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[UK] Anti-illegal tobacco campaign to roll out

Tobacco company Philip Morris Limited (PML) is aiming to roll out a retailer education programme across the country later this year as part of its campaign to fight the illegal tobacco trade...L is now evaluating the feedback from the retailers who took
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:23
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[Florida] Philip Morris On Hook For $17M In Year's 1st Engle Verdict ($$)

Florida resident Donna Brown won $17.2 million in compensatory punitive damages from the jury in Jacksonville on Wednesday, after claiming that her cigarette smoking caused a serious blood-vessel condition that required her to have several surgeries,
Law360
added Jan 26, 2015 16:57
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[UK] BERGER: After U-Turns on U-Turns, the Government Must Now Honour Their Promise on Standardised Packaging of Tobacco

intense lobbying from the big tobacco companies, attempting to persuade ministers to sit on their hands, resulting in u-turn after u-turn. It raises questions, yet again, about the influence of the Prime Minister's advisor, tobacco lobbyist, Lynton Crosby
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 25, 2015 11:26
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[Australia, UK] BOSELEY: If ‘plain’ packaging does not deter smokers, why was industry against it?

If it works, even modestly, in Australia, there is no reason to suppose it will not have the same sort of effect here. And anything, say doctors, that can reduce the numbers of young people picking up a lethal habit is worth trying.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:20
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[UK] EDITORIAL: The Guardian view on cigarette packaging: smoking out Conservative thinking

So the government has shuffled reluctantly into a sensible public health policy, but with such obvious squeamishness that any political credit due belongs to the opposition. Without sustained external pressure it seems certain Mr Cameron would still be h
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:18
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Plain as day: The removal of cigarette branding will boost public health

The desperation with which the tobacco industry has fought the legislation...is in itself an indicator that plain packaging may hit sales. Smoking kills, after all. But we wouldn’t be any the wiser on that score if it were up to the likes of Philip Morri
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:16
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[Florida] Philip Morris Cleared In $29M Engle Trial ($$)

jury cleared Philip Morris USA Inc. on Friday of liability in one of the year's first Engle progeny trials, rejecting a former smoker's ... allegations the cigarette maker's product and actions caused his laryngeal cancer. Plaintiff Jose Vila Jr.'s case i
Law360
added Jan 24, 2015 18:35
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[Florida] Tampa jury awards amputee $17.3 million in tobacco lawsuit

Donna Brown of Jacksonville started smoking cigarettes in high school... This week, a Tampa jury decided tobacco giant Philip Morris USA owes the 64-year-old woman nearly $17.3 million for causing her disease and for hiding facts about the perils and addi
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jan 24, 2015 18:24
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[USA] SOMMER: The Strong Dollar Is Always Good, Except When It Isn’t

Since the dollar began to rise last year, Altria Group, the domestic company, has skyrocketed, while Philip Morris, the international company, has “flatlined,” Bespoke said in a report to clients. All of which suggests that a strong dollar isn’t entirel
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2015 17:26
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of January 19

Jose Vila v. Philip Morris... The verdict, which jurors took more than six hours to reach, gives tobacco manufacturers the win in the first state court Engle progeny case to come to trial in 2015. On Wednesday, however, a federal jury in Jacksonville hit
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:25
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