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[Europe, Malta] Mifsud files libel case against Caruana Galizia

Caruana Galizia had alleged that Mifsud, the deputy governor of the Central Bank of Malta, received €2,750 a month for about 18 months from Philip Morris International to act as a middleman or go-between with the former European Union Health Commissioner
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 17, 2016 01:09
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco trust hires former GOP officeholder for $250K a year

An attorney and former Republican officeholder from Edmond has been hired as the new chief executive officer of Oklahoma's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust at an annual salary of $250,000 per year. The trust's governing board announced Tuesday the
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 17, 2016 19:57
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[Oklahoma] Settlement Endowment Trust governing board for hiring a new chief executive officer a $250,000 salary

Oklahoma's governor is criticizing the state's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust governing board for hiring a new chief executive officer at $250,000 a year. Gov. Mary Fallin on Thursday said she has instructed Health and Human Services Secretary Terry
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 17, 2016 02:21
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Smokers Say High Court Ruling Revives $10B Judgment ($$)

blasted Philip Morris’ claims that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in a death penalty case doesn’t apply to claims that a biased Illinois high court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment over cigarette labeling, urgin
Law360
added Jun 15, 2016 17:15
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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

it is highly unlikely that the Illinois Supreme Court would have silently accepted Justice Karmeier’s judgment that he was unbiased had it had the benefit of this Court’s decision in Williams.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:32
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms ignore legal restrictions

Smoke Free Agents, a non-profit antitobacco group, has become infuriated by the number of music concerts packed with young people in Greater Jakarta that are not smoke-free despite the legal ban on tobacco promotion at such events. Between February and
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 15, 2016 14:56
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[Europe] Links of ex-commissioner Dalli to Philip Morris exposed

new information, revealed by investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in her blog “Running Commentary”, shows that Dalli was also in touch, through an intermediary, with the US tobacco giant Philip Morris. Daphne Caruana Galizia is known as “Malta
EurActiv
added Jun 13, 2016 13:53
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[Illinois] SCOTUS ruling could impact tobacco case

the company “completely glosses over the direct parallel between Williams and Justice Karmeier’s statements: both involved election campaign speeches, both expressed an attitude toward one side on an issue implicated in litigation, and both expressed a vi
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Jun 10, 2016 01:47
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New Zealand PM defends model son in cigarette photoshoot row ($$)

The prime minister of New Zealand has been forced to defend his son after he posted images from a fashion shoot showing him holding a cigarette shortly after the launch of a national campaign against smoking. John Key announced tough new anti-smoking l
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:54
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler fights immunity removal over Dalligate

In a saga that refuses to die down, the EU’s anti-fraud chief has launched a legal challenge to the European Commission’s decision to lift his immunity from prosecution in connection with a Belgian police investigation on the Dalligate affair.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:57
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