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[Florida] Judge Steps Down From Smoker's Suit Over RJ Reynolds Ties ($$)

Honeywell said she must recuse herself from the suit brought by Lewis Mosley...so as to avoid “even the appearance of partiality or impropriety,” because she had previously worked on behalf of R.J. Reynolds in another product liability suit.
Law360
added Oct 29, 2015 13:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Mugabe threatens tobacco farming ban

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has threatened to ban tobacco production if the indiscriminate cutting down of trees by Zimbabwe's poorly resourced indigenous farmers continues. In his Independence Day speech weekend, Mugabe said tobacco growers were causing de
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 14:19
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Soda and Tobacco Industry Corporate Social Responsibility Campaigns: How Do They Compare?

In an article that forms part of the PLoS Medicine series on Big Food, Andrew Cheyne and colleagues compare soda companies' corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaigns - which are designed to bolster the image and popularity of their products and to p
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 26, 2012 16:45
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MYERS/KOVAL: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. But It’s Just Blowing Smoke.

In the same breath that it talks of a smoke-free future, PMI brags that Marlboro is “the number one global cigarette brand.” Across the globe, Philip Morris promotes its cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids, introducing flavored cigarettes, conducting a
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 6, 2018 20:42
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Surgeon General’s Reports on Tobacco: A Continued Legacy of Unbiased and Rigorous Synthesis of the Scientific Evidence

The author of a recent letter, who declared interests related to the tobacco and electronic cigarette industries, critiqued the objectivity and evidence related to the 2016 US Surgeon General’s Report, E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults.1
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Florida] LAMMI: Court Order Imposing $9 Million Sanction Paints Sordid Tale Of Ethically-Challenged Lawyering

something the Florida Supreme Court seemingly failed to do in 2006 when deciding Engle. They should also find inspiration in the courage and integrity with which the four Middle District of Florida judges acted in investigating (largely on their own initi
Forbes
added Nov 3, 2017 00:26
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[Florida] Law firm Farah & Farah fined $9 million by federal court over tobacco litigation

$9,164,404.12 in fines Wednesday on prominent Jacksonville litigation firm, Farah & Farah, P.A. The judges' order states 1,250 frivolous tobacco claims were filed by Farah & Farah and the Wilner Firm against the Engle Trust Fund.
First Coast News - WJXX25, WTLV12 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:20
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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
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[Virginia] Bioscience company re-imagining tobacco for new age with machine

machine that uses water and pressure to process 12 tons of tobacco plants a day. Tyton’s process makes use of the other entire plant: the juice and the cake — or soft interior product. The final products include tobacco oil used as an animal feed additive
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Sep 16, 2015 17:54
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Activist Hedge Fund Profits in Private as Japan Tobacco Says No

Though it lost every proxy fight, the Children’s Investment Fund claims a list of wins. Japan Tobacco Inc. boosted its payout ratio and said it would exit its beverage businesses. The state sold some of its stake. Since May 2011, the month the fund says i
Bloomberg News
added Jun 21, 2015 17:09
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