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[Illinois] Former Ald. Vrdolyak pleads not guilty to tax charges

Former Chicago Ald. Edward Vrdolyak pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging he obstructed an IRS investigation into a secret deal he cut in the 1990s to pocket millions of dollars from the massive tobacco lawsuit settlement without doing any work.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 23, 2016 13:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] ARCHIVE: ‘20pc of country’s wood is burnt to roast tobacco’

about 2.5 million tonnes, is burnt for tobacco roasting, which leads to deforestation and causes pollution, according to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD).
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:31
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SIEGEL: New Study on E-Cigarettes and Bronchitis: An Example of Scientific Dishonesty and Deception

the paper and the press release are both very deceptive. The paper abstract is hiding important findings. The same thing is true of the press release. In fact, nowhere in the press release does it even mention that there was no significant relationship fo
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:26
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[Illinois] Tobacco Fees Spread All The Way To A Chicago Alderman, Feds Allege

A recently unsealed indictment in Chicago shows just how far money from 1998′s $200 billion master tobacco settlement with the states spread. Federal authorities have charged former Chicago alderman Edward “Fast Eddie” Vdolyak with trying to help anothe
Forbes
added Nov 21, 2016 23:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘20pc of country’s wood is burnt to roast tobacco’

which leads to deforestation and causes pollution, according to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD). In a presentation, available with Dawn, CADD has claimed that tobacco industries contribute to deforestation in a number of ways,
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:30
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[Asia, India] Reducing tobacco consumption, and giving growers an alternative crop

"Alternate crop farming cannot be immediately implemented. First of all, India aims to reduce the consumption of tobacco by 30 per cent and when this happens, the alternate crop farming for tobacco growers will be immediately implemented. This will be su
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:33
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PROCTOR: Climate Change in Trump’s Age of Ignorance

Much of the climate denial now embraced by people like Mr. Trump was first expressed in the disinformation campaigns of Big Oil — campaigns modeled closely on Big Tobacco’s strategies.
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2016 02:40
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[Canada] Think tanks with ties to tobacco arguing against plain packaging

And yet, these groups typically don’t mention their financial ties when speaking about policy. For example, the Montreal Economic Institute published a report in September saying plain packaging “attacks the value of brands.” It included a disclaimer sa
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:39
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[Florida] Judge Axes Boies Atty Sanctions Over Long Depostion ($$)

A Florida state judge nixed sanctions imposed against a Boies Schiller partner representing Philip Morris USA Inc. in a tobacco liability lawsuit who had argued that he wasn’t even present when the judge decided that sanctions were warranted.
Law360
added Nov 17, 2016 23:02
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The Dream — and the Myth — of the ‘Women’s Vote’

argued that women’s suffrage ought to be carefully restricted to keep undesirable women out of the ballot box..... “Our criminal and pauper men have wives; there are thousands of female operatives in tobacco factories and similar fields of labor; there ar
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2016 16:21
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