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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
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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
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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
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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
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[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
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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
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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.”
AlterNet.org
added Jul 1, 2016 16:07
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CIVIL DOCKET FOR PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. et al v. FDA, Jun 20, 2016

42 TRANSCRIPT OF MOTION HEARING PROCEEDINGS before Judge Amit P. Mehta held on June 9, 2016; Page Numbers: 1-94. Date of Issuance: June 20, 2016.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 23, 2016 22:10
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DOJ APPEAL: CLERK’S ORDER filed scheduling oral argument, June 8, 2016

It is ORDERED, on the court’s own motion, that this case be scheduled for oral argument on September 13, 2016, at 9:30 A.M.
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 9, 2016 06:09
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Tobacco manufacturers allowed to combine federal appeals on corrective statements

The Big Three tobacco manufacturers have been given permission to consolidate their federal appeals addressing corrective statements for cigarette marketing... The ad will not appear in the Winston-Salem Journal, but it will in The Charlotte Observer. Ea
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 9, 2016 04:57
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