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Simon Chapman: When will the tobacco industry apologise for its galactic harms?

Like many caught-out 5 year olds and recidivist adult sociopaths, the tobacco industry has done none of these things. Its corrective advertising is being done reluctantly after 15 years of legal kicking and screaming, while schmoozing with the global cor
BMJ Group blogs
added Jan 29, 2014 03:30

Big 3 tobacco manufacturers file appeal on corrective statements

The transition of the case to the appeals court in the District of Columbia comes a week after Kessler’s deadline for the manufacturers to submit “minor changes” to the corrective statements. The issue of a “trigger date,” when the corrective statements
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 9, 2016 18:26

SIEGEL: More on Failed Disclosures: Even Former Tobacco Industry-Funded Scientists Disclose their Past History of Financial Conflicts

In 2014, Dr. Roger Jenkins was co-author of an article published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology on acute cardiovascular reactions to inhaled particles. ....The tobacco companies were found guilty of violating the RICO statute in large part
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:55


The FTC action does not in any way affect the information and assurances given to the Court at the May 19 hearing...respectfully request that the Court grant the pending (Proposed) Unopposed Order as soon as possible. No other party objects to this reques
Tobacco On Trial
added Jun 4, 2015 17:47

Bad Acts: The Racketeering Case Against the Tobacco Industry

Drafting the racketeering statute, as I did, only put it on the books. Eubanks tenacity in litigating under it against Big Tobacco, despite the odds against her, made it effective against one of its most egregious offenders. I heartily recommend her story
added Jun 29, 2012 15:24

[Africa, Albania, Alberta, Alderney, Algeria, American Samoa, Americas, Andorra, Angola] Justice Department Wants Public Release of Tobacco Warning Statements

The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 4, 2011 00:00

Form 8-K

condition to closure of the transaction is approval from the federal district court ...The companies have requested that the court rule expeditiously, and they are confident that the acquisition and related transactions will close by the end of June 2015.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 27, 2015 09:48

LORILLARD v FDA: Reynolds Petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc, Feb 26, 2016

(i) their confidential information was given to committee members who consult for their competitors, and (ii) those members are paid to disparage in testimony against these plaintiffs the very products about the regulation of which they advise FDA, then a
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 27, 2016 22:10

Judge Criticizes Tobacco Lawyers' 'Ridiculous' Litigation Strategy

“That is ridiculous—a waste of precious time, energy, and money for all concerned—and a loss of information for the public,” Kessler wrote. “The court has no intention of following that path, although it is obvious that defendants are, once again, attemp
National Law Journal
added Feb 9, 2016 07:47

Reynolds CEO Pines for the “Old Days” – Does She Miss Joe Camel? Company has long history of deception, marketing to kids

Susan Cameron touted the deal as a return to the “old days” for the tobacco industry. When it comes to Big Tobacco, the “old days” were a time when youth smoking rates were skyrocketing, the industry used cartoons and cowboys to target kids, and tobacco e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:07
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