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Reynolds, Altria will prohibit under-16 workers in tobacco fields

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.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:09
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Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP

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
Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:12
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The casualties of Russia's decline

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.
BBC Online
added Dec 19, 2014 02:49
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[Australia] BRINKLEY: Big Tobacco Wants to do to Foreigners What it has Done to Americans

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
Forbes
added Dec 17, 2014 05:26
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[Massachusetts] Class Unable To Show Philip Morris Could Sell Safer Cigarette ($$)

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
Law360
added Dec 16, 2014 03:32
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[Florida] $35 Million Awarded to Smoker in Engle Tobacco Case

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.
LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:44
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[Florida] Big Tobacco's Directed Verdict Axed In Non-Engle Appeal

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
Law360
added Dec 8, 2014 12:47
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3 Ways Philip Morris International Stock Could Set New Highs

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
Motley Fool
added Dec 4, 2014 13:13
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[Florida] Philip Morris Fights For New Trial After $27M Verdict

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.
Law360
added Dec 3, 2014 19:06
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[China] Philip Morris (PM): Lighting a Fire for Growth

Despite increasing restrictions on cigarettes, Philip Morris has made adroit moves that should boost PM stock
InvestorPlace.com
added Dec 2, 2014 19:43
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