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Philip Morris seeks at least $1 bln from stake sale in Indonesia unit -WSJ

plans to sell shares worth more than $1 billion in Indonesia's PT HM Sampoerna Tbk, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Reuters
added Jul 6, 2015 09:08
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ARCHIVE: Transcript: #19-98 Ties that Bind: The ACLU and Big Tobacco May 13, 1998

On this roundtable edition of Making Contact, we're joined here in the studio by Stanton Glantz....And with us by phone ... is the author of an investigative article about ties between the ACLU and the tobacco industry, former Washington Post reporter Mo
National Radio Project
added Jul 3, 2015 13:48
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ARCHIVE: Nader Assails A.C.L.U. on Tobacco Industry Gifts

Mintz said the A.C.L.U.'s receipt of the money, combined with its support of the tobacco industry's position on cigarette advertising, constituted a conflict of interest for the civil liberties group, made worse because the identity of the donors was not
New York Times
added Jul 3, 2015 13:05
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ARCHIVE: LETTER: Newspaper-Tobacco ‘Unholy Alliance’

I became aware of this unholy alliance in 1993, when I attended the NNA convention in Cincinnati to collect a first-place award in commentary in the NNA’s Better Newspaper Contest. At that time Philip Morris sponsored a video featuring first-place winner
Nieman Reports
added Jul 3, 2015 12:57
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ARCHIVE: MINTZ: The ACLU and the Tobacco Companies

Glasser’s response is rooted in "Allies: The ACLU and the Tobacco Industry," a report I had released in July 1993. "Allies" drew press coverage focusing on the Union’s solicitation and acceptance of $500,000 from Philip Morris, the leading cigarette maker
Nieman Reports
added Jul 3, 2015 12:37
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Thomas Donohue Sells US Chamber Of Commerce To Big Tobacco

UCSF's Industry Documents Digital Library is an invaluable source for such topics. ... R.J. Reynolds (RJR) By March 1998, Donohue had also sought $100,000/year for two years from RJR and got the first payment later that year. A few excerpts from the 6-pa
DeSmogBlog.com (ca)
added Jul 3, 2015 10:59
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Top Spenders / All years (1998-2015)

US Chamber of Commerce $1,160,065,680 / Altria Group $159,715,200
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Jul 3, 2015 10:32
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[District of Columbia] TPP leak shows restrictive patent protections — Ministers spoil for final TPP fight — U.S., Cuba, Brazil improve ties - POLITICO Morning Trade

Head over the Chamber of Commerce today...Action on Smoking & Health and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have, and the groups will be outside the Chamber with him today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to call on the business group to stop fighting anti-smoki
Politico
added Jul 2, 2015 08:06
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Australian Parliament Slams TPP, Calls it an 'Attack on Internet Freedoms'

"The tobacco company Philip Morris is currently using ISDS clauses in an obscure Hong Kong — Australia investment agreement to sue the Australian government for millions of dollars in 'damages' cause by our plain packaging legislation," Ludlam's website e
Sputnik (ru)
added Jun 30, 2015 15:14
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[Asia-pacific] U.S. Chamber Works Globally to Fight Antismoking Measures

From Ukraine to Uruguay, Moldova to the Philippines, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its foreign affiliates have become the hammer for the tobacco industry, engaging in a worldwide effort to fight antismoking laws of all kinds, according to interviews w
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:39
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