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[Canada] Day 236: What they knew, when they knew it and what they did with that knowledge

Lespérance opened his presentation by weaving together events in 1977 to show how the answers to these were woven together. This morning he took Justice Riordan back to what he saw as the beginning of the breach between the companies' knowledge and its ac
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 24, 2014 11:07
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[Florida] HOPKINS: Big Tobacco--Emperor Has No Clothes in Massachusetts

InjuryBoard.com
added Sep 2, 2011 00:00
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds ordered to pay $40.5 million by Ft. Lauderdale, FL jury

A Broward County Jury has awarded the Estate of James Schoeff $40.5 ... At the height of the conspiracy the defendant infiltrated every aspect of life. They spent over one-half billion dollars funding a vast lobbying effort to control the government and
Legal-eze - Litigation Consulting & Graphics
added Feb 19, 2013 17:53
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[Canada] Day 251: Not a secret deal so much as a deal about secrets

it was revealed that the plaintiffs and two of the defendant companies had agreed to keep the companies' financial records sealed. There was a time when the earnings of two of the companies - Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges - were a matt
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:43
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A History of the Knowledge—and Ignorance—of Harms from Cigarettes in Canada, 1950-2000 - Expert Report submitted by Robert N. Proctor, Stanford University (PDF) [GO TO https://tobacco.asp.visard.ca/Main.htm, click on blue bar for access]

I have been asked to evaluate and comment on three expert reports . . . 1. All three fail to consult the tobacco industry‘s internal documents, which reveal a decades-long conspiracy to downplay the hazards of smoking.
Conseil québécois sur le tabac et la santé (Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2012 13:07
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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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Tobacco War Lobbying Documents (PDF)

DocumentCloud.org
added Sep 2, 2016 16:24
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WRIGHT: Are Big Tobacco Companies Still Targeting the Youth?

At the end of the day, it’s our responsibility to teach the youth about the dangers of tobacco. If we all do our part, we have the potential to abolish youth smoking, and I can’t think of anyone who thinks that would be a bad idea. Well, besides big toba
Dunn County (ND) Herald
added Nov 14, 2015 00:52
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[Asia-pacific] FLYNN: TPP Carve Out for Tobacco Shows Core Flaws in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

Those with knowledge of the new tobacco text have revealed that the language proposed to be added to the investment chapter reads: Exception Article X Tobacco control measures Tobacco control measures shall not be subject to the dispute resolution pro
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Oct 1, 2015 17:06
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NYHAN: The Limits of the ‘Tobacco Strategy’ on Climate Change

The negative publicity and legal threats from these documents helped force the tobacco companies into a giant settlement with the states that had sued them. Unfortunately for environmentalists, it’s not clear if a similar legal strategy will prove as suc
New York Times
added Nov 6, 2015 20:07
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