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Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Tobacco Trial ($$)

in favor of Philip Morris USA Inc. in an Engle progeny suit after finding that a widow was unable to pursue claims against the tobacco company because her husband was not a citizen of Florida when his lung cancer manifested (Elsa Chacon v. Philip Morris U
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2016 22:26
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[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04
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[Arkansas] Settlement Agreement (PDF)

I . The Plaintiffs claim the total value of the benefits to the Class exceeds $45 million. Class Benefits include the $45 million Settlement Fund. The $45 million Settlement Fund will be used to pay any and all (!) Settlement Benefits to Class Members, (
Arkansas Marlboro Lights Settlement
added Sep 5, 2016 13:22
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GLANTZ: Big Tobacco aims its guns to kill California tobacco tax

Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
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[Europe] EU ends anti-tobacco smuggling deal with Philip Morris

EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva in a letter to Philip Morris said that new rules at the UN and in Europe now "offer the best regulatory means to fight illicit trade." "Given this changed environment, our conclusion is that there is no need for a pr
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 7, 2016 17:17
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The Secret To Altria's Success

Altria's ability to influence regulators has allowed it to outperform the market over the past 30 years...you can ban the competition outright? This is what Altria is attempting to do, as these new regulations would put an abrupt halt on the progress e-c
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 26, 2016 20:01
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[Missouri] St. Louis jury sides with Philip Morris in class-action suit seeking $1.5 billion

The lawsuit, first filed in 2000, claimed that light cigarette packages promised lower tar and nicotine but were made from the same tobacco as regular cigarettes, and were in fact more dangerous for consumers. Smokers might compensate for the lower nicot
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 8, 2016 04:24
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Cheap Cigarettes Are Burning Greece's Finances

Greeks could smoke, drink and gamble their way out of their next financial hole, if only they were taxed on all of it... “Illicit cigarette and bulk tobacco trade strips the Greek state from significant revenue each year that could be used for paying pens
Bloomberg News
added Feb 8, 2016 16:41
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] How Philip Morris International is trying to make smoking less risky for its customers

With a mysterious e-cigarette called iQOS, they’ve potentially taken their biggest step yet... Inkster added: “What we’re seeing from the studies already gives us enormous confidence that we’ve got a product with huge potential to reduce risk for adult s
City A.M. (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 20:43
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Philip Morris International Inc. Could Face a $2.2 Billion Fine for Tax Evasion

It's unlikely that the Thai tax evasion and health warning cases will be resolved anytime soon. However, Philip Morris investors should understand why the company is engaged in so many legal battles worldwide as countries try to reduce their smoking rate
Motley Fool
added Jan 21, 2016 20:18
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