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[Indonesia] DISNEYLAND FOR SMOKERS In Marlboro’s last frontier, a smokers’ rights group is defending the “human right” to light up

Aditia Purnomo...At 25, he is the chain-smoking head of the Indonesian smokers’ rights group Komunitas Kretek, and he has one message for “anti-smoking fundamentalists” from the West: butt out...His organization, which doubles as a trade promotion group f
Quartz
added Feb 19, 2017 02:21
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[Florida] Smoker's Actions Justify Limited Punitives, Engle Jury Finds ($$)

A Florida jury awarded only $400,000 in punitive damages on Friday against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds after finding they concealed facts important to the health decisions of a smoker who died of lung cancer in 1995. The second-phase trial for puniti
Law360
added Feb 19, 2017 02:01
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Philip Morris's 'smoke-free' cigarette seems unlikely to ignite in Australia

which professes it wants a smoke-free future, is facing major regulatory obstacles to its plan to introduce to Australia a new cigarette that eliminates smoke by heating tobacco rather than burning it. The product, which Philip Morris International says
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 17, 2017 23:46
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[Florida] $5.4M Verdict, Plus Potential Punitives, Slaps Tobacco Cos. for Woman's Lung Cancer Death

Jurors awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages to the family of a 2-pack-a-day smoker who died of lung cancer, and found punitive damages potentially warranted after concluding the nation's largest tobacco companies concealed the dangers of the cigar
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:30
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[Thailand] Philip Morris Facing More Thai Tax Evasion Charges ($$)

announced a widening Tuesday of the government of Thailand’s long-running criminal investigation seeking billions of dollars in potential penalties based on allegations the company deliberately shorted cigarette import prices to avoid full taxation.
Law360
added Feb 16, 2017 00:57
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[Florida] Mistrial In Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Claim Against Philip Morris, After Prospective Juror Shares News of $20M Award in Similar Case

because a prospective juror shared information during voir dire about a prior $20 million award in a similar case. Martin v. Philip Morris, et al., 07-34267-CA. Judge Jose Rodriguez, of Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit, granted the tobacco giant’s motio
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:55
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Philip Morris International Inc. to Webcast Presentation at Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference

Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Indonesia] Thailand Slaps Philip Morris With More Tax Evasion Charges

The country claims the company under-declared the value of cigarettes imported from Indonesia and is seeking about $562 million in fines
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 15, 2017 16:20
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[Canada] Tobacco giant wins round in health-costs fight

In a unanimous decision released Tuesday, the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a lower court order that Phillip Morris be given access to the raw data used by the province in 2001 when it filed its lawsuit against 13 tobacco companies. "Trial fairness requir
Canadian Press
added Feb 15, 2017 15:00
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[Asia, India] RANJAN/ANAND: Sharpening the fight against tobacco

However, this proposal has not gone down well with the American tobacco giant, Philip Morris International (PMI), which has invested in the Indian tobacco market through a licensing agreement with Godfrey Phillips India. Additionally, the Swiss affiliate
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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