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One in every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan illicit

loses almost Rs 26 billion per year due to illicit tobacco trade, Philip Morris Pakistan Limited (PMPKL) pressed in a detailed presentation to Director General I&I (IRS) and his team.
The News Tribe (uk)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:47
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[Florida] VILA V. PHILIP MORRIS USA: DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR A DIRECTED VERDICT ON PUNITIVE DAMAGES MAD AT THE CLOSE OF PLAINTIFF'S CASE (PDF)

Law360
added Jan 31, 2015 11:37
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[Massachusetts] Sharon Housing Authority's complexes going smoke-free

The Sharon Housing Authority has announced that it will become a smoke-free housing complex as of April 1. Smoking will be allowed at designated outside locations for the first few months.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:34
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[Florida] Senate bill hopes to ban smoking in cars with children

With many pointing out the dangers of second hand smoke. The Sarasota Health Department is not for or against the ban on smoking with children in a car, but they do have an ongoing campaign to warn about the dangers being around someone who smokes. "Secon
WWSB ABC 7 (Sarasota, FL)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:32
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GOODIN-SMITH: Voices: Who is calling the shots on the measles vaccination?

1994 and it was a personal choice to smoke in a restaurant... Flash forward to 2015: The smoking ban has spread to 36 states and secondhand smoke’s presence in the air continues to decline, while unvaccinated children have grown up and are now occupying t
USA Today
added Jan 31, 2015 11:30
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[California] Should Lodi ban open-air smoking in city parks?

it seemed to be just another “nanny state” policy proposal. Then, when I considered the plausibility of outdoor cigarette smoke as a health hazard and observing that it is mixed with and diluted by the atmosphere, well, the claim did not sound creditable
Lodi (CA) News-Sentinel
added Jan 31, 2015 11:26
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[Australia, Uruguay] LETTER FROM PUBLIC HEALTH ORGS TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION (PDF)

We are deeply concerned about the potential for the tobacco industry to misuse international trade and investment agreements... We write specifically to address statements made by Philip Morris International (PMI) in its December 8, 2014 letter on ISDS
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Jan 31, 2015 10:42
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[USA] Obama makes trade case to House Democrats — Senators take to the web to oppose TPA — Administration to face Congress on Cuba

A coalition of 50 public health groups have urged EU officials to guard against the possibility of tobacco companies using TTIP to block anti-smoking regulations, citing a case brought by Philip Morris International against Australia’s plain-packaging law
Politico
added Jan 31, 2015 10:38
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[Florida] Orlando attorney Dawn Millner logs a million miles on Delta

Delta Airlines notified her she had flown a million miles on the airline... Millner is the chair of Greenberg Traurig’s litigation practice in Orlando. She handles complex litigation like employment law and product liability. An example is defending tobac
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 31, 2015 10:36
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California Sees Smoke, Suspects Fire and Declares E-Cigarettes a Health Threat

The tobacco industry, which saw its sales and profits hammered the last two decades, has struck gold with vaping...points a finger at “the combination of weak leadership at the state level, willingness of political leaders to accept tobacco industry mone
AllGov.com
added Jan 31, 2015 10:30
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