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Why can’t we tell the truth about climate change?

The tobacco industry provides a powerful example of how business interests can stifle discussion in the pursuit of a particular business model. In 1996, the vice-president of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, Jeffrey Wigand, appeared on national te
Index on Censorship [Sage Journals]
added Jul 4, 2013 23:16
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Annual Report 2012 (PDF)

Included in the US Litigation section below are all significant cases where B&W and/or a UK company is named as a defendant ... total number of US product liability cases pending at 31 December 2012 naming B&W was approximately 7,918 (2011: approximat
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 25, 2013 09:38
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[Canada] Day 127: Jeffrey Wigand's Credibility on Trial

Philip Morris seems to have taken a "ride it out" approach to William Farone, while BAT/B&W/Imperial Tobacco was determined to "shoot the messenger."
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 19, 2013 11:38
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Disgraced Ex-Congressman Attacks John Boehner in New Book / Bob Ney, who was imprisoned for his role in the Jack Abramoff scandal, has some scores to settle.

“He was a chain-smoking, relentless wine drinker who was more interested in the high life--golf, women, cigarettes ... his ties with a tobacco company were so tight that lawmakers could get free cigarettes from Boehner’s office
National Journal
added Mar 6, 2013 07:20
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KELLY: Coca-Cola, Big Tobacco, and Why the Personal Responsibility of the Consumer Should Not Be Allowed to Excuse Corporate Malfeasance

Sent by Brown & Williamson employee Merrell Williams, the picture the documents painted of the tobacco industry was devastating . . . Assisted by lobbyists, paid for politicians, and talk radio, tobacco companies drew a new picture where greedy trial lawy
The League of Ordinary Gentlemen (blog)
added Jan 19, 2013 22:20
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[Canada] Day 92: Jeffrey Wigand - The Insider

observers left the courtroom laughing at Mr. Potter's failure to mention whether or not he destroyed documents in order to prevent them from being discovered in litigation, as so much evidence in this trial suggests.)
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 11, 2012 10:05
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[Missouri] Mo. Court Voids $1.5M Verdict In Tobacco Death Suit ($$)

A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday tossed $1.5 million in punitive damages awarded to the family of a deceased smoker in its suit against Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., remanding the long-standing wrongful death suit for a third trial.
Law360
added Oct 4, 2012 17:03
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[Missouri] Mo. Court Voids $1.5M Verdict In Tobacco Death Suit ($$)

A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday tossed $1.5 million in punitive damages awarded to the family of a deceased smoker in its suit against Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., remanding the long-standing wrongful death suit for a third trial.
Law360
added Oct 4, 2012 15:27
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[Missouri] LINCOLN SMITH, ET AL. v. BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO (PDF)

The wrongful death action against B&W was filed long before the transaction between B&W and R.J. Reynolds. Any reasonable due diligence would have revealed to R.J. Reynolds the exposure to potential punitive damages posed by the present action against B&
The Missouri Judiciary
added Oct 3, 2012 16:09
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Missouri appeals court orders new trial on tobacco case

A Missouri appeals court threw out a $1.5 million punitive judgment Tuesday against Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. and ordered a new trial to reconsider the issue.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 2, 2012 18:15
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