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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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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco taxes grow as anti-smoking funds dwindle

collected more than $882 million in tobacco taxes in the budget year that ended June 30. That includes payments tied to a 1998 settlement....But Massachusetts spent less that 1 percent of that money — about $3.9 million — on smoking cessation.
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Nov 25, 2015 16:27
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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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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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[UK] ASA Adjudication on Imperial Tobacco Ltd

Action The ads must not appear again in their current form. We told Smoke Spots to ensure their future advertising did not condone or encourage an unsafe practice.
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:07
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[UK] Lynton Crosby uses offshore tax haven in Malta in legal ploy previously described by David Cameron as "morally wrong"

Our investigation will cause acute embarrassment to the Prime Minister, who has described legal ploys to avoid tax as “morally wrong”
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 6, 2013 07:00
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[Florida] Why The Mammoth Engle Sanctions Order Is Likely To Stand ($$)

a 2012 federal Engle progeny trial, the judge held back juror Shirley Larramore after dismissing the rest of the panel for the day. The defendants had discovered that Larramore was listed as a plaintiff in another Engle lawsuit involving the same plainti
Law360
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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Florida Appellate Panel Remands Engle Suit To Disqualify Plaintiff’s Attorney ($$)

found a trial court erred in denying Philip Morris USA Inc.’s motion to dismiss the law firm representing her because one of her attorneys previously represented Philip Morris in similar lawsuits, which prevents him from being the plaintiff’s attorney und
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:07
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[UK] Labour dragged into row over plain cigarette packs

Labour has been dragged into the row over plain tobacco packaging after it emerged that the party has sold exhibition space to Philip Morris at its party conference
Packaging News (uk)
added Sep 25, 2013 12:34
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