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BAT's Glo Roll-Out in Japan Sets Up Three-Way War for Smokers

British American Tobacco is expanding sales of its heated tobacco device next month to Tokyo, just as former cigarette monopoly Japan Tobacco Inc. introduces its Ploom product there in a fight to gain market share from Philip Morris International Inc.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:05
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[Florida] Philip Morris Smacked with $1.3M Punitive Award, $2.4M Total, for Cancer That Cost Smoker Her Lung

capping a $2.4 million total award to a Cuban immigrant who lost a lung after smoking the company’s cigarettes for more than a decade. Martin v. Philip Morris, 07-CA-34267.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2017 00:03
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Big Tobacco’s boom time as cigarette revenue soars

Investors are also cheering...The industry sells 5.5 trillion cigarettes each year to the world’s one billion smokers. In many ways, the US has become attractive again as opportunities around the rest of the globe wane.
The Australian (au)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:29
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PMI says heat sticks blunt decline in cigarette volume

"We are fully on track to deliver our full-year EPS (earnings per share) guidance, driven by robust pricing and accelerating IQOS volume growth,” said Chief Executive Officer André Calantzopoulos. “We anticipate a combined cigarette and heated tobacco un
Tobacco Journal International
added Apr 20, 2017 20:25
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How anti-smoking campaigns actually helped Philip Morris create a 'better cigarette'

Walking me through all this was Philip Morris’s chief medical advisor, Mikael Franzon, an incredibly charming Swedish scientist...Franzon told me how Philip Morris had spent years and “billions” developing its new reduced risk products. And what they had
Business Insider
added Mar 31, 2017 23:32
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Smokeless Sales Grow Strong

Copenhagen’s dollar share rose to 31% during the four weeks ending Jan. 28, 2017. Grizzly still recorded an impressive 26.8% in dollar share during the same period. In dollar sales, Copenhagen marked an increase of 8.5% for all retail channels during the
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 20, 2017 21:09
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The flip side of Natural American Spirit: corporate social responsibility advertising [FREE FULL TEXT]

whether exposure to the ‘Respect for Earth’ campaign exacerbates consumer misperceptions of reduced harm that several studies have demonstrated for Natural American Spirit...Marlboro’s ‘Stand for a Million’ sweepstakes encouraged consumers to enroll by us
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2017 18:27
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[Indonesia] DISNEYLAND FOR SMOKERS In Marlboro’s last frontier, a smokers’ rights group is defending the “human right” to light up

Aditia Purnomo...At 25, he is the chain-smoking head of the Indonesian smokers’ rights group Komunitas Kretek, and he has one message for “anti-smoking fundamentalists” from the West: butt out...His organization, which doubles as a trade promotion group f
Quartz
added Feb 19, 2017 02:21
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[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Despite the pledge, Philip Morris not only continues to sell more cigarettes than anyone else, it advertises tobacco in places where that’s allowed, and actively opposes government curbs on tobacco use... “It’s their latest public-relations effort and it
National Post (ca)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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Philip Morris reports 5.7% decline of Russian sales amid shrinking market

reported a 5.7% decline in sales on the Russian market in 2016, compared to 2015. In total, the company sold 79.65 million cigarettes in Russia last year, against 84.4 million in 2015. "For the full year, the estimated total cigarette market decreased by
TASS (ru)
added Feb 3, 2017 03:26
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