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[Florida] Philip Morris Smacked with $1.3M Punitive Award, $2.4M Total, for Cancer That Cost Smoker Her Lung

capping a $2.4 million total award to a Cuban immigrant who lost a lung after smoking the company’s cigarettes for more than a decade. Martin v. Philip Morris, 07-CA-34267.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2017 00:03
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SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS - THE SCIENTIFIC UPDATE

This issue of the Scientific Update focuses on novel approaches to e-vapor products. Technology and innovation can improve user experience and continuously enhance a product’s potential to present less risk of harm than smoking. The focus of the issue det
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added May 22, 2017 23:42
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[UK] Philip Morris International Highlights Novel E-Vapor Technology in Latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products

details the product design and manufacturing behind MESH, the new generation of e-vapor technology PMI is currently test marketing in Birmingham (UK). MESH is one of the four smoke-free product types developed by PMI, along with IQOS. Prof. Manuel Peitsc
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 22, 2017 23:40
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[New Zealand] Action On IQOS Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform

“We stand behind IQOS and HEETS,” Mr Erickson said. “But it’s clear that old 20th century laws are not sufficient to address new 21st century technologies that New Zealand smokers are embracing as they move away from combustible cigarettes.”
Scoop (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:32
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[New Zealand] Ministry takes Philip Morris to court

Philip Morris is standing by the legality of its new high-tech tobacco product after being taken to court by the Ministry of Health. The ministry yesterday announced Philip Morris was facing court over the sale of a tobacco product called Heets which a
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:29
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[Florida] Fla. Jury Adds $1.3M Punitives To Smoker's Engle Trial Win ($$)

A Florida jury on Friday awarded a woman who developed lung cancer after smoking Philip Morris cigarettes $1.3 million in punitive damages, doubling down on its $1.1 million actual damages verdict in the case.
Law360
added May 20, 2017 15:54
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[UK] Marlboro maker accused of using branded tins to sidestep plain packaging rules

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes has been accused of trying to sidestep new UK laws on plain packaging by rolling out durable tins that look just like ordinary cigarette packets. Philip Morris, one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, came under fir
The Guardian (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:45
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[Virginia] Altria Group CEO touts 'outstanding year' for company, addresses company's critics

While about 50 teenagers demonstrated outside, the top executive for tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. told its shareholders Thursday that the company had “another outstanding year” in 2016. “Our business fundamentals remain strong,” said Martin J. Barrin
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 19, 2017 05:30
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Altria Holds 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders; Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

Barrington, summarized Altria’s full-year 2016 and first-quarter 2017 operating and financial results, discussed Altria’s corporate responsibility initiatives and reaffirmed Altria’s guidance for 2017 full-year adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS). A
Business Wire
added May 19, 2017 04:06
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Appeal $35M Sick Smoker Case

Philip Morris USA and Liggett Group LLC are challenging a 2nd District Court of Appeal ruling last month in favor of Richard Boatright, who developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at age 39 because of smoking and had to undergo two double-lung tr
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added May 18, 2017 17:54
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