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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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[Europe] Greens question reason for postponement of tobacco vote - maltatoday.com.mt

Greens says irony that Commissioner Tonio Borg promised Tobacco Directive would go through before the end of this European Parliament in April 2014, when EPP colleagues are at forefront of derailment.
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 26, 2013 23:28
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[India] DUELLA: Tobacco Kills: Part 2 | Newslaundry

Is the government of India doing anything to take on the tobacco industry? The Supreme Court of India doesn’t think so – and in July 2013, reprimanded the government for colluding with the tobacco industry and its lobbyists. “Every day, every moment, peo
Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:35
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Tobacco Industry Works to Block Rules on E-Cigarettes

The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies...documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:18
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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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[Canada] MAHOOD/ASHLEY/TURCOTTE: The Harper government’s anti-smoking strategy has been a failure

Canadians will live or die, by the thousands, based upon the priority that governments assign to the tobacco file. Unfortunately, Canada is no longer showing world leadership. It is playing the role of a tobacco industry enabler
iPolitics (ca)
added Oct 17, 2015 11:10
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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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[UK] Did harsh contract send cigar firm's reputation up in smoke?

150 ago this week, a miserable and overworked young Leicester girl was taken to court by her taskmaster employers - but their strong-arm tactics backfired. Priscilla Langton was 12 when, in 1864, she left school to work at Leicester cigar- making firm, G
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:47
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