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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy? New Title Could Mean Big News For Tobacco, Banking Leaders That Give Him Money

Several varied corporations populate the top tiers of McCarthy's donor base. The biggest donor was tobacco company Altria ($65,000
International Business Times
added Oct 8, 2015 10:58

[Massachusetts] 2015 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

Chief Financial Officer, Jacek Olczak, will address investors today at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston. The presentation and Q&A session are being webcast live, in a listen-only mode, beginning at approximately 1:30 p.m. ET, at w
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 10:34

[Australia] Front groups and 'astroturfing' / The 'grassroots' movements campaigning on behalf of industry.

The Alliance of Australian Retailers (AAR) was set up by big tobacco companies to challenge tobacco plain packaging laws, a fact which wasn't initially disclosed on its website. That's because the group doesn't represent tobacco companies; rather, it cla
added Oct 8, 2015 10:19

[Florida] $500K in Punitives against Tobacco Cos. Push Verdict for Smoker’s Widow to $1.5M

The punitive verdict against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris follows last week’s award of $1 million to Gertrude Marchese, whose husband Salvatore died from lung cancer in 2004. Jurors in the trial’s first phase found Salvatore, who began smoking at 13,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:33

World Day Against Child Labor 2015: Providing access to quality education in tobacco-growing communities is a priority for PMI

reaffirmed its commitment to providing quality education in tobacco-growing communities in recognition of World Day Against Child Labor. “PMI remains strongly committed to addressing the complex issue of child labor in our tobacco supply chain but we know
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:31
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[Africa, Ethiopia] PMI welcomes the outcome of UN’s Third International Conference on Financing for Development

welcomes the adoption of the AAAA and the recognition of the role businesses can, and must, play in financing development. In the words of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “this agreement is a critical step forward in building a sustainable future for a
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:29

Philip Morris Italia and the Italian Government sign Memorandum of Understanding to promote tobacco growing in Italy

Strategic partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture to invest approximately 80 million euros annually for the purchase of the highest quality nationally grown leaf tobacco
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:27

[Asia-pacific] PMI Comments on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement

The agreement creates a system of fair and equal treatment and then hangs a “Do Not Enter” sign directed to millions of people: responsible farmers, retailers, manufacturers, and suppliers who work and trade in tobacco. For the first time, negotiators ha
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:26

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco ‘carve-out’ sparks bid to sink TPP

Lawmakers from tobacco-producing states and business groups are aiming to torpedo a sweeping Asia-Pacific deal over a provision they believe will severely damage the U.S. industry. Delegates from North Carolina, where the majority of the nation’s tobac
The Hill
added Oct 8, 2015 09:23

Altria Group’s Statement on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s £42.15 Per Share Proposal for SABMiller

Altria believes that a combination of these two companies would create significant value for all SABMiller shareholders. Altria supports a proposal of £42.15, or higher, with a partial share alternative, and, subject to finalization of terms, would be pr
Altria Group, Inc.
added Oct 7, 2015 13:21
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