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[Latin America, Uruguay] LETTER: Blood smoke

It’s a quite scary scenario: a single company with a product which kills beyond any doubt could succeed in defeating the laws made to protect general public. It’s often blamed that World Bank courts generally take sides with corporations, but this is an
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 17, 2015 13:19

[New York] No Privilege for Defunct Companies, Judge Concludes

The attorney-client privilege does not apply to documents belonging to companies that are now defunct, according to a federal magistrate judge in a civil enforcement action over a stock pump-and-dump scheme.
New York Law Journal
added Apr 17, 2015 13:11


On April 17, 2015, Reynolds American Inc. issued an earnings release... • the possibility of being required to pay various adverse judgments in the Engle Progeny cases and/or other litigation; • the substantial payment obligations with respect
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 17, 2015 12:30

[Mid-east] “Fighting a Hurricane”: Tobacco Industry Efforts to Counter the Perceived Threat of Islam

the industry framed antismoking views in Islamic countries as fundamentalist and fanatical and attempted to recruit Islamic consultants to portray smoking as acceptable. Tobacco industry lawyers also helped develop theological arguments in favor of smokin
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:12

[Africa, Kenya] BAT challenges new cigarette regulations on packaging from Ministry of Health

The new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 requires cigarette packages to carry health warnings and pictogrammes on the front and back respectively. In an application filed at the High Court yesterday, BAT says the order is unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:51

[Europe, Ireland, USA] O'DONOGHUE: 'Trade deal could help Big Tobacco in legal battles': IMO

After Mr Brennan voiced his concerns at the IMO's recent AGM, the body passed a motion calling on the Government to ensure that the TTIP and other trade agreements negotiated at EU level "cannot weaken existing or future regulations and policies that pro
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:48


An article Wednesday on Page B1 did not provide a precise description of the labels involved in the Big Three tobacco manufacturers' lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration. The combined lawsuit filed by Altria Group Inc., Lorillard Inc., and Re
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2015 14:05

[Florida] Smoker's Lung Transplant and Cigarette Industry Marketing Detailed as Engle Tobacco Trial Opens

Philip Gerson delivers the opening statement on behalf of his client, Tina Russo, who claims Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds are liable for her mother's COPD / Miami—Trial opened Friday in a woman’s suit seeking millions from two tobacco manufacturers s
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:56

U.S. FDA sued for Mandating Pre-Approval of Labeling Changes for Tobacco Products

tobacco companies said that the FDA is already going beyond its authority by issuing the guidelines. And a required FDA-authorized labeling changed will only make a product unique in the market – something like changing its brand name. In the lawsuit fil
Daily Times Gazette
added Apr 16, 2015 10:48

Big Three sue over packaging labels

They want a permanent injunction against the FDA for implementing the guidance it issued March 4. The FDA plans to broaden its power of prior restraint on the companies’ marketing communications, foremost by saying its approval is required for changes to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 15, 2015 18:24
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