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Florida Supreme Court Suspends 2 Miami Attorneys, Citing Conflicts in Tobacco Litigation

The Florida Supreme Court disagreed with a court-appointed referee’s recommendation to admonish prominent attorney Philip M. Gerson and co-counsel Steven K. Hunter, instead imposed a harsher punishment, suspending both Miami attorneys for 30 days.
Law.com
added Apr 30, 2018 21:39
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: New curriculum reviewer was an education consultant to tobacco giant Phillip Morris

The education guru tasked with reforming Australia's national curriculum by the federal government was previously employed by tobacco firm Phillip Morris to design a school program teaching children about peer pressure and decision making that did not di
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:35
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GLANTZ: UNICEF “Muted” on Tobacco Control for Children After Partnerships with Tobacco Industry Organizations

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously se
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:57
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The Tobacco Industry and Children’s Rights

from 1997 to 2000, when UNICEF was actively promoting tobacco control to support children’s rights, the tobacco industry saw children’s rights and UNICEF as potentially powerful threats to business that needed to be closely monitored and neutralized. The
Pediatrics
added Apr 30, 2018 18:45
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UNICEF 'muted' on tobacco control for children

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children's rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF's focus on children's rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously s
EurekAlert
added Apr 30, 2018 18:32
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[Europe, Malta] Former Dalli canvasser Silvio Zammit gets a legal boost in €60m bribery case

Prosecutors' insistence on a key witness testifying in a bribery case against a former John Dalli canvasser breached his right to a fair trial, a court has ruled. Silvio Zammit faces charges related to an alleged €60 million bribe request to a Swedish
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:15
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[Europe, Malta] Judge rules Attorney General breached Silvio Zammit’s rights

A judge has ruled that the Attorney General has breached restauranteur Silvio Zammit's fundamental rights by failing to declare his evidence closed after the last witness refused to testify in the bribery case against him. Zammit is facing criminal char
Malta Independent (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:13
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[Europe, Malta] Former John Dalli canvasser’s human rights breached in tobacco bribery case

A court has ruled that Sliema restauranteur Silvio Zammit had his human rights breached by the Attorney General's refusal to close the evidence against him • Zammit is charged with trading in influence
Malta Today (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:03
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[Florida] BALABAN v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC

we quashed a trial court order denying PM USA's motion to disqualify the Ferraro firm and its attorney Paulo Lima (“Attorney Lima”). Id. at 951. However, the circumstances in this case distinguish it from Caro and compel a different analysis altogether, i
Findlaw
added Apr 27, 2018 16:19
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[Florida] Ex-Tobacco Lawyer Hire May Still Burn Plaintiff’s Firm

A Florida trial court will take a new look at whether a personal injury firm is barred from suing Philip Morris because the firm briefly hired an associate who represented the tobacco giant...Former Hunton & Williams associate Paulo Lima litigated for Phi
Big Law Business (Bloomberg Law)
added Apr 27, 2018 16:16
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