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[Florida, North Carolina] SCHWALBE: Legal product, criminal acts: Why tobacco companies deserve punitive damages

What matters is the behavior of the company that intentionally misrepresented and cruelly manipulated the product for the sake of profit. In the case of tobacco, it is more than reasonable when imposing penalties to remember that the product is dealt by a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 4, 2014 16:11
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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
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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Court leaves ruling against big tobacco intact

A federal appeals court on Friday left intact a court judgment that ordered tobacco companies to do corrective advertising about the dangers of smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 27, 2012 13:36
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al May 12-May 14, 2015

05/19/2015 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Gladys Kessler: Motion Hearing held on 5/19/2015 re 6142 Unopposed MOTION for Order Authorizing Transfer of Certain Cigarette Brands and Businesses to ITG Brands, LLC, Pursuant to Order #1015, Para
Tobacco On Trial
added May 20, 2015 23:52
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[Minnesota] ORDER #91 granting 6139 Motion for Extension of Time to File

Upon consideration of Plaintiffs’ Unopposed Motion For Extension... ORDERED that Plaintiffs’ First Motion to Compel Production of Lorillard Documents Removed from the Minnesota Depository is now DUE April 22, 2015.
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 6, 2015 15:22
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Reynolds-Lorillard deal may hinge on corrective statements

The final legal piece permitting Reynolds American Inc.’s $29.1 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc. appears to be Reynolds agreeing to run corrective marketing statements that would have been Lorillard’s responsibility. The federal judge who signed Monday
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2015 19:39
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Herbert Smith poaches 6 Chadbourne partners for NY office

Herbert Smith is one of a handful of firms that British American Tobacco turns to most often for legal work. The Chadbourne group has worked with the client for years and had represented the tobacco giant in a variety of matters
Thomson Reuters
added Aug 2, 2012 13:44
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Cigarette Makers Lose Bid to End Racketeer Case Monitor

The U.S. Appeals Court in Washington today upheld a lower court decision that oversight of the companies resulting from federal government lawsuit is necessary and should continue because of the companies’ records.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 27, 2012 12:22
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SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
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WRIGHT: Are Big Tobacco Companies Still Targeting the Youth?

At the end of the day, it’s our responsibility to teach the youth about the dangers of tobacco. If we all do our part, we have the potential to abolish youth smoking, and I can’t think of anyone who thinks that would be a bad idea. Well, besides big toba
Dunn County (ND) Herald
added Nov 14, 2015 00:52
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