarettes

June 29th, 2017

January 2017: The appeal was stayed pending the company’s bankruptcy proceedings. April 2016: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal after their amended motion for class certification was denied and a federal judge dismissed all of the claims . August 2015: A federal judge denied class certification in a false advertising class-action lawsuit filed against NJOY,

Blu Electronic Cigarettes

February 8th, 2017

November 2016: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims – including false advertising ones – in the complaint. To learn more about the dismissed and continuing claims, click here. January 2016: A Consolidated Amended Complaint was filed against sellers of Blu electronic cigarettes for allegedly deceptively marketing e-cigarettes as safe without adequately disclosing health

Vuse Electronic Cigarettes

September 15th, 2015

In September 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company for allegedly deceptively marketing Vuse electronic cigarettes. According to the complaint, the company does not disclose the presence of harmful carcinogens and fails to warn consumers of the risks associated with the e-cigarettes. (Harris et al v. R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company, Case

Fumizer E-Cigarettes

September 29th, 2014

In September 2014, a class-action complaint was filed against Fumizer for, among other things, allegedly marketing e-cigarettes as providing “healthy smoking” when, in reality, medical studies show that the e-cigarettes contain carcinogens, toxins, and other harmful chemicals. The complaint also alleges that the company misleadingly claims the e-cigarette can “help you quit smoking” when other

Consumers Getting Smoked by E-Cigarettes

July 22nd, 2014

Impact on Health Not the Only Issue in Unregulated Industry MADISON, Conn., July 22, 2014 — Consumers curious about trying e-cigarettes are being swindled in droves by unscrupulous companies advertising free trials and special deals, according to an analysis of nearly 600 consumer complaints to the FTC by advocacy group ( The advertising watchdog launched

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