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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

it is highly unlikely that the Illinois Supreme Court would have silently accepted Justice Karmeier’s judgment that he was unbiased had it had the benefit of this Court’s decision in Williams.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:32

[South America/Caribbean, USA] Tobacco, rum and other interests lobby on Cuba as restrictions ease

Swedish Match told OpenSecrets Blog in an email that the company is not looking for an export license to Cuba. Still, in 2015, the company lobbied on four different bills that sought to end the trade embargo with Cuba. None of those measures made it out o (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:44

[Asia] India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

The bidis outsell their filtered, paper-bound rivals by eight to one, giving the industry's bosses a financial and political clout that critics say accounts for the recent shelving of plans for larger health warnings...more than 70 percent of the workers
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:28

Members of UK Parliament Opposed to Plain Packaging

The following MPs have spoken out against plain packaging regulation. The majority of the following quotes were cited in the media following the Government’s 2015 announcement. Some of those who spoke out are known to have taken tobacco company hospitali (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:36

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is an American Hero / She's staying put—and has some choice words for young feminists. An interview.

If there was one decision I would overrule, it would be Citizens United. I think the notion that we have all the democracy that money can buy strays so far from what our democracy is supposed to be.
The New Republic
added Oct 2, 2014 19:24

[Ireland, USA] US congressman urges Government to scrap plain cigarette packaging plan

Bob Goodlatte, a Republican from Virginia, told Ambassador Anne Anderson that the proposal would mark the “beginning of a troubling trend” of countries restricting the intellectual property of legal products. The 11-term congressman is the latest US poli
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 29, 2014 03:02

[California] ARCHIVE: Tobacco's influence runs deep

A report released Tuesday by the American Lung Association in California showed that large tobacco companies wielded their influence in subtle and blatant ways as they tried to maintain their grip on the state's booming cigarette market. Over the past d
American Lung Association
added May 6, 2014 17:31

[India] 'End the unholy alliance between political parties and the tobacco lobby'

Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi has made several requests to The Chief Election Commissioner, Mr Sampath to prohibit political parties from accepting donations to Political Parties. He wrote two letters to them one before 2012 elections and another before 2014 ele
Free Press Journal (in)
added Apr 21, 2014 11:42

[France] French MPs' lunch with big tobacco causes a stir

After recent tax hikes on tobacco, and with a ban on e-cigarettes looming, eyebrows have been raised after it emerged that tobacco lobbyists recently wined and dined several French politicians in a lavish Paris luncheon.
The Local Europe (se)
added Jun 18, 2013 13:42

In North Carolina, Dancing with Big Tobacco at the Inaugural Ball

North Carolina's leaders face a clear choice: Whose side are they on? Will they protect North Carolina's kids and health or Big Tobacco's profits? Will they follow the will of the voters or give the tobacco industry what it expects in return for its campa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 11, 2013 22:39
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