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[Canada] Day 247: Jamais deux sans trois? Third on a match?

The closing arguments began this morning for the last of the three defendant tobacco companies in the Blais-Létourneau Montreal class actions. On behalf of Imperial Tobacco, Deborah Glendinning spent the morning highlighting the key reasons she felt the
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 20:52

Dan K. Webb

one of Mr. Webb's most significant cases was for Philip Morris. He serves as lead counsel in Engle, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.
Winston & Strawn LLP
added Nov 10, 2014 10:55

ARCHIVE: 11 Lawyers You Definitely Don't Want To See Across The Aisle

David Bernick Firm: Kirkland & Ellis / Dan Webb Firm: Winston & Strawn / Ted Wells Firm: Paul Weiss Awards: Named Lawyer of the Year in 2006 by The National Law Journal and repeatedly as one of the top 100 most influential lawyers and one of the top w
Business Insider
added Oct 28, 2014 09:45

Reynolds’ “No-Smoking” Policy Fails to Protect Its Workers; Company Should Stop Fighting Real Smoke-Free Laws Across America

Importantly, Judge Kessler found that this unlawful conduct is ongoing. Has Reynolds changed? The evidence shows otherwise. The American public and elected officials should not be fooled.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:08

GLANTZ: National School Boards Association joins racketeer RJR to "educate" kids about smoking; they should drop out

RJ Reynolds just announced that it was "partnering" with the National School Boards Association to promote RJR's new "Right Decisions Right Now" ... One wonders if the NSBA reviewed federal Judge Gladys Kessler's landmark ruling that RJ Reynolds violated
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:33

[Canada] Day 240: An addictive, useless product that causes death in half its long term users.

plaintiffs say that the Canadian tobacco companies have broken three Quebec laws:...Grossly oversimplified, these are the laws that offer Quebecers the right to life, security and dignity, that protect them from unfair commerce, and that say everyone has
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 2, 2014 14:52


the district court’s corrective statements violate the First Amendment and this Court’s 2009 mandate because they would compel Defendants to confess past misconduct and make assertions unsupported by the district court’s findings of fact, rather than prov
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 1, 2014 08:13

Big Tobacco Rails Against Ad Phrasing In Gov’t RICO Suit ($$)

“The message that defendants would be required to communicate to viewers through these statements is clear and unmistakable: ‘We are liars.’ … To coerce defendants to vilify themselves in the public square ... is to bring back the days of the scarlet let
added Oct 1, 2014 05:48

Tobacco companies challege cigarette-ad mandates

In a brief filed Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the companies argue that the corrective statements would require them to “shame and humiliate themselves by confessing to past misconduct and by branding themselves as liars.” Whi
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 30, 2014 05:25

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 (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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