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10th Anniversary of Landmark Ruling

the tobacco industry, despite being publicly indicted as racketeers, is still up to its old tricks. The DOJ case has had a huge impact; but without tobacco industry interference, it could have saved many more lives these past 10 years.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Aug 29, 2016 13:32

Ten Years Ago, a Federal Judge Found Tobacco Companies Lied to the American People; They’re Still Fighting Order to Publish Corrective Statements

Ten years later, perhaps the best evidence that the tobacco companies haven’t changed is the fact they have yet to publish these corrective statements and continue to fight the statements in court. Despite losing numerous appeals of both Judge Kessler’s
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 17, 2016 14:21
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[West Virginia] VIDEOS: W.Va. NAACP Conf. Features Black & White Justice Panel Discussion

A couple hundred people came out over the weekend for the banquet at Wheeling Jesuit University to hear a keynote address from author and attorney Sharon Eubanks - a civil litigation trial lawyer. Eubanks was lead counsel in the historic federal tobacco l
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Aug 15, 2016 18:59

EUBANKS: Big Oil and Big Tobacco: A Deadly Partnership Rooted in Deception

The federal government’s investigation and the civil lawsuit against Big Tobacco that followed placed front and center the precise issue presented in the attorneys general investigations involving ExxonMobil: Did the company, in its public statements sug
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Jul 21, 2016 14:44

Can Big Oil Be Prosecuted Under the Fraud Laws That Brought Down Big Tobacco?

many of the entities that these critics claim were responsible for the propaganda were the very same ones employed by the tobacco companies. These include the Heartland Institute, Heritage Foundation, Cato Institute, and the George Marshall Institute, to
High Plains Public Radio (HPPR)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:50

Déjà vu: as with tobacco, the climate wars are going to court

The fossil fuel industry copied Big Tobacco’s racketeering playbook. They’re following the same path to court, where tobacco lost...Kessler ruled that the tobacco industry’s campaign to “maximize industry profits by preserving and expanding the market fo
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:59

Climate change in the courts: Big Oil and Big Tobacco

In November 2015, New York Attorney General (AG) Eric Schneiderman issued a subpoena to ExxonMobil for “documents on what Exxon knew about climate change and what it told shareholders and the public.”
National Constitution Center
added Jul 17, 2016 02:55

[California] DOCKET for FORSYTH v MPAA

44 RESPONSE (re 31 MOTION to Strike 1 Complaint, Defendants’ Notice of Motions and 1 Special Motion to Strike Pursuant to California Anti-SLAPP Statute / Request for Judicial Notice re 44 Opposition/Response to Motion, filed byTimothy Forsyth.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jul 16, 2016 02:03

WHITEHOUSE: What phony op-eds about climate change have in common

They almost always overlooked the government’s victory in the tobacco fraud lawsuit. Ignoring the tobacco lawsuit allowed these writers to feign horror over use of the civil RICO statute...But the civil RICO law has been used to sue other organizations,
Columbia Journalism Review
added Jul 12, 2016 22:38

Exxon Fraud Probe Is Shaping Up to Be the Biggest Bipartisan Climate Battle Ever

ExxonMobil is accused of using the same tactics Judge Kessler deemed fraudulent..."this is an order of magnitude greater moral offense, in my opinion, because what is at stake is the fate of the planet, humanity and the future of civilization.”
added Jul 1, 2016 16:07
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