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[Australia] Mystery Chinese donor Zi Chun Wang tops political donations with $850,000 gift to Labor

Tobacco giant Philip Morris donated $93,000 to the Coalition and $35,000 to the Liberal Democratic Party of crossbench senator David Leyonhjelm, who has used Parliament to defend the rights of smokers and described the latest increase in excise on cigare
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 25, 2015 15:47
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[California] LETTER: DUBLIN: Does not take tobacco money

by Jim Knox of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, I was mentioned as accepting campaign funds from a tobacco company. My campaign does not and will not accept funds from tobacco companies. This is a policy I had in place during my campaign
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 25, 2015 09:43
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[Philippines] DoH has no power to regulate tobacco firms' promos, SC says

In an 11-page decision, the high court’s First Division upheld the nullification of the DoH’s decision in April 2009 rejecting Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing, Inc.’s (PMPMI) permit application for two promotional events.
Business World (ph)
added May 24, 2015 21:12
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[Arkansas] Ad push to seek plaintiffs in Marlboro tobacco suit

will begin soon to let Marlboro Lights smokers who bought the cigarettes in Arkansas during a nearly 39-year period know they can apply to join a 12-year-old lawsuit that accuses the manufacturer of deliberately exaggerating the safety of the brand.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added May 24, 2015 10:44
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STRONG IP PROTECTION IS A MUST-HAVE FOR ALL INDUSTRIES

Each year, on April 26th, the value of intellectual property is celebrated around the world. Companies, scientists, artists, and economists all know that IP, and its protection, is key to promoting innovation and fostering economic growth.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 23, 2015 13:40
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[Europe] Philip Morris International Files Suit Against Standardized Packaging Regulations in the UK

“We respect the government’s authority to regulate in the public interest, but wiping out trademarks simply goes too far...Countries around the world have shown that effective tobacco control can co-exist with respect for consumer freedoms and private p
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 23, 2015 13:36
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[UK-Scotland] Billions sought in plain packaging compensation case

A global cigarette and tobacco company is launching the largest corporate compensation case in history over plain packaging legislation. Philip Morris will reportedly issue proceedings by Tuesday as it seeks between £9 billion and £11 billion from the U
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added May 22, 2015 18:06
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[UK] Tobacco firms challenge plain packaging law

The Department of Health has responded saying that it refuses to be "held to ransom by the tobacco industry". If successful, the tobacco companies may secure huge payouts from the British government. British American Tobacco and Philip Morris say that st
BBC Online
added May 22, 2015 18:05
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[UK] Philip Morris, BAT Sue Over Law Taking Branding Off Packs

The tobacco companies claimed the so-called plain packaging law, which comes into effect a year from now, is excessive, harms their trademarks and infringes World Trade Organization rules. “We respect the government’s authority to regulate in the public
Bloomberg News
added May 22, 2015 18:05
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Cigarette groups begin legal action over UK branding ban

Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco on Friday began what is likely to be years of legal wrangling in the UK and European courts over the measure, which they say infringes property and trademark rights.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 22, 2015 18:03
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