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Regulatory Filings

PM USA Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements / Nu Mark Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products / Middleton Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products
Altria Group, Inc.
added Aug 19, 2014 17:55
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[Canada] With glamour of smoking all but gone, why is Big Tobacco still so profitable?

Despite decades of negative factors that would likely spell the end of any other industry, international tobacco companies are raking in cash and staking their territory in the battle for market share. In Canada, smoking rates have plateaued at about 16
National Post (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:54
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[UK] Rat poison and faeces found in fake cigarettes as smokers warned about ''deadly'' cut-price products

As well as waste, tests uncovered rat poison, dead flies, asbestos, and traces of lead and arsenic in some.... Investigators, funded by tobacco giant Philip Morris International, were offered cut-price smokes in 27 of the 32 spots they tried in Manchest
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:16
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Tobacco giant ($$)

Philip Morris... is also suing Australia and Uruguay. These cases are taken to “investor state dispute” processes, rather than the countries’ own courts, so they will be heard in secret with no appeal. If the UK signs up to the TTIP... it too would be bo
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2014 03:09
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[UK] Big tobacco fuming: Philip Morris threatens to sue over plain cigarette packaging

Philip Morris International, the world's largest tobacco company and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is prepared to sue the British government if it implements a law requiring plain packaging of cigarettes. The UK government’s Department of Health carried
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 13, 2014 11:12
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Philip Morris prepared to sue UK over plain cigarette packaging

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes "is prepared to protect its rights in the courts and to seek fair compensation for the value of its property," the company has told the UK government in response to its consultation. The UK government said in April it wa
Reuters
added Aug 12, 2014 15:54
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Phillip Morris prepared to sue UK over plain cigarette packaging

said it is prepared to sue the UK government should it implement a law mandating plain packaging for cigarettes. The law proposes that cigarettes be sold with graphic health warnings and no branding. The Marlboro-maker said it was prepared to "seek fair
BBC Online
added Aug 12, 2014 12:23
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[UK] Tobacco giant threatens £11bn lawsuit over plain packaging

In its official submission to government consultation on the plan, Philip Morris said: "Standardised packaging is a euphemism for government-mandated destruction of property. It is unlawful, disproportionate, and at odds with the most basic requirements
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 09:17
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[UK] Tobacco giant could sue for £11bn over plain pack ‘injustice’ ($$)

In the starkest threat of legal action from the industry to date, Philip Morris International (PMI) said that it was prepared to “protect its rights in the courts and to seek fair compensation” over the damage done to its business by a standardised packa
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 07:43
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FDA plan to regulate cigars, other tobacco products could jeopardize Black & Mild brand name

In a filing made public Monday, Richmond-based Altria Group Inc., which owns Black & Mild maker John Middleton Co., voiced concerns that the proposal may force them to abandon or change the brand name. The company argues the brand name isn't intended to
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 11, 2014 15:08
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