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Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Industry Built Alliances

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
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:03
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[Minnesota] Judge who oversaw state tobacco trial dies at age 80

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
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 11, 2016 14:40
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[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,
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Oct 9, 2016 14:26
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[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
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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[Belgium] Sinclair Davidson Claims Freedom of Information Request Shows Australian Government Manipulated Plain Packs Data

Following a Freedom of Information request... will tell a meeting of the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum ('GTNF') in Brussels that despite what the Australian government claims, their own data simply does not support the notion that their policy on plain
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2016 02:41
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[Australia] Johnson v Cancer Council of Victoria (Review and Regulation) [2016] VCAT 1596

For the reasons given, I find that the disclosure of Document 1 would divulge information communicated in confidence by or on behalf of a person to the Council, and the disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest by reason that
Australasian Legal Information Institute
added Sep 28, 2016 10:16
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Packaging colour research by tobacco companies: The pack as a product characteristic (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA should require full-length SE reports, rather than streamlined “Same Characteristics” reports, for all SE submissions with any color changes to the product’s packaging and labeling, and should conduct Social Science reviews that consider the public
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 23, 2016 20:09
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[Africa, South Africa] Former taxmen lay bare SA's industrial sabotage

A cache of stored electronic data shows how the tentacles of the tobacco industry penetrated and manipulated intelligence and law-enforcement agencies.... Van Loggerenberg and former Sars spokesman Adrian Lackay have thrown a spotlight on complicity betw
Times LIVE (za)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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New York Federal Judge Denies Motion For Sanctions In Untaxed Tobacco Suit ($$)

denied New York City and New York state’s motion to impose sanctions on the attorneys representing United Parcel Service Inc. in a tobacco trafficking suit because the judge found that the city and state’s failure to produce certain pieces of evidence dur
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 16, 2016 00:08
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[New York] Discovery Sanctions Rejected In UPS Untaxed Cigs Suit ($$)

A New York federal judge refused Wednesday to impose discovery sanctions against UPS in a lawsuit from the city and state of New York accusing the company of illegally shipping untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, finding that recently ha
Law360
added Sep 15, 2016 17:55
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