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[New York] NY federal appeals court restores European Union racketeering lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City ruled Wednesday that the European Union and 26 of its member states were within their rights to sue in U.S. courts. The lawsuit alleges that RJR directed, managed and controlled a global money-laund
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:42
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[Canada] Day 228: The paper chase

The testimony of marketing professor David Soberman had been interrupted ... questions served to give his witness the opportunity to explain why the plaintiff's marketing expert, Richard Pollay, was wrong in his assessment of the intent or impact of toba
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:47
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Neil Eggleston Picked for White House Counsel

W. Neil Eggleston, a white-collar defender in Kirkland & Ellis' Washington office, was named Monday the next White House counsel. Eggleston was picked to replace Kathryn Ruemmler, a former Latham & Watkins partner who plans to stay at the post until mid-M
National Law Journal
added Apr 22, 2014 10:26
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[Missouri] Lawmakers at odds over blame on tobacco settlement penalty

If Missouri loses its challenge to an arbitration decision that cost the state $70 million in payments from tobacco companies, expect the volume to increase on where to lay the blame. Attorney General Chris Koster in December quietly filed the challenge
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Apr 21, 2014 17:42
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[Nevada] Smokin' war in Las Vegas: Are e-cigarettes a tobacco product or not?

Is an e-cigarette that delivers nicotine via an aerosol a tobacco product? 7-Eleven insists it is and wants Becker Enterprises to boot a local e-cigarette operation out of the shopping center the two share based on a noncompete clause in the lease. To a
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Apr 21, 2014 17:41
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[Australia, Indonesia] LIMENTA: The Thinker: Battle Big Tobacco

Weak enforcement and legislative control will only benefit large tobacco companies. Meanwhile, the costs of smoking to society are immeasurable. The fact that cigarettes often are the second-largest item of household expenditure after food for the poorest
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:16
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EDITORIAL: This Time, Get Global Trade Right

Another big issue is whether these trade agreements will give investors unnecessary power to sue foreign governments over policies they dislike, including health and environmental regulations. Philip Morris, for example, is trying to overturn Australian r
New York Times
added Apr 20, 2014 08:08
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[Australia] E-cigarettes' case goes up in smoke following landmark ruling in WA court

It has always been illegal to sell e-cigarette liquids that contain nicotine under Australian law but in a big development last week, the Supreme Court of Western Australia effectively banned e-cigarettes outright in the state, prosecuting a company, cal
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:59
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[Canada] Day 227: The consumer-driven marketing professor

By the end of a day and a half of listening to the testimony of University of Toronto business professor, David Allan Soberman, I felt I deserved a course credit for Marketing 101.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:21
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[Canada] Day 226: The patrimonial situation of JTI-Macdonald

In the morning, Justice Riordan heard arguments against the head of Canada's third largest tobacco company being called again to testify. In the afternoon, the same company introduced its final expert witness, a man with a clearly deep belief in the soci
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2014 20:20
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