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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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[Africa, Zambia] Japan Tobacco International denies sponsoring farmers damaging the environment

has said it was the only tobacco company that was encouraging farmers to plant trees...that it was the responsibility and mandatory in the contracts with the farmers to be planting trees. On Tuesday, Chief Chanje threatened to ban growing of tobacco in h
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:47
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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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[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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Improving livelihoods in Laos

We’re helping to improve the livelihoods of disabled women in Laos by supporting a vocational training project near our factory in Vientiane. The Lao Disabled Women Development Centre is set to receive funding from our charitable organisation the Altadis
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 1, 2015 12:14
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SATEL: People Who Get Paid By Big Tobacco Should Be Able To Advise The FDA

FDA’s inconsistent policy, of course, is based on the misconception that merely accepting financial support from tobacco interests – but never from pharmaceutical interests, mind you... Anti-harm reductionists, also called tobacco prohibitionists, see no
Forbes
added Apr 1, 2015 19:21
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[UK] Havering Council tobacco investment ignites health row

Havering Council’s growing investment in tobacco companies has been condemned by health campaigners as “ethically and morally unacceptable”. Nearly £2.5million of the authority’s pension pot is tied up in shares with companies that make cigarettes, cigar
Romford Recorder (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:59
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[Hungary] Hungarians fume over revealing tobacco scandal

a shake-up of the sale of cigarettes, of all things, has turned into a scandal that has convinced many Hungarian voters that a culture of corruption remains very much alive. Originally, in 2012, the slashing of the number of outlets allowed to sell toba
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 15, 2013 18:24
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Hungary puts out smoking debate on tobacco shop concession

As of July 2013, only those may sell cigarettes or tobacco products in Hungary that won a concession from the state in a recent tender. The list of the winners was published last week. It showed that in hundreds of cases those granted tobacco shop conces
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Apr 30, 2013 16:06
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[Asia-pacific] In Indonesia, Big Tobacco hasn't got a worry

health experts warn of a humanitarian disaster looming in poorer countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. ''They [cigarette companies] are just wilfully imposing a pandemic on developing countries,'' says Professor Mike Daube
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:29
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