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The Cannabis Industry Is Not the Tobacco Industry, and We’ll Prove It

A challenge for the cannabis industry to prove that they are not Big Tobacco. That their philanthropic efforts are authentic, strategic, and part of their mission as a businesses and community member. Ideally, we would be innocent until proven guilty. But
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 2, 2016 01:26
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[Europe] Event - Improving transparency in tobacco lobbying: Date: 27 Apr 2016 13:30 CEST - 27 Apr 2016 15:30 CEST

The Ombudsman recently found that the European Commission's approach to publicising meetings with tobacco lobbyists is, with the exception of DG Health, inadequate. Is this good enough for an EU institution whose role it is to initiate EU legislation? Wh
European Ombudsman
added Apr 1, 2016 20:09
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Cigarillo Maker Wins Up To $44.4M In Swisher Antitrust Trial ($$)

A California federal jury has sided with Trendsettah USA Inc. in its argument that tobacco giant Swisher International Inc. sabotaged its production of small “cigarillo” cigars, awarding the smaller tobacco company $14.8 million in antitrust damages, whic
Law360
added Mar 31, 2016 20:09
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NYT Won’t Retract NFL Big Tobacco-Concussion Story ($$)

said it will not “retract anything” after the NFL threatened a defamation lawsuit over a report last week questioning the data used by the league in its concussion studies and laying out potential ties to the tobacco industry, which long used questionable
Law360
added Mar 31, 2016 16:09
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The NFL would rather look stupid than evil

The connection to Big Tobacco arguably felt forced, but the NFL's case for defamation seems weak. Its latter stance is more interesting. The NFL is trying to make itself out as hapless with regards to concussion research. The alternative would be that th
SB Nation (portal)
added Mar 31, 2016 09:09
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New York Times Responds To NFL’s Retraction Demand With Verbal Haymaker

the NFL’s large PR blitz to fight back has focused on removing ties to the tobacco industry. All the while, the NFL has been using a firm that represented Philip Morris. That fact also made it in to the New York Times’ final line of Wednesday’s letter.
WBZT.com
added Mar 31, 2016 09:07
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NFL would face uphill battle in legal clash with New York Times, experts say

"...a co-owner of the Giants, Preston R. Tisch, also partly owned a leading cigarette company, Lorillard, and was a board member of both the Tobacco Institute and the Council for Tobacco Research, two entities that played a central role in misusing scienc
Poynter Online
added Mar 31, 2016 09:01
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New York Times won’t retract or post a correction to NFL story

During an event at the New York Press Club on Tuesday night, Times public editor Margaret Sullivan, whose job involves investigating and responding to reader concerns, said the NFL had made her aware that it felt the Times' reporting was misleading, but
Capital New York
added Mar 31, 2016 08:57
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New York Times smokes NFL's retraction demand

"...it was your firm that represented Philip Morris in that RICO case." The Times isn't lying. Karp's firm — Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP — did represent Philip Morris, a tobacco company.
Sporting News
added Mar 31, 2016 08:54
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NFL mulling lawsuit against New York Times over concussion/tobacco story

If the NFL does sue the Times, it faces an "uphill" battle, according to Benjamin Mullin of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. The league would have to prove the paper demonstrated a "reckless disregard for the truth," Mullin wrote.
Sporting News
added Mar 31, 2016 08:50
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