Health Groups Seek Financial Penalties for Tobacco Companies
Monday, February 22, 2010
public health groups that
have been granted intervenor status in the DoJ lawsuit against the
companies filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the
Appeals Court decision restricting the remedies that could be
the tobacco companies as result of their violations of the RICO Act. The Department
of Justice also announced that it is appealing the decision.