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[UK] Julia Donaldson's cigar-smoking new character ignites contoversy

Julia Donaldson has said that she would "never encourage smoking in a children's book" after some readers went online to complain about her inclusion of a ne'er-do-well scarecrow character who attempts to impress a lady by blowing smoke rings in her new b
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:45
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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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[Canada] John Luik

John C. Luik is a senior fellow of the Democracy Institute...he taught philosophy and ethics at two Canadian universities, being fired from each for misrepresenting academic credentials. Subsequently he has acted on behalf of the tobacco industry, for exa
Wikipedia
added Nov 13, 2014 21:53
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[UK] 'Ban tobacco companies from Labour conference' urges Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham

TOBACCO giants should be banned from advertising at the the Labour Party conference, Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has urged after one company bought space at this year's event.
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 25, 2013 05:12
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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] 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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[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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University of California at Los Angeles: Non-Reappointment of Controversial Professor

Dr. James Enstrom engaged in successful whistleblowing against a prominent member of the department, and there had been many years of debate between Enstrom and some of his colleagues over research on air pollution.
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
added Aug 13, 2012 17:21
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