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WHITE: Symposium: Defining deference down

Last year, in Loving v. IRS, the court invoked Brown & Williamson in holding that the IRS was unreasonable in interpreting its statutory jurisdiction ...Two years earlier, the D.C. Circuit invoked Brown & Williamson’s “major questions” doctrine to strike
added Jun 26, 2015 09:15

The new improved UCSF Legacy Tobacco Documents Library is now live

The new site features easier searching, better display of results, and linkage to other industry document collections. Check it out at
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 20:13

MORRIS: Trade and Sovereignty

Bill Clinton issued an executive order forbidding the US government to advocate on tobacco's behalf. But by that time we had given birth to a new planetary organization, the WTO and new trade rules that for the first time allowed corporations to sue coun
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 24, 2015 11:23

Anthony Kennedy’s Roots Seen in Gay-Rights Rulings

Kennedy’s parents were political and social fixtures in the capital. His father, Anthony, known as Bud, was a Republican lobbyist who represented tobacco interests — a whiskey-drinking, cigar-smoking, “poker-playing, keep-your-cards-to-your vest attorney,
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2015 06:57
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[Connecticut] Buckle Up for Ralph Nader’s ‘Tort Museum’

Activist began planning the Connecticut attraction more than a decade ago / There will be exhibits devoted to tobacco litigation and a gift shop selling tchotchkes.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 20, 2015 22:33

[Canada] The expert witnesses (part 1)

Riordan identifies those experts whose opinions were used to substantiate his decisions, and those whose opinions he found unreliable. Sprinkled among his decisions are a few hoist-on-their-own petard moments, when the judge uses the testimony of defence
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 16, 2015 17:05
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Monica Lewis Dies at 93; Her Apple-Pie Appeal Sold Chiquita’s Bananas

She pitched products ranging from Burlington Mills hosiery (as Miss Leg-O-Genic) to Camel cigarettes and in 1947 became the lilting voice behind the Chiquita brand’s animated banana commercials (following Patty Clayton and Elsa Miranda). Advertisement C
New York Times
added Jun 15, 2015 21:00

[Australia] Case studies in nanny state name-calling: what can we learn? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Nanny state rhetoric is closely allied to defending the economic interests of corporations that make money from health risks ...Hitchens' critique of Governor Michael Bloomberg would make perfect sense if no one ever died or got sick in New York City from
Public Health
added Jun 15, 2015 21:17

[Pennsylvania] Cigars become new lifestyle trend of Central PA

tobacco remains a high cash crop in the region.... From smoking lounges to themed dinners and even social clubs, the cigar is no longer a luxury enjoyed by old men in smoking jackets. It is a lifestyle choice for the everyman. For Falcon, owner of the La
added Jun 11, 2015 16:35

[Australia, Hong Kong] Why you should care about the Trans-Pacific Partnership

WHEN Australia became the first country in the world to outlaw tobacco branding in 2011, it was hailed as a victory for the health lobby and a blow to big tobacco. Australia’s parliament had decided that it would change the rules around what constituted
The Australian (au)
added Jun 8, 2015 00:54
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