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Times-Union investigation: How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature ($$)

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments . . . SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacco lobby.
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 30, 2012 15:08
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[South Africa] Stricter tobacco regulations

Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw, a nonsmoker, says the proposed changes to the law are unbalanced and that laws should protect the rights of both smokers and nonsmokers.
Financial Mail (za)
added Jul 13, 2012 16:37
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[New York, Oregon, Texas, Washington] Take Action

New York Advocates to Legislators: Show us the money! The 2012 "Broken Promise to Our Children" report shows that New York spends less than 1% of the $2.3 billion in revenue New York is projected to receive from tobacco taxes and the tobacco settlement
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 11:45
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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[Malaysia] Tobacco firm 'shocked' as M'sia hikes tax by 14%

Over the weekend, the government raised the excise duty on tobacco by 14 per cent ... "Such a move will exacerbate the already high levels of illegal cigarettes in Malaysia and dampen all efforts that have been taken thus far to address this national scou
Business Times (my)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:23
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[Massachusetts] EVANS V. LORILLARD TOBACCO CO.

Massachusetts High Court dismisses retains $35 compensatory damages award, overturns $81 million punitives award, sends deceptive trade practices claims back to lower court
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:25
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[Australia] GITTINS: Big Tobacco - what have they been smoking?

If we'd only open our minds to what British American Tobacco and the others are saying, we'd see how remarkably public spirited they are. They're worried not for themselves but about the ''serious unintended consequences'' they fear plain packaging will
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:22
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[Malaysia] IDRIS: CAP: Gov't must say no to tobacco companies

The health and well-being of its citizens is priceless. The government has to walk its talk since it became a Party to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:27
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[UK] Tobacco Industry's Tactics Against Anti-Tobacco Policies

In this week's issue of PLoS Medicine, UK public health experts write that it is fair to say that the tobacco industry's comprehensive and huge response to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is adopting a 'globalizatio
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 28, 2012 06:15
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FDA Regulations Threaten Cigar Industry Shutdown

“Some domestic producers may cease to sell their products domestically or discontinue some products. Foreign producers may cease selling their products to the US or reduce the number of distinct products they sell in the US.”
Town Hall
added Jan 26, 2015 18:14
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