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[Australia] Coles, IGA, Foodworks cut-price cigarettes labelled reprehensible by Quit

are selling cut-price premium brand cigarettes for as low as $20 a packet that are imported from Ukraine... "Any measure that is trying to make cigarettes cheaper for people to keep them hooked on an addictive product that kills two out three long-term sm
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:26
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NFL's manipulation of concussion facts similar to Big Tobacco's cancer denials: report

Boyd was frighteningly prescient: Like Big Tobacco, the NFL used incomplete, deeply flawed and perhaps purposely manipulated research to downplay the long-term health risks posed by football-related head injuries, according to a New York Times report po
New York Daily News
added Mar 29, 2016 22:59
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The NFL Really Doesn't Like Being Compared to Big Tobacco

Here's a point-by-point breakdown of what the Times reported and how both sides responded to each other's claims on Thursday: Times on NFL's use of flawed data: "For the last 13 years, the N.F.L. has stood by the research, which, the papers stated, was
Mother Jones Magazine
added Mar 29, 2016 22:58
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In NFL, deeply flawed concussion research and ties to Big Tobacco

In a letter to The Times, a lawyer for the league said, “The NFL is not the tobacco industry; it had no connection to the tobacco industry,” which he called “perhaps the most odious industry in American history.” Still, the records show that the two bu
Boston (MA) Globe
added Mar 25, 2016 22:37
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N.F.L. Issues Statement About Article and The Times Responds

Hours after The New York Times published an article ...■ The N.F.L. statement said, “In fact, the league has never participated – either through its counsel of over 50 years, Covington & Burling, or otherwise – in any joint lobbying efforts with the Toba
New York Times
added Mar 25, 2016 03:03
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PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois / Brief for Respondent in Opposition (PDF)

There is not a shred of evidence that PM USA or any of its affiliates contributed directly to Justice Karmeier's campaigns or used other organizations to contribute indirectly. Petitioners note that a PM USA affiliate was one of tens of thousands of don
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2016 14:59
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PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois (PDF)

Justice Lloyd Karmeier of the Supreme Court of Illinois declined to recuse himself from Philip Morris's appeal of a decision to reinstate a $10.1 billion judgment in favor of petitioners and against respondent Philip Morris. Justice Karmeier won a close
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2016 14:57
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SCOTUS: PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois: BRIEF FOR RESPONDENT IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

two factual asser­tions: (i) that Philip Morris USA Inc. contributed "millions" to Justice Karmeier's 2004 and 2014 campaigns and (ii) that in 2014 Justice Karmeier made "pejorative" public comments...Both assertions are sheer fiction.
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 28, 2016 15:21
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California smoking bills in holding pattern, stalling lobbyist threat

Politically potent tobacco bills have not advanced to Gov. Jerry Brown a week after California legislators passed them, for now delaying the tobacco industry’s strategy to exact revenge with a referendum campaign. As lawmakers rounded up votes for measu
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 18, 2016 02:45
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A look at college investments that have been questioned

many colleges continue to invest in major tobacco companies. In 2014, the University of Illinois banned smoking on all campus property. But the same year, records show, it invested in Philip Morris...some University of Wisconsin campuses have banned toba
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 17, 2016 20:58
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