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Smokers Say High Court Ruling Revives $10B Judgment ($$)

blasted Philip Morris’ claims that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in a death penalty case doesn’t apply to claims that a biased Illinois high court justice caused the rejection of a $10 billion trial court judgment over cigarette labeling, urgin
Law360
added Jun 15, 2016 17:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms ignore legal restrictions

Smoke Free Agents, a non-profit antitobacco group, has become infuriated by the number of music concerts packed with young people in Greater Jakarta that are not smoke-free despite the legal ban on tobacco promotion at such events. Between February and
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 15, 2016 14:56
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[Europe] Links of ex-commissioner Dalli to Philip Morris exposed

new information, revealed by investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in her blog “Running Commentary”, shows that Dalli was also in touch, through an intermediary, with the US tobacco giant Philip Morris. Daphne Caruana Galizia is known as “Malta
EurActiv
added Jun 13, 2016 13:53
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[Illinois] SCOTUS ruling could impact tobacco case

the company “completely glosses over the direct parallel between Williams and Justice Karmeier’s statements: both involved election campaign speeches, both expressed an attitude toward one side on an issue implicated in litigation, and both expressed a vi
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Jun 10, 2016 01:47
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New Zealand PM defends model son in cigarette photoshoot row ($$)

The prime minister of New Zealand has been forced to defend his son after he posted images from a fashion shoot showing him holding a cigarette shortly after the launch of a national campaign against smoking. John Key announced tough new anti-smoking l
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:54
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Pharmaceutical Companies to Pay $67 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Tarceva

Genentech and OSI Pharmaceuticals made misleading representations...of Tarceva to treat certain patients with non-small cell lung cancer...little evidence to show that Tarceva was effective ... unless they also had never smoked or
Ministry of Justice (nz)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:10
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SWEDA: Spending 45 Minutes with 80 of My Fellow Altria Shareholders

Mr. Barrington’s response echoed the traditional party line from the top executives of the major cigarette companies in the United States: tobacco litigation is a “well-managed risk” that should not alarm shareholders and investors. He commended the qua
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 7, 2016 14:05
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler fights immunity removal over Dalligate

In a saga that refuses to die down, the EU’s anti-fraud chief has launched a legal challenge to the European Commission’s decision to lift his immunity from prosecution in connection with a Belgian police investigation on the Dalligate affair.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:57
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[Africa, Tanzania] Tackling child labour in Tabora

International Labour Organisation (ILO) launched a new project last month on May 25 called Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) which is being implemented in tobacco growing areas in the three districts of Uyui, Urambo and
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:55
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[Europe, Malta] Businessman in Dalligate scandal claims AG 'abusive' delays

Zammit who is standing accused in connection with the Dalligate scandal is claiming that the Attorney General's "pointless" wait for a foreign witness who is refusing to testify is stalling proceedings.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jun 3, 2016 16:17
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