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LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29
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[Africa] EP. DOGGETT AND SEN. BLUMENTHAL LEAD CALL FOR DOJ INVESTIGATION OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa by British American Tobacco (BAT), U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calli
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:27
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[California] Judge Won't Limit Tobacco Cos.' Expert In Lung Cancer Suit ($$)

Hamilton said that plaintiff Nikki Pooshs' counsel can't reasonably argue that she didn't know about the evidence until after the trial began. The plaintiff's counsel had in fact been on notice since November 2012 that the expert, pulmonary oncologic path
Law360
added Feb 5, 2016 20:58
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DOLACK: Fanaticism and Fantasy Drive Purported TPP ‘Benefits’

Heartland began as a Big Tobacco outfit...Bast claimed that there were “few, if any, adverse health effects” associated with smoking and boasted to a Phillip Morris executive that “Heartland does many things that benefit Philip Morris’s bottom line, thin
CounterPunch
added Feb 5, 2016 20:17
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CHAPMAN: What to make of tobacco industry research declarations of ‘no conflicts of interest’?

Being employed by a company with direct commercial interests in the research in question should never allow authors to mock the process by declaring they have no conflicting interests.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 5, 2016 06:34
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What actors are actually smoking and snorting in movies / If you're Liam Neeson, chamomile tea.

“You used to be able to call up a company and say, ‘I’m doing a movie and need cigarettes,’ and they would send you a case,” Butcher recalled. “For the movie Mystery Train, I remember getting a giant case of Silk Cut cigarettes and we all smoked them.”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:31
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] DENIS: TPPA and investor-state disputes, learn from Libyan ‘shocker’

a law proposed by the executive branch, made into law by parliament, then ruled upon by Australia's highest courts, was challenged in a private arbitration centre by this tobacco company. After this suit, at least 13 other countries (see graphic below) h
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:20
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Facts

Nearly 1 in 4 high school students in the U.S. use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes, according to the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey 7.7 percent of middle school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.
American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:05
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[Texas] Proposed federal regulations may mean the end for vape smoke shops

Blankenship owns Lucky Ruckus Vape Shop in Lubbock and Amarillo, where he sells several electronic vapor products. But those products might end up being the reason he’ll have to go out of business if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has its way.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Feb 3, 2016 00:59
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[California] AUMA Ltr to Glantz and Barry (dated 1.29.2016) (PDF)

The report is nothing but outrageous in both its Executive Summary and approach...we identified numerous errors and misleading conclusions which we have articulated in the seven page summary attached to this letter. We write now to insist you correct th
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 2, 2016 17:37
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