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Reynolds, Altria Lead Smokers Toward Tobacco's New Era

Despite a rising onslaught of health warnings, Big Tobacco is muscling up with the marriage of two industry giants, the rise of e-cigarettes and increasing pricing power, even in the face of a long-term decline in cigarette sales.
added Aug 1, 2014 19:54
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Some ALEC Funders Flee, but Koch, Big Tobacco, and PhRMA Remain Loyalists

At least 72 corporate funders have cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in the wake of the scandal over its pushing "Stand Your Ground" bills and restrictive voter ID laws documents also reveal that the tobacco conglomera
PR Watch
added Aug 1, 2014 15:38

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris loses 'activate' appeal against Japan Tobacco ($$)

World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:55

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco asks gov't to adopt tax stamp scheme

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp Inc (PMFTC) said it welcomes the government's success in more than doubling tax collections from tobacco products after the passage of the Sin Tax Reform Law. "However we contend that there are opportunities for billion (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 31, 2014 13:54

[Missouri] 8th Circ. Says One-Recovery Rule Dooms Tobacco Death Suit ($$)

Eighth Circuit on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a wrongful death action brought against R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., holding that the dead man's relatives could not sue over his death because they had already brought a person
added Jul 31, 2014 12:12

ARCHIVE: The faces of the modern day tobacco lobby

Here are some examples: In 2011, a lobby firm called Capitol Legislative Strategies worked on behalf of tobacco company Altria Client Services on "any issue affecting the tobacco industry including Public Law No: 111-31 Family Smoking Prevention and Tob
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:57

[Missouri] Court: No Recovery For Deceased Kansas City Smoker's Family

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cited Missouri’s “one recovery” rule, which bars wrongful death claims if the deceased person received redress for the same wrongful conduct during his lifetime. Ken McClain, an attorney who represented Thompson in
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:49

[Philippines] Tobacco report questioned

Lawmakers have strongly criticized Philip Morris for allegedly using a meritless study to “deceive” the public and policy makers in a bid to regain control of the country’s multibillion-peso tobacco industry. “We cannot rely on questionable studies used a
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 29, 2014 08:59
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Earnings Review - Altria Group Inc. has issued complimentary earnings review on Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO). The company was featured in the headlines on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, for reporting a 1.6% year-over-year growth in GAAP earnings per share (EPS) in the second qua
PR Newswire
added Jul 29, 2014 00:41

[Australia] One in five cigarettes smoked in Britain avoids UK tax as holidaymakers stock up abroad

The proportion of cigarettes used in Britain without paying UK duty leapt by more than 40 per cent in the last year, the latest findings from an annual study compiled for tobacco manufacturers claims....But studies in Australia, which introduced plain pa
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 05:03
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