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[Canada] Ask and you shall receive!

A gift arrived for me from Toronto late last week in the form of a USB key containing the key documents in the Ontario cost-recover action. Among these were the statements of defence by the industry that were produced after Ontario Superior Court Case
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:23

[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15

How Big Oil taught Big Tobacco to bend science

Muffett said the two industries often acted as corporate frenemies, with embattled tobacco executives sometimes expressing jealousy of their petro-colleagues. At other times, they tried to shift responsibility for their products' problems to one another.
added Jul 24, 2016 15:35

Philip Morris Relator Wants Cigs FCA Relit At DC Circ. ($$)

A would-be whistleblower asked the D.C. Circuit Thursday to rethink its June ruling that False Claims Act allegations that Philip Morris overcharged the military for cigarettes should remain dismissed, arguing the purported public disclosure blocking the
added Jul 22, 2016 22:50
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McELRATH: The Unholy Alliance Between Big Oil and Big Tobacco: It’s Been Going On For Decades

Big Oil is a different animal. Not only does it have more resources than big tobacco, it sells a product that runs so much of society’s machinery. Nonetheless,’s a good bet that the day of reckoning will come. We can only hope that it comes in time
Ring Of Fire Network
added Jul 22, 2016 16:52

EUBANKS: Big Oil and Big Tobacco: A Deadly Partnership Rooted in Deception

The federal government’s investigation and the civil lawsuit against Big Tobacco that followed placed front and center the precise issue presented in the attorneys general investigations involving ExxonMobil: Did the company, in its public statements sug
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Jul 21, 2016 14:44

Greens say oil industry taught tobacco ‘playbook’

Energy In Depth, a blog project supported by the oil industry, downplayed the report, calling it the “most desperate pitch” by greens to draw parallels between tobacco and oil. The industry blog said the documents have been publicly released before, an
The Hill
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28


The oil industry used the tobacco playbook in its fight against climate science. But where did tobacco get that playbook? The oil industry used science, communications, and consumer psychology to shape the public debate over climate change and block act
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
added Jul 20, 2016 20:03

Tobacco and Oil Industries Used Same Researchers to Sway Public

“From the 1950s onward, the oil and tobacco firms were using not only the same PR firms and same research institutes, but many of the same researchers,” CIEL President Carroll Muffett said in a statement. “Again and again we found both the PR firms and t
Scientific American
added Jul 20, 2016 19:48

New Documents Reveal Denial Playbook Originated with Big Oil, Not Big Tobacco

research by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)... “Big Oil created the organized apparatus of doubt,” Muffett said. “It used the same playbook of misinformation, obfuscation, and research laundered through front groups to attack science
Common Dreams
added Jul 20, 2016 19:41
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