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KELLY: Coca-Cola, Big Tobacco, and Why the Personal Responsibility of the Consumer Should Not Be Allowed to Excuse Corporate Malfeasance

Sent by Brown & Williamson employee Merrell Williams, the picture the documents painted of the tobacco industry was devastating . . . Assisted by lobbyists, paid for politicians, and talk radio, tobacco companies drew a new picture where greedy trial lawy
The League of Ordinary Gentlemen (blog)
added Jan 19, 2013 22:20
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Report gives New Mexico failing grade for rate of spending on tobacco prevention

New Mexico spends only a fraction of the money it collects from tobacco-related taxes and court settlements on programs aimed at controlling and preventing tobacco use, the American Lung Association said in a report issued Wednesday.
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Jan 19, 2013 22:14
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Infographic: Rolling the Dice on Tobacco Use

Follow the money trail of funds misused by policymakers and strategically invested by Big Tobacco and learn how a financial web of neglect and deceit stacks the deck against our kids and gambles with their lives.
American Lung Association
added Jan 18, 2013 05:33
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Biggest Tobacco Lawsuits

some believe that as the health effects of smoking become clearer, it will be increasingly difficult for them to have, bright long-term futures. Others believe that since big tobacco has survived so many lawsuits, nobody should worry about their viabilit
Investopedia.com
added Jan 18, 2013 04:45
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Texas Lawyer Blog: Fee dispute between attorneys rises out of tobacco litigation ashes

Beaumont plaintiff’s lawyer Brent W. Coon and lawyers he hired to represent him in litigation against his former firm, Provost★Umphrey Law Firm, say they are trying to resolve a fee dispute.
Texas Lawyer
added Jan 17, 2013 14:31
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State of Tobacco Control 2013 - Did Your State Make The Grade?

Money at the Root of Nation's Tobacco Problem
American Lung Association
added Jan 16, 2013 06:53
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Tobacco Industry Continues to Spend Billions While Public Health Shortchanged

American Lung Association Annual "State of Tobacco Control Report" reveals tragic money trail leading to tobacco-caused death and disease; federal government largely failing to combat industry tactics
PR Newswire
added Jan 16, 2013 06:50
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U.S. states need to do more to reduce smoking: study

Many U.S. state governments use little of the money they receive each year from tobacco taxes or legal settlements with cigarette makers to fund programs that could help people kick the habit or prevent them from becoming smokers, according to a new repor
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2013 06:33
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[Kentucky] Webb appointed to Tobacco Oversight Committee

Senator Robin Webb, D-Grayson, who represents Greenup, Lewis, Carter, Bracken, Mason and Robertson counties in Kentucky has been appointed to the 2013 Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee. Webb, a key player in the negotiations of the
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Jan 12, 2013 11:48
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AUDIO: Florida Senator Wants All Tobacco Companies To Face The Same Penalties

Senator Thad Altman from Melbourne says the bill would right a mistake in not including all tobacco companies in the suit requiring the companies involved to pay a fee per cigarette sold. “These companies have an unfair market and they have grown to 20 p
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:28
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