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[Virginia] Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction

multi-millionaire Jonnie Williams...wanted the governor's help getting state-sponsored studies of his new tobacco-based supplement called Anatabloc. He claimed it had healing powers.
CBS
added May 1, 2017 12:25
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Attorney General: Tobacco corporation settles with the state of Mississippi for $15 million

Brown and Williamson dodged paying the state of Mississippi properly by using a company called Star Tobacco to manufacture their cigarettes. “Several years ago, we discovered that Brown and Williamson…failed to pay what they were required to pay us unde
WJTV News Channel 12 CBS (Jackson, MS)
added Jun 22, 2015 20:33
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[Virginia] Gifts Scandal

Key Players...Kilgore, represented Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, then a subsidiary of Star Scientific, in seeking grants from the tobacco commission for university research on Anatabloc, Star's dietary supplement. Kilgore has said that the company missed th
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 4, 2014 17:22
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[Virginia] Lawsuit filed against Star Scientific; Company says claims are meritless

A former shareholder of Star Scientific Inc. has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Richmond claiming the company misled investors about research on dietary supplements the company sells. ... also claims the company failed to inform shareholders in
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 27, 2013 04:04
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Research Presented at Neuroscience 2012 Indicates Anatabine Supplementation is Potentially Helpful in Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Inc., reports that scientists from its research partner, the Roskamp Institute, presented new research yesterday and today indicating that supplementation with anatabine, the active ingredient in the Company's Anatabloc® di
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2012 09:06
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Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Announces Market Entry of Anatabloc® Unflavored as the First Brand Extension of its Anatabloc® Product Line

PR Newswire
added Apr 17, 2012 00:00
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Ex-Va. First Lady's Appeal Paused After High Court Reversal ($$)

Fourth Circuit on Friday approved a bid by Maureen McDonnell, the wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, to pause the appeal of her corruption conviction in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision vacating that of her husband's. A Virginia
Law360
added Aug 7, 2016 11:25
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[Virginia] Ex-Gov. McDonnell Takes Bribery Fight To High Court ($$)

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell brought his appeal of his bribery convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, filing a petition saying the trial court took too broad a view of what constitutes improper official influence and that the jury screeni
Law360
added Oct 15, 2015 12:43
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[Virginia] Ex-Va. gov sentenced to 2 years in prison for corruption

Former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams received immunity for testifying against the McDonnells. Williams, who was seeking state support for his company's nutrition supplements, gave the family lavish gifts including a $6,500 Rolex that McDonnell's wi
USA Today
added Jan 7, 2015 13:34
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[Virginia] Judge Rejects Defense’s Criteria for Convicting Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell as Jury Gets Case

They are accused of selling Mr. McDonnell’s office over a 24-month period in exchange for about $170,000 in gifts, cash and no-document loans from a Virginia vitamin salesman, Jonnie R. Williams Sr.
New York Times
added Sep 3, 2014 10:39
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