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LETTER from NFL to NEW YORK TIMES (PDF)

NFL found interlocking board memberships between the Times and Philip Morris...a fundraising letter to the Tobacco Institute asking for the purchase of a $25,000 table ... over one hundred million dollars in tobacco advertising the Times accepted long aft
Capital New York
added Mar 30, 2016 15:19
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[Illinois] Philip Morris to SCOTUS: Don’t revisit corporate money in judicial elections

If the Supreme Court is interested in revisiting the issue of campaign contributions and the appearance of judicial bias, it has a vehicle. In January, Illinois state court class action plaintiffs who won a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris in 2
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2016 17:14
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How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes / California takes center stage in fight between health groups and tobacco firms

The battles aren’t just here. Despite the tobacco industry’s tarnished public image, it is operating a powerful and massive influence machine in statehouses from Salt Lake City to Topeka. With a playbook crafted nearly 20 years ago, the tobacco firms use
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 11, 2016 22:37
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[Illinois] Philip Morris Tells High Court No Bias In Axed $10B Judgment ($$)

Allegations by a class of smokers that a biased Illinois Supreme Court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment against Philip Morris USA over light and low-tar cigarette labels are “sheer fiction” and don't warrant a review of
Law360
added Mar 26, 2016 17:13
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[California] Who’s Calling the Shots in State Politics? How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes

Big Tobacco has maintained an extensive state lobbying network of more than 450 registered lobbyists around the country, among a select group with representatives in every state in recent years.
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 25, 2016 16:07
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[California] Why US Big Tobacco Lobbies for E-Cigarettes

California's capitol, tobacco companies continue to wield surprising power.... The large amount of money given to its members has prompted some to call it the "Juice Committee." Health advocates call it "the committee where tobacco bills go to die'
Vice.com
added Mar 25, 2016 14:32
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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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