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Florida law would limit jury awards in tobacco lawsuits

“If you end up suing tobacco, call it $10 million on 4,000 cases, they’ve already paid billions of dollars. They’re going to go out of business.”... “I got involved because I think it’s the right thing to do,”...records show that Richter received about $
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Mar 15, 2015 11:09
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How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature [FREE FULL TEXT]

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments against them. The bill, SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacc
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 31, 2012 11:07
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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[UK] MPs took gifts from tobacco company Japan Tobacco International

Six MPs calling for the Government to drop plans for plain cigarette packaging received hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a leading tobacco company.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 29, 2012 10:52
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[Missouri] 10 years ago: In bed with Big Tobacco

Rep. Blunt finished up the paperwork on his divorce. Altria finished up the paperwork on a new policy recusing Perlman from lobbying House leadership. The soon-to-be Mrs. Majority Whip will still be allowed to lobby rank and file members of the House. Th
Patheos.com [Hosting the Conversation on Faith]
added Sep 23, 2013 10:43
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[UK] MP opponents of plain-packaging for cigarettes accepted hospitality from tobacco giant

MPs who signed a letter calling for the Department of Health to abandon a proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes have accepted hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a major tobacco company, it can be revealed.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:04
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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Anti Tobacco Network shames the Botswana Police for receiving a donation from the Tobacoo industry

The Anti tobacco interim director, Bontle Mbongwe said the Botswana police is in contravention of Article 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention tobacco control, which recognises the need of the parties to be alert of any efforts by the tobacco industry t
Yarona FM (bw)
added Aug 12, 2012 19:21
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Supreme Court skeptical of limits on federal campaign contributions

appeared ready Tuesday to toss another: the limit on the total amount an individual donor can spend on federal candidates.
Washington Post
added Oct 9, 2013 10:39
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state law enforcement
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:36
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