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[Canada] VIDEO: NDP urges Premier Alison Redford to step down over tobacco lawsuit

Premier steadfastly denies conflict of interest allegations
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Nov 30, 2012 11:44
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak wants to delay trial while Supreme Court reviews law used to charge him

A 19-page federal indictment against Vrdolyak outlines his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak was promised $65 million from
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 10, 2018 01:12
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[Florida] Prominent Tobacco Attorney Philip Gerson Fights Discipline Case

Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
Law.com
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19
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[Illinois] Feds: Man threatened to make Vrdolyak’s secret deal ‘front page news’

It’s not clear how much money Vrdolyak made from the tobacco settlement. Federal prosecutors told a judge in 2010 that he “has a guaranteed income stream of $260,000 per year . . . until 2023 from tobacco-related litigation.” And Bhachu wrote that Vrdoly
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2017 03:21
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[Canada] 'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again

The allegations relate to a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contract Redford personally awarded to a legal consortium, with which she shared close personal and political ties.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:44
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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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[New York] Kaminisky ad hits McGrath on tobacco settlement fees

With two weeks to go until a crucial state Senate special election in Nassau County, Democrat Todd Kaminsky's campaign's latest ad hits Chris McGrath over the fees his law firm received for its work on the early 2000s settlement agreement between states
New York Daily News
added Apr 4, 2016 23:35
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[Canada] Redford ethics investigation costing Alberta $160,000

Alberta spent $160,000 for an independent review of a 2013 ethics investigation that cleared Alison Redford of wrongdoing for her role in how the province's $10-billion Big Tobacco lawsuit was awarded.
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Feb 13, 2016 05:36
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[Canada] Details of tobacco deal not worth risking case against big tobacco, Redford says

Premier Alison Redford said Wednesday she will not order the terms of a tobacco litigation contract to be released because disclosing the information could harm the interests of Albertans in the fight against the tobacco industry.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 17, 2012 14:47
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[Canada] VIDEO: Opposition won’t give up

However, even though the Speaker has let Redford off the hook, the opposition isn’t accepting it. “Apparently black is white and the sky is green. I didn’t know this until now, but apparently, according to Mr. Zwozdesky that is the case and we’re going to
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 5, 2012 04:32
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