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Smokers Say High Court Ruling Revives $10B Judgment ($$)

blasted Philip Morris’ claims that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in a death penalty case doesn’t apply to claims that a biased Illinois high court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment over cigarette labeling, urgin
Law360
added Jun 15, 2016 17:15
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[Virginia] McDonnell v. United States: On Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONER (PDF)

THE GOVERNMENT’S DEFINITION OF OFFICIAL ACTION IS BARRED, BASELESS, AND BOUNDLESS...The Government Rejects This Court’s Unanimous Sun-Diamond Decision...The Evidence Fails Under The Correct Legal Rule... The Jury Instructions Failed To Convey The Correct
Jones Day
added May 16, 2016 20:29
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: It’s no guess Leyonhjelm’s tobacco inquiry will recommend reducing the tax

we have the blossoming spectacle of one of these, David Leyonhjelm, who initiated a Senate inquiry into tobacco tax in Australia. It will start taking evidence soon. Leyonhjelm, who has been backed by Philip Morris, is avowedly against tobacco tax. Mult
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:27
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[California] Dan Morain: A striking shift in accepting tobacco money

But in the Capitol of the state where the anti-smoking crusade began, tobacco is creeping back, especially among Democrats who no longer shun the industry’s campaign money. Gov. Jerry Brown took $27,000 in tobacco money for his campaign this year
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 9, 2014 21:46
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[Eastern Europe, Serbia] LYNCH: DEATH & TAXES / Part 2: How to win brand loyalists and influence the finance ministry.

Balkanist
added Sep 26, 2013 01:15
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Tobacco CSR thwarts ad ban, no-smoking laws

CSR work is also a way for cigarette companies to gain access to local elected officials who have the power to approve and implement anti-smoking policies. Rappler gathered a list of CSR activities in the Philippines that tobacco companies have reported
Rappler (ph)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:43
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Big Tobacco-Backed Lawmakers Take Down Oklahoma's Anti-Smoking Bill

“This is a victory for tobacco lobbyists and the tobacco industry,” said Alex Weintz, Fallin’s communications director. “It’s a defeat for the state of Oklahoma and anyone who cares about improving our health.” As OKNews reports, the debate over SB 36 r
Think Progress (blog)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:14
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LAFRAMBOISE: About Those Tobacco Connections…

Even if tobacco never existed, the Tea Party would still be against red tape. ... Will Professor Glantz be writing a paper about these facts? Will he be declaring, in a press release, that both Al Gore and the WWF have “longstanding ties to tobacco compa
Mens News Daily
added Feb 12, 2013 12:37
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[Mississippi] EVANS: Why can't state pass a law banning smoking in public places?

The means that Big Tobacco uses to defeat anti-smoking efforts is the same in Mississippi as it is in Washington: lots and lots of money. Our state leaders say they want to make improvement in the health of all Mississippians a top priority. They also s
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 11, 2013 10:12
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Tobacco Industry Continues to Spend Billions While Public Health Shortchanged

American Lung Association Annual "State of Tobacco Control Report" reveals tragic money trail leading to tobacco-caused death and disease; federal government largely failing to combat industry tactics
PR Newswire
added Jan 16, 2013 06:50
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