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[Connecticut] BARBARA A. IZZARELLI v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY: Opinion

We are not oblivious to the irony that a member of an industry that for decades disputed the addictive effect and dangerous health hazards associated with smoking seeks to shield itself from liability by asserting that such dangers were well-known to the
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Apr 25, 2016 21:44
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[Asia, Cambodia] Big Tobacco Shaped Smoking Laws, Policies

In 2008, British American Tobacco (BAT) was awarded its third straight “Gold Medal” from Prime Minister Hun Sen... Since the mid-1990s, BAT aggressively sought to establish close connections with those at the highest levels of government in order to shape
Cambodia Daily (kh)
added Apr 21, 2016 11:17
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco company's tactics scrutinised

Cambodia’s top-selling cigarette firm achieved dominance by courting senior political figures and vigorously opposing public health legislation, according to a study published this month in medical journal Global Public Health. Twenty years after moving
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Apr 21, 2016 11:14
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[California] GLANTZ: CalPERS needs to carefully consider possible conflicts of interest for consultant advising it get back into tobacco

...are established racketeers, still under the supervision of Federal Judge Gladys Kessler....[CalPERS] need to address possible undisclosed conflicts of interest for their investment advisors, Wilshire Associates, who have also worked for Philip Morris i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:45
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[New York] Rozema v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services et al

Rozema submitted an email request to the [FDA] for the quantities of menthol in tobacco products by brand...2016-03-02 52 JUDGMENT in favor of Defendants...Plaintiff's Complaint is DISMISSED.
The FOIA Project
added Apr 17, 2016 17:00
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How Tobacco Companies Led A Devastating 50-Year Infiltration Into Black Communities

The now 22-year-old senior at George Washington University, started to research the campaigns big tobacco companies used to target black communities for his film project,“Black Lives/Black Lungs.” The film was published in March in conjunction with Truth
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:03
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‘Public enemy no. 1’: Tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article analyzes the history of tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response – a largely ignored aspect of private donor involvement...This raises questions, which this paper seeks to answer, about if donations by tobacco companies to AIDS organiz
Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS: An Open Access Journal
added Apr 8, 2016 17:49
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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43
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Alleged “Tie” 3: The NFL sought lobbying help from and shared lobbyists with the Tobacco Institute. The Facts Prove Otherwise: The NFL has worked with Covington & Burling for more than 50 years, and both the NFL and the Tobacco Institute have retained
NFL - National Football League
added Mar 30, 2016 15:27
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LETTER from NFL to NEW YORK TIMES (PDF)

NFL found interlocking board memberships between the Times and Philip Morris...a fundraising letter to the Tobacco Institute asking for the purchase of a $25,000 table ... over one hundred million dollars in tobacco advertising the Times accepted long aft
Capital New York
added Mar 30, 2016 15:19
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