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[Florida] Fla. Firms To Pay $9.1M For Engle Ethics Disaster ($$)

federal judges “reluctantly but with the conviction that it is the right thing to do” imposed $9.1 million in sanctions on The Wilner Firm and Farah & Farah following an investigation that found they filed and maintained at least 1,250 baseless Engle prog
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 21:00
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[Canada] Why tobacco stocks still have allure ($$)

Are tobacco stocks still worth owning after tumbling nearly 9 per cent since the summer? You bet. Of course, you have to get around a thorny ethical issue before starting any discussion about tobacco stocks. Smoking kills about 100 Canadians each day, a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 04:05
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[Canada] Conflict of interest probe into ex-Alberta premier Alison Redford lacked important evidence: report

A former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked important evidence in his conflict of interest investigation into how Alison Redford awarded the province’s lawsuit against big tobacco companies, a new report has found.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:40
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Big Tobacco's Menthol Defense Dealt Setback

They have billed between $50 and $60,000 per case for their expert testimony, court records show. They also had financial relationships with pharmaceutical companies that make products to help people quit smoking. R.J. Reynolds argued in court t
Courthouse News
added Jan 20, 2016 23:03
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[Botswana] ATN condemns Tobacco Industry's campaign

ATN criticised the irresponsible conduct of, and fatal deception by British American Tobacco Botswana (BATB) ... in a campaign created to undermine and compete with more effective youth smoking prevention campaigns sponsored by the Government and non-gove
Mmegi (bw)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:35
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Big Tobacco in bed with SA law enforcement agencies

An amaBhungane investigation into the R5-billion-a-year illicit tobacco industry can reveal how two major multinational companies used their considerable resources to influence South African state security agencies to protect their commercial interests.
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Mar 20, 2014 14:31
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[Africa] Nigeria's 10th Leading Tobacco Market Globally —BAT

Nigeria is one of the biggest 10 tobacco markets in the world, says the Managing Director, British American Tobacco, Mr. Keith Gretton. The Federal Government of Nigeria also rakes in N15 billion as tax annually from the BAT, its Managing Director added
P.M. News Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:44
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Ending epic debacle, Florida tobacco firms agree to pay $4.3 million sanction

As part of a global resolution of the sanctions issue and fee disputes, Wilner and the Farah firm agreed to cede more than $7 million in claimed attorneys’ fees to Motley Rice, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein and two other plaintiffs' firms, reducing t
Reuters
added Jul 26, 2018 01:16
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[Florida] 2 law firms sanctioned $9.1M for 'immense waste of judicial resources' in tobacco litigation

The law firms “are held to account for the immense waste of judicial resources and contempt shown for the judicial process occasioned by maintaining over a thousand non-viable claims,” the order says. “Counsel evinced a conscious disregard of their profe
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:15
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[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
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