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AUDIO: 'Very Similar, If Not Identical': U.S. Govt's Lead Prosecutor in Big Tobacco Case on the Emerging Case Against ExxonMobil: 'BradCast' 11/12/2015

"The [tobacco] industry sent out its talking heads to say how ridiculous it was when we first filed the suit, that we would file it under RICO," she tells me, after detailing exactly what a RICO case is. "It's an effective way to deal with this type of
The Brad Blog (Brad Friedman blog)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:10
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[Central America, Latin America] The importance of continued engagement during the implementation phase of tobacco control policies in a middle-income country: the case of Costa Rica

The implementation phase continues to be a site of intensive tobacco industry political activity in low and middle-income countries. International support and earmarked tobacco taxes provide important technical and financial assistance to implement tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2016 00:54
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Cheap Cigarettes Are Burning Greece's Finances

Greeks could smoke, drink and gamble their way out of their next financial hole, if only they were taxed on all of it... “Illicit cigarette and bulk tobacco trade strips the Greek state from significant revenue each year that could be used for paying pens
Bloomberg News
added Feb 8, 2016 16:41
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[Europe] Commission still hiding details of dealings with tobacco industry: the Ombudsman

The European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, strongly regrets that the European Commission has chosen not to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent in line with UN guidelines. The Commission was responding to the Ombudsman’s recommendat
New Europe
added Feb 8, 2016 16:10
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[Europe] EU Commission Resisting Tobacco Lobbying Transparency, Watchdog Says

has ignored calls for more transparency in its dealings with the tobacco industry, a watchdog said Monday, ratcheting up criticism sparked by a 2012 lobbying scandal that ended the career of the bloc's then health commissioner.
Life Style Extra (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:09
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[Europe] EU watchdog raises alarm on tobacco lobbying

The European Commission is refusing to curb lobbying by tobacco firms in its ranks by not fully applying UN transparency rules, says an EU watchdog. The EU ombudsman Emily O'Reilly said on Monday (8 February) that the Brussels-executive ditched her recom
EUobserver.com
added Feb 8, 2016 16:08
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[Europe, Ireland] O’Reilly criticises EC’s transparency in dealings with tobacco firms

European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has strongly criticised the European Commission’s refusal to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent, following an investigation by her office. A report by Ms O’Reilly in October sharply criticised t
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:07
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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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