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.
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.
Cigarette Companies Will Air Anti-Smoking Ads Starting This Sunday
They've been lying for decades and now they have to come clean.
Big Tobacco Has to Run TV and Newspaper Ads Explaining How They Lied About Smoking
Meaning many young people won't see them.
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.
The Shady Link Between Big Tobacco and Nicotine Gum
The industry went from fearing nicotine replacements to selling them.
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OxyContin Maker Has Now Been Sued by Six States
Is Big Pharma going the way of Big Tobacco?
Here Be Dragons
How I Accidentally Invested in Big Tobacco
Or: Conclusive proof that betting against the world really does make you richer.
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?
Lawyers See Dollar Signs in Exploding Vapes
E-cigs bursting into flames are a potential gold mine for ambulance chasers.
Big Alcohol Dodges Regulations by Trying to Delegitimize Science
Their lobbying techniques are not unlike those employed by Big Tobacco and sugar companies.
This Is What the Future of Vaping Looks Like
There's a lot of hand-wringing over what the vaping industry will look like, but we already have some clues.