big tobacco

Smoking

The Dirty Story of How Big Tobacco Was Brought Down to Size

This month is the 20th anniversary of a deal that changed the face of smoking—and prompted a bunch of dirty tactics from the tobacco companies in the process.
Gavin Haynes
11.5.18
climate change

Meet the Lawyer Trying to Make Big Oil Pay for Climate Change

The attorney who won a $200 billion settlement from tobacco companies in the 90s has set his sights on an even bigger target.
Geoff Dembicki
12.22.17
Smoking

Cigarette Companies Will Air Anti-Smoking Ads Starting This Sunday

They've been lying for decades and now they have to come clean.
Michelle Malia
11.21.17
Smoking

Big Tobacco Has to Run TV and Newspaper Ads Explaining How They Lied About Smoking

Meaning many young people won't see them.
Michelle Malia
10.4.17
climate change

What Happens if Oil Companies Are Forced to Pay for Climate Damage

Successful lawsuits cost the tobacco industry hundreds of billions. We asked experts about the likelihood of energy giants meeting the same fate.
Geoff Dembicki
10.3.17
Smoking

The Shady Link Between Big Tobacco and Nicotine Gum

The industry went from fearing nicotine replacements to selling them.
Denny Watkins
8.17.17
united states of addiction

OxyContin Maker Has Now Been Sued by Six States

Is Big Pharma going the way of Big Tobacco?
Jesse Hicks
8.15.17
big tobacco

FDA plan to reduce nicotine already has Big Tobacco hurting

Noah Kulwin
7.28.17
Here Be Dragons

How I Accidentally Invested in Big Tobacco

Or: Conclusive proof that betting against the world really does make you richer.
Martin Robbins
5.4.17
politics

The Resistance's Latest Hero Used to Be Pro-Gun and Anti-Immigration

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is fighting against Trump, but will the left buy her conversion story?
Eve Peyser
4.7.17
E-Cigs

Lawyers See Dollar Signs in Exploding Vapes

E-cigs bursting into flames are a potential gold mine for ambulance chasers.
Luke Winkie
3.14.17
Big Alcohol

Big Alcohol Dodges Regulations by Trying to Delegitimize Science

Their lobbying techniques are not unlike those employed by Big Tobacco and sugar companies.
Nick Rose
2.2.17
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