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[UK] MPs took gifts from tobacco company Japan Tobacco International

Six MPs calling for the Government to drop plans for plain cigarette packaging received hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a leading tobacco company.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 29, 2012 10:52
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[Canada] Alberta's ethics commissioner cites conflict of interest, removes herself from review of tobacco litigation contract

Citing a personal conflict of interest, Alberta's ethics commissioner has asked her B.C. counterpart to determine whether another investigation into former premier Alison Redford's handling of the tobacco litigation contract in 2013 is warranted.
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:38
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[Canada] Ethics investigation into Alison Redford to be reviewed

The NDP government announced Monday that it has appointed former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Frank Iacobucci to conduct a review of the 2013 ethics investigation into former premier Alison Redford's involvement in the selection process for the legal
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:06
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US: Tobacco Giant's Move Could Reduce Child Labor

will begin buying US-grown tobacco exclusively through third-party leaf supply companies, rather than directly from tobacco farmers. This change will require the world’s largest tobacco leaf suppliers – Alliance One International and Universal Corporation
Human Rights Watch
added Nov 5, 2014 11:26
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[Australia] Super fund quits tobacco companies

SUPERANNUATION fund First State Super has wiped from its investment portfolios all companies involved in the manufacture of tobacco products, in a move welcomed by cancer specialists. Chief executive Michael Dwyer said the decision to exclude the cigare
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:49
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[Florida] In Tobacco Cases, Sanctions Against Law Firms Like King & Spalding Are Rare

Thomas decided on his own to consider sanctions against King & Spalding Atlanta attorney W Randall Bassett for introducing information about a similar case’s verdict—information the judge said was also false—while representing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. T
Law.com
added Aug 30, 2016 02:20
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FBI looking for foul play in creation of Indiana vaping law

Agents have interviewed at least two lawmakers and a manufacturer of liquids used in electronic smoking devices. “They asked me if I knew of anything anyone might have gotten out of this legislation,” said state Sen. Phil Boots, who said he talked to an
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Aug 23, 2016 22:18
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SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
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[California] WHITAKER: My turn: No Ifs, Ands or Butts

So, why do they think nothing about dropping a cigarette butt and grinding it out with their shoe and leaving it on the ground? Studies have been done on this by environmental groups as well as tobacco companies. Some of the findings: •Because cigarette
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 11, 2013 10:34
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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