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THEEL: Now Fox News Is Defending Tobacco-Cancer Denial

Like the Heartland Institute, Fox News also had ties to the tobacco industry and its attempt to avoid regulation in the wake of documented health impacts from its products. Rupert Murdoch, chairman and CEO of Fox News' parent company 21st Century Fox, wa
Media Matters for America (blog)
added Apr 10, 2014 18:56

Altria Can Still Smoke the E-Cig Competition (MO)

purchase by the tobacco giant's Nu Mark subsidiary shows the importance being placed on rolling up key independent producers as a means of strengthening one's position in the industry.
Motley Fool
added Feb 6, 2014 13:55

Altria Announces Agreement to Acquire E-Vapor Business of Green Smoke, Inc.

Adding Green Smoke’s significant e-vapor expertise and experience, along with its supply chain, product lines and customer service, will complement Nu Mark’s capabilities and enhance its competitive position,” said Marty Barrington, Altria’s Chairman and
Altria Group, Inc.
added Feb 3, 2014 16:23

Are Tobacco Companies Making a Comeback?

If the FDA continues to allow tobacco companies to advertise e-cigarettes, these products could be the new engine behind these highly profitable companies. This trend along with their high dividend yields could mean that these companies are becoming more
Motley Fool
added Oct 20, 2013 11:31

[Europe, France] Lobby du tabac : choc et suspicion chez les eurodéputés [Tobacco lobby: shock and suspicion among MEPs]

MEPs are in shock since lobbying methods pro-tobacco cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris U.S., they are the targets were revealed by Le Parisien-Today-en-France in its editions of Saturday, September 21 . | AFP / Frederick Florin 8 réactionsRéagir MEPs a
le Parisiene (fr)
added Sep 25, 2013 17:02

California Superior Court Judge Rules for Philip Morris USA in “Lights” Class Action

A California Superior Court judge today issued his final decision in favor of Philip Morris USA’s (PM USA) in a 16-year-old class-action “Lights” cigarette case (Brown). The court rejected plaintiffs’ efforts to impose as much as a billion dollars in liab
Altria Group, Inc.
added Sep 24, 2013 21:44

[Thailand] Philip Morris Leads Plain Packs Battle in Global Trade Arena

The war between the tobacco industry and anti-smoking forces is heating up as cigarette makers intensify efforts to use treaties to block labeling constraints. Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) has pressed the U.S. for language that would make it to
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2013 14:46

[Thailand] Health ministry stands firm on expanded warning on cigarette packets

Public Health Minister Pradit Sintavanarong insisted that the latest Thai tobacco regulation which requires 85 per cent of space on cigarette packets dedicated to health warning is appropriate. He was referring to a move by US-based tobacco manufacturer
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:28

Big Tobacco vs. Small Players as E-Cigarette Smoke-Off Begins

Logic, Njoy, and Vapor are waiting to exhale as giant tobacco companies begin to invade their turf. In August, Altria Group (MO), the largest cigarette maker in the U.S., will start selling its new MarkTen e-cigs in an undisclosed Indiana market. Second-b
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 25, 2013 07:28

[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26
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