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[Asia, Sweden] British American Tobacco vows to investigate child workers in Bangladeshi farms

vowed on Thursday to investigate some of its supply farms in Bangladesh after a Swedish campaign group uncovered the use of child workers to grow and process tobacco. Swedwatch, which surveyed three tobacco farming districts in Bangladesh, said it found
Reuters
added Jun 30, 2016 16:19
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[UK] ASA Ruling on Fontem Ventures BV

because of the relatively mild nature of the image we did not consider that it was unsuitable to be seen by children in this context and we therefore concluded that the ad had not been placed inappropriately.
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 15:36
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[Virginia] Saying 'it is time to move on,' McAuliffe questions need for second McDonnell trial

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday he sees little need for a second trial for former Gov. Bob McDonnell after this week's unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned McDonnell's bribery convictions.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 29, 2016 20:10
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[Virginia] High Court Vacates Ex-Va. Gov.'s Corruption Conviction ($$)

the anti-smoking lobby has failed on one count – to sufficiently dent the fortunes of tobacco companies on the stock market. Despite the battering the UK stock market has taken since Friday’s Brexit announcement, shares in tobacco companies have risen. I
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:11
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[Virginia] High Court Reins In DOJ With Tightened Bribery Standard ($$)

Supreme Court on Monday drew a line in the sand for the U.S. Department of Justice in public corruption cases, with the unanimous court vacating the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and saying that mere politicking cannot support bribery c
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:05
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Pictorial warnings not included in tobacco bill

Activists have raised suspicion of what they called “foul play” in the deliberation of the controversial tobacco bill in the House of Representatives, as the bill contradicts existing regulations that stipulate that cigarette packs must carry pictorial w
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:28
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Justices Unanimously Reverse Ex-Virginia Governor’s Public Corruption Conviction

. The court sent the case back to the trial judge to decide whether there was enough evidence that McDonnell’s conduct fell under the new definition of “official acts.” If so, the judge could order a new trial. If not, the charges will be dismissed.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:16
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[Virginia] Supreme Court's McDonnell Decision Gives Boost to White-Collar Defense Lawyers

White-collar defense lawyers cheered the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday reversing the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, saying that the ruling gives them new leverage in their dealings with prosecutors.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:13
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[Europe, Malta] EU health commissioner ‘cannot comment’ on Mifsud-Dalli-Philip Morris allegations

Andriukaitis was unable to comment on recent allegations that Deputy Central Bank Governor Alfred Mifsud was paid by tobacco company Philip Morris to get close to former Health Commissioner John Dalli.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jun 26, 2016 20:04
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D.C. Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal In Cigarette Sales Suit ($$)

affirmed a lower court order dismissing a complaint alleging that Philip Morris USA Inc. violated the terms of a contract by overcharging military exchanges for cigarettes because the transactions “creating an inference of fraud were publicly disclosed”
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 23, 2016 21:40
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