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Sanders, Whitehouse, Warren, Merkley Slam GOP Attempt to Block Fossil Fuel Fraud Investigation

the Senators write that such an effort “reprises the tobacco lawsuit’s own early history of efforts from Congress to discourage or interfere with that lawsuit in order to protect the tobacco industry.” They also note how such an effort could serve as “Ex
US Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
added May 27, 2016 11:26
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Big 3 tobacco manufacturers resume appeal on corrective statements

The manufacturers — Altria Group Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA — filed an appeal Friday in the federal appellate court for the District of Columbia... The manufacturers are appealing to gain clarity on their agreement “because the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 25, 2016 03:28
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[Europe, UK] Philip Morris International Comments on English Court’s Plain Packaging Decision

"Inexplicably...the Court’s reasoning relies heavily on a 2006 decision by a judge in the United States in a case about US law to which PMI was not even a party...We will instead maintain our focus on efforts to develop and commercialize scientifically su
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 19, 2016 12:49
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Exxon's Lawyer in Climate Science Probe Has History Helping Big Tobacco and NFL Defend Against Health Claims

Ted Wells, an attorney hired by ExxonMobil to represent the company against accusations it lied about the climate risks of burning fossil fuels, also represented the tobacco industry in the lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice in 1999 under
DeSmogBlog
added May 11, 2016 12:48
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6196: NOTICE OF APPEAL OF DEFENDANTS AND POST-JUDGMENT PARTIES REGARDING REMEDIES, May 6, 2016

from Order #64-Remand of this Court...also hereby appeal...from Order #62-Remand, entered on the 8th day of February, 2016, ordering the text of corrective statements, as well as from the Memorandum Opinion (D.E. #6185) accompanying Order #62-Remand.
Tobacco On Trial
added May 7, 2016 14:04
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USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al DOCKET, May 6, 2016

05/06/2016 6196 NOTICE OF APPEAL TO DC CIRCUIT COURT as to 6185 Memorandum & Opinion, 6195 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief, 6184 Order, by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., R.J. REYNOLDS
Tobacco On Trial
added May 6, 2016 19:54
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Science for Sale / Philip Morris uses chemical industry consultants to perpetuate 'light cigarette' myth

Sharon Eubanks, the former Justice Department attorney who led the lawsuit, believes Philip Morris is violating Kessler’s order. The order forbids public statements declaring that low-tar cigarettes have health benefits, even if such statements come from
Center for Public Integrity
added May 12, 2016 13:37
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Contesting the Science of Smoking

A decade after a judge ordered tobacco companies to acknowledge the dangers of low-tar cigarettes, they continue to dispute the scientific consensus.... Gori did not respond to phone messages.
The Atlantic Monthly
added May 4, 2016 16:40
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USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al DOCKET, Apr 19-28, 2016

04/28/2016 USCA Case Number 16-5101 for 6191 Notice of Appeal to DC Circuit Court, filed by ALTRIA GROUP, INC., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC....
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 28, 2016 21:04
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[Rhode Island] Sheldon Whitehouse: Climate change is like tobacco issue

April 18 editorial ("Climate of freedom") criticizing my position on possible fraud in the fossil fuel industry's climate change denial... Similar arguments were made in some editorial pages on behalf of the tobacco industry, to try to discourage the Dep
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 23, 2016 22:15
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