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[Mid-east] New study uncovers tobacco industry's attempts to tackle 'threat' of Islam to smoking

Co-author Professor Kelley Lee, based at Simon Fraser University, said: "This paper provides further evidence of how the tobacco industry has sought to frame public policy debates in ways that, not only further its commercial interests, but undermine the
added Apr 27, 2015 09:09

[Asia, Mid-east, UK] How tobacco firms tried to undermine Muslim countries' smoking ban

Attempts to tackle sales threat by framing criticism of smoking as fundamentalist fanaticism are outlined in cache of documents from 1970s...“‘You couldn’t make it up’...we had tobacco industry lawyers actually developing theological arguments."
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 09:51

[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

[Minnesota] ORDER #91 granting 6139 Motion for Extension of Time to File

Upon consideration of Plaintiffs’ Unopposed Motion For Extension... ORDERED that Plaintiffs’ First Motion to Compel Production of Lorillard Documents Removed from the Minnesota Depository is now DUE April 22, 2015.
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 6, 2015 15:22


from Day for Night talks PRO 3 weeks ago
added Mar 30, 2015 13:09

[Ohio] Brown Statement on Released Trans-Pacific Partnership Investment Provisions

amount to a corporate handout at the expense of consumers despite the assurances of our negotiators. We need strong language to prevent multinational corporations – like Big Tobacco - from using trade agreements to challenge health and safety laws.
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:37

[USA] Despite Leak Of TPP Text, Obama Officials Say Trade Deal Will Not Let Companies Overturn US Laws

“There is nothing that indicates that the U.S. is proposing to empower corporations to attempt to overturn domestic regulations,” wrote Matthew McAlvanah, the chief spokesman for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, on Feb. 6. But the New York
International Business Times
added Mar 26, 2015 15:11

[Australia] TPP Leak Reveals Extraordinary New Powers for Foreign Firms to Challenge U.S. Policies and Demand Taxpayer Compensation

Public Citizen’s analysis of the leaked text is available here. It shows: The TPP would grant foreign investors and firms operating here expansive new substantive and procedural rights and privileges not available to U.S. firms under U.S. law, allowi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:52

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - Investment Chapter

This document must be protected from unauthorized disclosure, but may be mailed or transmitted over unclassified e-mail or fax, discussed over unsecured phone lines, and stored on unclassified computer systems. It must be stored in a
added Mar 26, 2015 09:50

Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - Investment Chapter

WikiLeaks releases today the "Investment Chapter" from the secret negotiations of the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) agreement. The document adds to the previous WikiLeaks publications of the chapters for Intellectual Property Rights (November 2013) and
added Mar 26, 2015 09:48
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