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Access-to-information expert Vincent Gogolek says he has never seen behaviour in a freedom of information inquiry like that of Alberta Justice.
Oct 29, 2016 CBC News (ca)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:24
[Canada] Leaked Big Tobacco document suggests it used convenience-store, anti-contraband groups as lobbyists
a leaked Imperial Tobacco document suggests that 2012 lobbying campaign was no grassroots movement, and that the retail and contraband organizations have for years been used as surrogates by the cigarette giant to promote its own interests. The interna
Oct 25, 2016 National Post (ca)
added Oct 27, 2016 14:39
[Canada] A leaked document from Imperial Tobacco shows how the Canadian Convenience Stores Association and its affiliate were used as front groups to block health regulations and tobacco taxes.
The document, provided by an anonymous whistleblower, shows how Imperial Tobacco used retailer and other business associations as front groups for their lobbying efforts...Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) and the National Coalition Against
Oct 18, 2016 Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 18, 2016 15:49
"Califf the Obama nominee does have real ties to the drug industry...on Clinton Admin FDA Commissioner - it was David Kessler...We could certainly signal that we want someone willing to stand up to Pharma (in the same way Kessler stood up to Tobacco).
Oct 17, 2016 Business Insider
added Oct 18, 2016 00:17
[Canada] Imperial Tobacco utilise des groupes paravents pour contrer des mesures antitabac [Imperial Tobacco use screens groups to counter tobacco control measures]
uses groups as the Canadian Association of Convenience Stores (ACDA) and its Quebec branch to get its messages to the public and to exert pressure on governments, says an internal document of the tobacco giant. The document that La Presse has obtained,
Oct 17, 2016 La Presse (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:24
A freedom of information law expert says Alberta Justice, and ultimately, Minister Kathleen Ganley, are responsible for the disrespect shown to an inquiry looking into how Alberta chose a legal consortium to sue the tobacco industry.
Oct 12, 2016 CBC News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36
tables presented on this page provide details of the anti-plain packaging activities of intellectual property organisations, think-tanks, general business groups and retail organisations, all of whom have financial links to tobacco companies. In 2013 a se
Oct 11, 2016 TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:03
[Minnesota] Obituary: Kenneth Fitzpatrick, judge who ruled in landmark cigarette industry case, dies at 80
The Minnesota tobacco trial was Fitzpatrick’s “swan song,” Dan Fitzpatrick said. The case was eventually settled for $7 billion. Davies said it “took a great personal toll” on Fitzpatrick. After the trial, he left the profession and moved to Tennessee,
Oct 9, 2016 Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Oct 9, 2016 14:26
Tobacco industry lawyers said they settled because they had gotten so many adverse rulings from Fitzpatrick that a fair trial was impossible. The judge also came under fire for secretly videotaping part of the trial and for taking part in a private, post
Oct 7, 2016 Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 11, 2016 14:40
[India] da Costa e Silva: Will tobacco industry interference cause lack of transparency at global event?
We cannot sit at the negotiating table with the people who caused this global disaster because one thing is crystal clear - this industry lies.... COP7 will, I believe, send an unequivocal message to the tobacco peddlers. The world understands who you are
Oct 5, 2016 Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19