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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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[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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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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Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed

were worth £400 million (about €1.4 billion today) to the Irish economy at the time, and attacking the tobacco companies was seen as a case of biting the hand... But the big stumbling block was the country’s three tobacco companies – Carrolls, Gallahers,
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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The California Gathering That Hatched Plan to Prosecute Skeptics of Climate Change

Glantz said he was “struck by the parallels” between the public relations tactics of the oil industry and the tobacco companies. He said: The pattern of quietly financing public relations efforts and small ‘independent’ groups of scientists in order to c
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Dec 29, 2016 12:19
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six highlights from the tobacco control special issue on flavors

A new special issue of Tobacco Control takes on flavored tobacco with 13 studies spanning a spectrum of products. In the journal’s opening editorial, four researchers featured in the issue, including Dr. Andrea Villanti, director for Regulatory Science a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:48
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Secret sugar industry documents could fuel wave of lawsuits

Stanton Glantz, a key researcher behind the secret tobacco industry documents that fueled litigation in the 1990s, recently obtained Sugar Research Foundation documents that allegedly include communication among sugar industry executives.
Legal NewsLine
added Dec 2, 2016 23:27
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[Canada] Let's not forgot what got us here.

Over the first three of this five-day hearing, the court had heard virtually nothing about the way that cigarettes had been bought and sold in Quebec, about the actions or decisions of the companies, or about the facts contained in the hundreds of thousa
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 19:17
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