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[Asia, Taiwan] Legislators allege misuse of tobacco tax revenues

Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) lawmakers yesterday accused the government of using tobacco tax revenues to sponsor festivals or even print calendars, instead of focusing on smoking prevention and health promotion.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:46
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[Florida] BANNON: Soliciting Donations Discredits the Judiciary

Judges themselves have also raised the alarm. In a survey of state judges, nearly half stated that they believed campaign contributions are influencing judicial decisions.
National Law Journal
added Jan 26, 2015 17:23
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[Ireland] Sell government tobacco shares to stub out smoking, say retailers ($$)

National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF)... The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association (CSNA), which acts on behalf of 1,200 small retailers and franchise holders, has called on the government to unwind its “unethical investment” in cigarette compani
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:30

[Florida] Kevin Frentz: CVS is boosting public health

CVS and FSU have taken a stand and will no longer act as enablers for those who make the personal and irresponsible choice to use tobacco. Not only has a for-profit corporation shown its commitment to promoting healthy living, but they have also begun to
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Jan 26, 2015 11:32
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[UK] BERGER: After U-Turns on U-Turns, the Government Must Now Honour Their Promise on Standardised Packaging of Tobacco

intense lobbying from the big tobacco companies, attempting to persuade ministers to sit on their hands, resulting in u-turn after u-turn. It raises questions, yet again, about the influence of the Prime Minister's advisor, tobacco lobbyist, Lynton Crosby
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 25, 2015 11:26

[UK] EDITORIAL: The Guardian view on cigarette packaging: smoking out Conservative thinking

So the government has shuffled reluctantly into a sensible public health policy, but with such obvious squeamishness that any political credit due belongs to the opposition. Without sustained external pressure it seems certain Mr Cameron would still be h
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:18

[USA] American Red Cross: tobacco funding risks global brand

increasing pressure to refuse tobacco industry donations, to bring it into line with guidelines of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and most of the 189 national affiliates
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 23, 2015 17:16

The smoke around e-cig science

The products have also opened a rift between researchers who see their goal as eliminating nicotine in all its forms, and others who believe it makes more sense to reduce the harm of smoking.
added Jan 23, 2015 14:39
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[New York] With Silver Allegations, 'Prestige' Hire Backfires for Weitz & Luxenberg

The complaint doesn't claim that Weitz & Luxenberg did anything illegal, or that it knew how Silver was allegedly procuring his referrals. In fact, it states clearly that Silver "never told" Weitz & Luxenberg's managing attorney or the lawyers leading its
Litigation Daily
added Jan 23, 2015 11:48

[New York] US v Sheldon Silver Complaint

Records reflect that SILVER was credited with referring more than 100 clients to the firm, the majority of which were referred for potential asbestos litigation, rather than negligence or other types of personal injury litigation as SILVER had claimed
added Jan 23, 2015 00:13
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