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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN has right to information on tobacco incentives, court affirms

In a letter titled Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act with specific reference to the tax benefit(s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
EnviroNews Nigeria (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN files legal action against customs over tax incentives given to tobacco companies

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has filed a suit against Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the agency’s refusal to honour its request to provide information on tax benefits granted to tobacco companies.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[Florida] Smoker's Actions Justify Limited Punitives, Engle Jury Finds ($$)

A Florida jury awarded only $400,000 in punitive damages on Friday against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds after finding they concealed facts important to the health decisions of a smoker who died of lung cancer in 1995. The second-phase trial for puniti
Law360
added Feb 19, 2017 02:01
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[New York] FedEx Can Seek Documents On Illegal Cigarette Shipping ($$)

FedEx can seek documents from New York City it believes may shield the company from claims it illegally and knowingly delivered untaxed cigarettes from a Long Island Native American reservation to the Big Apple, a New York federal judge has ruled. The Tu
Law360
added Feb 18, 2017 00:14
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ARCHIVE: Science for hire: a tobacco industry strategy to influence public opinion on secondhand smoke.

In this report, we detail the pervasive nature of the so-called ETS Consultants Program, outline the wide range of activities undertaken by the consultants, and highlight the role of the industry's corporate attorneys in creating and managing this program
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 6, 2017 00:44
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[New York] FedEx Gets OK To Fight Privilege Claims In Tobacco Suit ($$)

FedEx Ground was granted permission by a New York federal judge Thursday to file a motion challenging assertions of privilege made by New York state officials on nearly 400 documents the shipper says it needs to defend allegations it made illegal shipment
Law360
added Jan 20, 2017 02:59
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Exclusive: Philip Morris jolted by Indian proposal to ban foreign tobacco investment

Philip Morris International is fighting to keep a toehold in India's $11 billion tobacco market, as the government considers further tightening foreign investment rules in the sector, according to documents seen by Reuters. In previously unreported lett
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33
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Coca-Cola, ABA Accused of Tobacco-Like Deception in Lawsuit

Praxis Project seeks to stop Coke and the Washington-based American Beverage Association from deceptive advertising of sugary drinks, particularly to children, and for the disclosure of documents related to their impact on health. Studies have linked suga
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2017 23:49
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ARCHIVE: LETTER: Way-out developments at BATCO

“A way-out development is that of compounds (such as etorphine) which are 10,000 times as effective as analgesics..." The dangers of etorphine to humans have been dramatically demonstrated...we should remain concerned about what the tobacco industry might
Tobacco Control
added Jan 3, 2017 22:05
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What Not to Eat: ‘The Case Against Sugar’

Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will persuade you... documents showing that Big Sugar paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to p
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2017 16:17
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