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'Your boss is a crook!' The phone call that sent Texas AG Dan Morales to prison

Potter refused to discuss the tobacco litigation and his role in the criminal investigation of Morales for 18 years. This week, he gave a series of exclusive interviews to The Texas Lawbook on the 20th anniversary of the filing of the Texas tobacco lawsui
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 16, 2016 11:19
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LORILLARD, INC, et al. v. FDA: DOJ RESPONSE TO PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC (PDF)

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 directed the Food and Drug Administration to establish the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee to provide advice to the agency, including, as its first order of business, preparat
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 16, 2016 21:41
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Menthol Ruling Needs No Further DC Circ. Review, Gov't Says

government pushed back against R.J. Reynolds’ bid to have the D.C. Circuit reconsider its finding that the tobacco giant wasn’t harmed by alleged bias in a study on menthol cigarettes, contending Friday that the ruling was in line with every other appeals
Law360
added Apr 16, 2016 11:15
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[Europe] Ex-EU commissioner’s action deemed inadmissible by Luxembourg court

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed the inadmissibility of an action brought by former commissioner John Dalli... The General Court concluded from its factual findings that Mr Dalli had voluntarily resigned a purely factual as
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Apr 16, 2016 10:30
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LORILLARD v FDA: DOJ RESPONSE TO PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC, APR 15, 2016

Plaintiffs are cigarette manufacturers who claim that FDA should have determined that three committee members had conflicts of interest. A panel of this Court concluded that plaintiffs lack Article III standing...No further review is warranted.
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 15, 2016 21:47
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Vermont retirement funds still haven’t kicked tobacco

Vermont’s debate over divesting coal and oil from its pension portfolio appears to have smoked out an uncomfortable truth: Nearly 20 years after the state proclaimed its pension funds tobacco-free, they still contain some tobacco investments.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 15, 2016 12:10
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[North Carolina] AUDIO: Plant Shifts from Tobacco to Batteries

A North Carolina manufacturing plant – once known for producing a toxic product – may now make our energy future cleaner and brighter. Formerly owned by tobacco giant Philip Morris, the plant was purchased by Alevo Manufacturing to make 40-foot-long con
Yale Climate Connections - Yale Center for Environmental Communication (YCEC)
added Apr 15, 2016 12:00
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As cigarette sales shrink, so do tobacco settlement payouts to states

"This year, for fiscal year 2016, the states will collect over $25 billion from the settlement and tobacco taxes combined — all tobacco-related revenue," said John Schachter..."And yet they've budgeted less than 2 percent of that — not even $500 million
Marketplace (American Public Media)
added Apr 15, 2016 11:55
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Coal's in crosshairs, but Vermont not done quitting tobacco

Vermont's debate over divesting coal and oil from its pension portfolio appears to have smoked out an uncomfortable truth: Nearly 20 years after the state proclaimed its pension funds tobacco-free, they still contain some tobacco investments.
Caledonian-Record (St. Johnsbury, VT)
added Apr 15, 2016 11:25
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli loses appeal against EU Commission President Barroso

The European Court of Justice today rejected an appeal filed by former EU Commissioner John Dalli over his resignation from the European Commission. Mr Dalli had filed the appeal after the General Court had declared that Mr Dalli’s action seeking the an
Malta Independent (mt)
added Apr 15, 2016 09:57
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