- Viacom (VIA, VIAB) and Fox (FOXA) ask a federal judge to include the companies in a landmark ruling from 2006 that requires tobacco companies to broadcast educational commercials on major broadcast networks.
- The case for both companies is strong: Viacom and Fox have a high percentage of young viewers watch programming on its popular networks.
- Attorneys for Altria (MO -1.2%), R.J. Reynolds (RJR), and Lorillard (LO -1.2%) contend that the legal response came too late.
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