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Despite 'Divestment,' Vermont Pension Fund Still Generating Returns Off Tobacco Stocks

During a meeting of the Vermont Pension Investment Committee on Wednesday, fund administrators revealed that the state likely has some interest in tobacco stocks. In an interview Wednesday evening, State Treasurer Beth Pearce said the investment committ
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:11
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[Asia, India] Golden Tobacco first to implement 85% pictorial health warnings

Health activists have welcomed the move by Golden Tobacco Company, among the oldest companies in the business of manufacturing tobacco items in India, to implement 85 per cent pictorial health warnings on both sides of their products. Brands Panama and
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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[Canada] Government of Alberta won't switch legal consortium in tobacco litigation case

Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley confirmed that she won't make any changes with regards to the legal consortium representing the province in a gigantic lawsuit against the industry of tobacco. Ganley has previously stated that she was in favor of
Lawyer Herald
added Apr 13, 2016 15:02
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[Canada] Cameron Hutchison: Questions at heart of high-priced ethics review could have been answered on the cheap

Next time, maybe the minister and her deputies should check their files before rushing off for a high-priced legal opinion on the taxpayers’ dime.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 07:26
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[Canada] Alberta government won't ask RCMP to review Redford tobacco litigation case

The Alberta government won’t call in the RCMP to review an ethics investigation into Alison Redford’s handling of the province’s $10-billion tobacco litigation contract, a Justice department official confirmed Tuesday.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 07:25
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[Canada] Alberta government won't swap legal consortium in controversial tobacco-litigation case

Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley left it to her deputy minister to publicly confirm she won't change the legal consortium representing the province in a massive lawsuit against the tobacco industry. Ganley has previously signalled she was leaning
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:40
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PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois / REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

UNDER THIS COURT'S PRECE­DENTS, DUE PROCESS REQUIRED JUSTICE KARMEIER'S RECUSAL / AT A MINIMUM, THIS COURT SHOULD HOLD THE PETITION FOR WILLIAMS V PENNSYLVANIA
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 12, 2016 15:05
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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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[Illinois] Philip Morris Skipped Facts In $10B Judgment Row, Class Says ($$)

A class of smokers claiming a biased Illinois high court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment against Philip Morris USA over its labels shot back at the company’s arguments that its claims are total fiction, telling the U.S.
Law360
added Apr 12, 2016 14:49
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