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[UK] VIDEO: Uruguay sued by tobacco company over smoking laws

a call for massive increases in tobacco tax to price cigarettes out of the market. However, Uruguay in South America which already has tough policies on tobacco, is finding that its stance has put it on a collision course with a big tobacco company.
BBC Online
added May 31, 2014 23:34
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] If cigarettes kill, why do tobacco giants still wield so much power?

The industry now claims to be more socially responsible, yet it is suing countries around the world that try to introduce plain packaging
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2014 11:02
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[Illinois] 'Light' cigarette case against Huck's continues after nine years; Two current judges had been plaintiff's counsel

A nine-year-old lawsuit claiming Huck’s convenience stores unfairly and deceptively schemed to get customers to buy “light” cigarettes ... Flack, who worked for Korein Tillery, was lead counsel in the case until the day before he was sworn in as associat
Madison County (IL) Record
added May 29, 2014 01:01
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Uruguay president sends Obama more than smoke signals

Mujica told Obama, a former smoker, that 8 million people die worldwide due to smoking related illnesses. “This is more than World War I [and] World War II,” said Mujica through an interpreter. “It’s murder. We are in an arduous fight – very arduous – an
Al Jazeera
added May 12, 2014 20:24
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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
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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
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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
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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
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[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
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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
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