Tobacco litigation continues to pop up across the states and is growing internationally. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes legendary tobacco industry insider and founder of the non-profit organization, Smoke-Free Kids, Inc., Dr. Jeffrey Wigand, to discuss the latest in tobacco litigation. Larry and Dr. Wigand will talk about the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, concerns about smokeless tobacco products and how to protect our children from the dangers of smoking.
LegalTalkNetwork’s first in a series of special reports about important legal cases that changed the course of U.S. history. Kicking off the series with one of the largest cases against Big Tobacco and a landmark settlement that changed how tobacco companies operate today, we’re thrilled to bring you a conversation with one of the most well-known attorneys in the country, Joseph F. Rice from the prominent law firm of Motley Rice, LLC. Attorney Rice, who penned the historic tobacco settlement, brings us first-hand stories of that incredible case and how he and a cadre of courageous lawyers and whistleblowers made an impact.