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SIEGEL: Federal Court Rules that Lawsuit Against FDA for Conflicts of Interest on TPSAC Can Proceed

I completely agree that the financial conflicts of interest by virtue of four of the TPSAC members having financial relationships with Big Pharma companies that manufacture smoking cessation products should be disqualifying. The TPSAC is directly recomme
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:59

[Florida] Two Jacksonville lawyers ordered to forfeit $9.2 million over frivolous tobacco claims

The scathing, 148-page order issued Wednesday and signed by four district judges said Wilner and Farah filed claims in 2008 on behalf of hundreds of people who had not authorized them to do so and people who had never smoked. More than 500 of the people
Florida Times-Union
added Oct 21, 2017 23:28

[Canada] The editor is deceased: Fake science journals hit new low

Academic fraud has reached a new level of deceit as a “predatory” journal that prints low-quality research for cash has stolen the identities of a dead doctor and the head of a Canadian science funding agency. Sir Richard Doll was an eminent British epid
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Oct 27, 2015 10:07

[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

GLANTZ: FDA further damages its credibilty by throwing highly qualified and respected scientists off TPSAC

Here is the statement Tobacco Free Kids put out on March 5. I couldn't agree more.. FDA Errs in Removing Highly Qualified Scientists from Tobacco Advisory Committee – Decision Is Based on Misguided Court Ruling
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:40

[Connecticut] 'Roll-your-own' cigarette battle at center of congressional finance scandal

Observers say with so much profit at stake, it is not surprising the Connecticut roll-your-own bill is at the heart of a controversy involving the campaign for Congress by state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden.
Westport (CT) News
added Jun 10, 2012 21:40

[Florida] Court Affirms Dismissal of Tobacco Cases Because of Dead Clients

Thursday’s decision came less than four months after a federal court slapped a $9 million sanction on Jacksonville-based Farah & Farah and The Wilner Firm “to account for the immense waste of judicial resources by maintaining over a thousand non-viable cl
added Feb 10, 2018 18:57

[Florida] Law firms fined $9.16 million for filing frivolous tobacco complaints

improper claim submissions by Wilner.... “Over and over, plaintiffs’ counsel explained that these problems were the result of the unique logistical difficulties involved in managing so many individual lawsuits. “And over and over the District Court remi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2017 14:09

[Canada] James Repace's Rebuttal to Michael's Essay Jan 21 2014 (PDF)

Mr. Garfield Mahood ... Thank you for seeking my comment on Michael's Essay: Exploding the myth that second-hand smoke causes cancer I found it to be an appalling display of willful ignorance by a prominent radio commentator who should know better
Smoke-Free Housing BC (ca)
added May 16, 2014 22:33

Simon Chapman: When will the tobacco industry apologise for its galactic harms?

Like many caught-out 5 year olds and recidivist adult sociopaths, the tobacco industry has done none of these things. Its corrective advertising is being done reluctantly after 15 years of legal kicking and screaming, while schmoozing with the global cor
BMJ Group blogs
added Jan 29, 2014 03:30
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