Headlines Tagged with Altria/Philip Morris — 12,028 headlines found
The Australian Government did not acquire any proprietary benefit from the imposition of the TPP Act on the plaintiffs. Accordingly the constitutional challenge to the TPP Act failed. ...Philip Morris Asia (incorporated in Hong Kong) allegedly only purcha
Dec 21, 2014 Mondaq
added Dec 21, 2014 20:12
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Altria Group Inc. confirmed Friday their future contracts with tobacco growers, starting in 2015, will prohibit the hiring of anyone under age 16 to work in their fields.
Dec 13, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:09
What the hell is happening in tiny Uruguay?...Uruguay has spent the last decade quietly defying the new transnational order of global banks, multinational corporations and supranational trade tribunals and is now in a fight for its survival as an indepen
Dec 19, 2014 Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:12
there are several individual companies...for whom Russia's decline is very bad news indeed.... Philip Morris, which sells almost a quarter of all cigarettes in Russia, has seen its shares decimated in the past month.
Dec 18, 2014 BBC Online
added Dec 19, 2014 02:49
Wouldn’t that be ironic – paying damages to a corporation whose products damage people’s health? A corporation that was, along with other American tobacco companies, found guilty of fraudulently covering up the health risks...McConnell and other legislato
Dec 16, 2014 Forbes
added Dec 17, 2014 05:26
Massachusetts federal judge on Friday partially denied a summary judgment motion from a class of cigarette smokers suing Philip Morris USA Inc. to try to force the cigarette maker to pay for medical monitoring to detect early signs of lung cancer, ruling
Dec 15, 2014 Law360
added Dec 16, 2014 03:32
Richard Boatright, a 61-year-old man who began smoking at the age of 12, is one of thousands of plaintiffs who were a part of the first-ever smokers’ class action case Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc.
Dec 11, 2014 LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:44
saying Friday the verdict was improper because the expert testimony could support a conclusion that their cigarettes caused cancer. Plaintiff Karen Whitney had sued the tobacco giants, asserting negligence and strict liability claims, according to court
Dec 5, 2014 Law360
added Dec 8, 2014 12:47
To be fair, there's a lot of doubt about the viability of alternative products in the tobacco industry, with the potential for regulators to start adding new restrictions on e-cigarettes and vapor products that would eliminate much of their competitive a
Dec 1, 2014 Motley Fool
added Dec 4, 2014 13:13
said that the court has a duty to correct the award of roughly $6 million on compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffered chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a result.
Dec 2, 2014 Law360
added Dec 3, 2014 19:06