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[Hong Kong] PHILIP MORRIS ASIA LIMITED & THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in Australia:

Australia’s tobacco plain packaging rules resulted from legislation that the Parliament passed on November 21, 2011. On that day, Philip Morris Asia (PMA) brought a claim against Australia under the Australia-Hong Kong Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT).
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:45
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Philip Morris International Comments on Decision in Claim Against Australia’s Plain Packaging Law

The tribunal assigned to hear Philip Morris Asia’s (PMA) challenge to Australia’s plain packaging law today decided to divide the proceedings in the case into two phases – one to decide certain questions related to jurisdiction and a second to hear the ar
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:43
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Altria Pays $3.3 Billion Under Industry Smoking Pact

Altria Group Inc. said its Philip Morris USA unit made its annual payment--which totaled $3.3 billion this year-- toward the tobacco industry's master settlement agreement. Under the landmark 1998 tobacco agreement, companies in the industry agreed to p
NASDAQ
added Apr 15, 2014 23:26
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: CRONIN: The muscle and money of Big Tobacco

There should be no room for nuance when tobacco is discussed. Six million lives are lost to smoking every year. The companies that cause this suffering deserve to be treated as pariahs. So why is the EU accommodating them?
EUobserver.com
added Apr 15, 2014 17:27
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The Chamber of Commerce's European Foray / Shining Big Tobacco’s Shoes

The truth is that de Gucht is conniving with big business to destroy or dramatically weaken health, environmental and labour standards and democracy itself. The US Chamber of Commerce was the American pressure group most consulted by officials working f
CounterPunch
added Apr 15, 2014 17:23
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[New York] 2nd Circ. Tosses Smokers' Suit After NY High Court Answer ($$)

threw out a proposed class action by a group of smokers seeking to charge Philip Morris USA Inc. for medical tests, based on a December ruling by New York state’s highest court that their claims for such tests were not tied to actual injury.
Law360
added Apr 15, 2014 16:54
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Philip Morris International Ends A Challenging Year With No Clear Signs Of Turnaround

Philip Morris International is set to report its 2014 first quarter earnings on April 17. We expect the company’s deteriorating market share in the Philippines, where a sharp hike in indirect taxes implemented last year disrupted an otherwise flourishing
Forbes
added Apr 14, 2014 20:12
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[Korea - South] AUDIO: NHIS launches lawsuit against tobacco makers

Korea’s national health insurer yesterday sued three global and domestic cigarette companies for 53.7 billion won, or $51.6 million, in compensation for health care costs linked to smoking-related diseases.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 14, 2014 12:11
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[Korea - South] VIDEO: National health insurer sues 3 tobacco companies

For the first time ever here in Korea, a public organization the National Health Insurance Service, is suing cigarette companies to recover medical costs incurred due to tobacco-related illnesses. Less than a week ago, seven individuals and their familie
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Apr 14, 2014 12:07
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[North Carolina] Altria sells idled N.C. cigarette plant for $68.5 million

Philip Morris USA, has sold a North Carolina cigarette plant it idled in 2009. Richmond, Va.-based Altria Group Inc. said Monday that the property in Cabarrus County was sold last week to Victory Industrial Park LLC.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2014 12:02
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