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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
added Apr 12, 2016 14:59

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
added Apr 12, 2016 14:57

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

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

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

[Michigan, North Carolina] Tobacco giant gave $250000 to group representing black-owned newspapers

After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47

[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43

CHAPMAN: Ten more myths about smoking that will not die

1. Today’s smokers are all hard core, addicted smokers who can’t or won’t give up 2. Smoking is pleasurable 3. Light and mild cigarettes deliver far less tar and nicotine to the smoker than standard varieties 4. Filters on cigarettes remove most of th
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:31

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate suspect files Belgian criminal complaint

Silvio Zammit, who stands charged with soliciting bribes, wants snus lobbyist investigated over illegal phone recording
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 16, 2016 09:39

This company recycles cigarette butts and turns them into plastic

The company is called TerraCycle, and its aim is to take items that people normally consider impossible to recycle, and then use science to figure out a way to do just that. Since launching in the early 2000s, they now have more than 7,000 cigarette rec
ScienceAlert (au)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:54
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