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RIVKIN/FOLEY: The Supreme Court's bad call on Affordable Care Act

the precedent upon which the King majority relied for this contextual interpretation, FDA vs. Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. (2000)...manufacturers challenged [FDA's] authority to regulate tobacco products as “medical devices” or “drugs.” The court co
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:36

[New Zealand] CROSBIE: Save lives and don't buckle to tobacco industry on plain packaging

My research suggests tobacco industry trade threats and challenges are having a chilling effect and attempt to pre-empt Government regulatory authority. However, early analysis also suggests the Government, and more importantly the media, continues to fr
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:33

[North Carolina] What's killing us? Today's top killers were also among top 10 reasons for deaths in 1914

The highest number of cancer deaths — 213 — was from trachea, bronchus and lung cancers.... Cancer became No. 1 as improved prevention and treatment helped heart disease fall from the top mortality spot for the first time in more than 70 years. But 100 hu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2015 08:32

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

[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
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