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Big Tobacco — Lies and Deception in Canada

06/4/2013
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In Ontario, Canada, Big Tobacco is currently under attack. Ontario claims that, among other things, Big Tobacco misrepresented the dangers of smoking and the addictiveness of nicotine to the public for decades. Ontario also claims that Big Tobacco caused or contributed to an additional $50 billion in health care costs. […]

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Tobacco Industry — Fraud, Deception and Harm

09/21/2012
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Do cigarette manufacturers know their customers, or do cigarette manufacturers know their customers? A recent article in the New York Times found that “low-income smokers in New York spend 25% of their income on cigarettes.” While statistics like this might come as a surprise to regular folks like you and […]

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Publish or Perish — What is driving scientific research?

04/17/2012
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It is all about research and publishing. That is the pressure supposedly exerted on academics, scientists and some physicians – “publish or perish”. Scientific research is no different than any other form of research from the perspective of “garbage in garbage out”. These days most of us do some form […]

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News From the Tobacco Trials

02/1/2012
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Our law firm has tried eight trials in a row to successful plaintiffs’ verdicts; involving what has become known as the “Engle Progeny Cases”. These cases arise from the “Engle” case tried two decades ago in which juries heard 12 months of evidence and made a series of findings about […]

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Tobacco Companies "Buy Out" Claims of Fraudulent Conduct

12/15/2011
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Big Tobacco has recently agreed to pay over $6 million to settle claims with the US Department of Justice. A summary of the conduct causing the $6 million payment? US district Court Judge Gladys Kessler, after hearing mountains of evidence, says this about the tobacco corporations: They lied. They misrepresented […]

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Hospitals Snub the Florida Constitution With Impunity So Far

12/12/2011
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It is a part of the Florida Constitution. It seemed fair to patients. With hospitals and doctors claiming the medical negligence problem was over blown, Florida Section 25, “Patients’ right to know about adverse medical incidents”, seemed like a common sense and fair law. Read it. It is not very […]

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