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[Illinois] LETTER: Bogus studies show lawsuit abuse

. A well-funded front group for tobacco, big oil, insurance, and pharmaceutical companies is behind an annual campaign aimed at sowing confusion and demonizing our civil justice system. “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week” should be seen for what it really is:
Mount Vernon (IL) Register-News
added Oct 18, 2017 02:59
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'Keep her where she belongs...': The outrageously sexist Sixties adverts Advertising agencies have used appallingly sexist depictions of women

Firms even tried to sell tobacco on the basis of it being a weight loss product...This advert from 1969 claimed women enjoy having smoke blown into their faces and doing so will increase a man's attractiveness
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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Cannabis Industry Benefitting From Latest Technological Innovation and Advancements

licensing and strategic partnership discussions with major tobacco companies around the world...several milestone events have highlighted the value of 22nd Century's proprietary technology and have captured the attention of 'Big Tobacco', Wall Street anal
PR Newswire
added Oct 17, 2017 17:52
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Despite Recent Victories, Risks Remain For Plan Fiduciaries ($$)

including a Fourth Circuit decision in Richard G. Tatum et al. v. RJR Pension Investment Committee et al., No. 16-1293 (4th Cir.). These recent decisions suggest a new era in the ongoing saga of ERISA single-stock fund litigation — and one that may bode w
Law360
added Oct 17, 2017 17:46
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[Nevada] TPE, NATO Join Forces in 2018

NATO’s Industry Outlook and TPE 2018, the first big buying tradeshow of the year for the tobacco + industry, are combining their efforts in 2018 in Las Vegas. Known for offering insights on market trends and current legislation, the NATO Industry Outlook
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[New York] Chamber Urges 2nd Circ. To Trim UPS Penalty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

Chamber of Commerce and others on Friday urged the Second Circuit to reverse an order from a federal judge in New York slapping UPS with $237 million in penalties for helping move untaxed cigarettes from tribal lands, arguing that the amount is unconstitu
Law360
added Oct 17, 2017 18:07
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LETTER TO government members of the ILO Governing Body (PDF)

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) instituting the strongest possible policies to prohibit cooperation and public-private partn
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:28
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The American Lung Association and CVS: A Partnership in Lung Health

Rob Marshall, region manager at CVS Health, has supported the LUNG FORCE Walk in Phoenix since 2014. “That first year, we raised just over $4,100,” Marshall remembers. “I was inspired by the 50 colleagues that participated in the LUNG FORCE Walk and our
Corporate Wellness Magazine
added Oct 17, 2017 06:56
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Money and Addiction: Will opioid lawsuit turn out like tobacco settlement?

In the end, government and lawyers raked in the cash. The tobacco industry did have to change its marketing strategy a bit, but the same cigarettes are still available just about everywhere—selling well enough to generate record profits for the top tobacc
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Oct 15, 2017 11:05
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[Canada] SIDELINED Big Tobacco claims the government is playing favourites with cannabis companies

obacco firms are certainly peeved by the way the government is going about the legalization process. “We do not understand why the same principle, of a low tax for marijuana, is not being applied to tobacco,” said Jorge Araya, President and CEO of Imperi
Vice.com
added Oct 14, 2017 08:49
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