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Australia-Hong Kong Investment Ruling Released in Plain Packaging Case

This is not the first time that Australia’s plain packing legislation has faced legal action. For example, the law already faced a constitutional challenge domestically, brought by British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International. The challenge f
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added May 26, 2016 08:38
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[California] VIDEO: Tony Gwynn family: Tobacco industry targeted African Americans

The lawsuit states that the industry honed in on young African-American men in particular, citing a “Project Apollo” marketing campaign that would distribute free samples in “the largest African-American population centers nationwide.”
USA Today
added May 26, 2016 08:13
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[California] VIDEO: Gwynn family on tobacco company lawsuit: 'They used him'

Tony Gwynn Jr., his sister Anisha Gwynn-Jones and their attorney David S. Casey, Jr. held a press conference Tuesday to discuss the family's lawsuit against the tobacco industry whom they hold accountable for the baseball great's death.
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added May 26, 2016 08:10
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s children put blame on tobacco industry

“Our dad was an elite athlete who didn’t drink or smoke because he cared about his health and performance,” Tony Gwynn Jr. said. “If he had known how addictive and harmful to his health dip was, he would not have started using it in college, become addic
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2016 08:08
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[California] ALICIA GWYNN v. ALTRIA GROUP, INC., a corporation, successor-in-interest to UST Inc.; U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY, et. al. (PDF)

The Defendants, and each of them, made factual representations to Tony Gwynn, the public, Plaintiffs, the government, and others, about their Products, but did not disclose facts that materially qualify these representations, or that rendered these repres
Amazon CloudFront
added May 26, 2016 00:47
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[California] Tony Gwynn's Family Says Tobacco Co. At Fault For Death ($$)

Family members of Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on Monday filed a wrongful death suit in California court, alleging that a tobacco company lured him into an addiction to smokeless tobacco that made him an unwitting promoter of the products and eventua
Law360
added May 26, 2016 00:17
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Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Altria for His Death

The tobacco companies "continued to deluge Tony during his college years with countless free samples of 'dip' tobacco products they purposely adulterated to make more addictive. All the while, they did not mention either the highly addictive nature of the
Courthouse News
added May 26, 2016 00:12
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s family sues chewing tobacco maker

The suit was filed in San Diego Superior Court on behalf of his widow, Alicia Gwynn, who was married to the star for 33 years, and his two adult children Anisha Gwynn-Jones and Tony Gwynn Jr., who also played professional baseball. It targets Altria Gro
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added May 26, 2016 00:09
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[Indonesia] Philip Morris International welcomes Human Rights Watch report

“We are encouraged to be recognized for the transparency of our efforts to address hazardous farm working conditions for children on tobacco farms in Indonesia. Our Agricultural Labor Practices (ALP) program is showing tangible progress to eliminate chi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 25, 2016 23:21
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[UK] Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia: Permanent Court of Arbitration Tribunal Publishes Redacted Version of Award on Jurisdiction and Admissibility

The inability of the Tribunal to exercise jurisdiction in the Philip Morris case has deprived us of a possible opportunity for clarification of the line between legitimate regulation... It is unfortunate that this case, having provoked so much angst and p
Lexology (uk)
added May 25, 2016 15:01
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