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Smoked! How Two Florida Crackers Took Down Big Tobacco

true underdog story about two old-school crackers (Harold Lewis And Florida Gov. Chiles) who took on the previously undefeated tobacco industry to win the precedent setting $18 billion dollar settlement (that saved Florida's budget after Hurricane Andrew)
Publishers Marketplace
added Nov 20, 2013 16:56
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[Australia] Public Health and Plain Packaging of Cigarettes / Legal Issues

authors’ analysis sheds light on broader questions relating to the capacity of governments to regulate tobacco products and the tobacco industry, and to regulate in the interests of public health more generally. The answers to these questions are of vital
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Nov 19, 2014 16:12
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Big Tobacco Indicts Itself

Golden Holocaust Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition . . . Drawing on formerly secret industry records, Proctor explores how cigarettes became the most widely used drug on the planet—and argues for a ban on their manufacture
Science
added Jul 31, 2012 13:36
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AUDIO: Sound Medicine: The Case Against Big Tobacco

Host: Barbara Lewis Interview: Sharon Eubanks, attorney author, "Bad Acts: The Racketeering Case Against the Tobacco Industry"
Indiana University
added Jul 2, 2012 11:18
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SIEGEL: New Book Tells "Some of the Story" About Department of Justice's Lawsuit Against Big Tobacco

Asking for $130 billion and receiving $0 billion does not contribute to improving the public's health. Spending more time crafting forward-looking remedies, such as more stringent regulation of cigarette advertising and marketing practices, may have resul
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 31, 2012 16:44
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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[UK] Julia Donaldson's cigar-smoking new character ignites contoversy

Julia Donaldson has said that she would "never encourage smoking in a children's book" after some readers went online to complain about her inclusion of a ne'er-do-well scarecrow character who attempts to impress a lady by blowing smoke rings in her new b
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:45
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The Book Big Tobacco Doesn't Want You to Read

With "Golden Holocaust," historian Robert Proctor deconstructs an industry that still kills more than 400,000 Americans a year.
Mother Jones Magazine
added May 15, 2012 10:44
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How Big Oil and Big Tobacco Created the Tea Party

In successive phases in the 1990s, with the Kochs' CSE as its core mobilization network partner, Philip Morris and RJR helped create state- based anti-tax and anti-regulation propaganda campaigns such as Get Government Off Our Back, Enough is Enough, and
U.S. News & World Report
added May 14, 2016 04:02
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Bad Acts: The Racketeering Case Against the Tobacco Industry

Drafting the racketeering statute, as I did, only put it on the books. Eubanks tenacity in litigating under it against Big Tobacco, despite the odds against her, made it effective against one of its most egregious offenders. I heartily recommend her story
amazon.com
added Jun 29, 2012 15:24
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