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[Florida] Philip Morris Appeals Smoker's $3.75M Verdict To 11th Circ. ($$)

told a Florida federal judge that it’s asking the Eleventh Circuit to weigh in on a jury’s award of $3.75 million in an Engle progeny case, as well as the judge’s recent decision preserving two of the smoker’s claims....
Law360
added May 19, 2016 21:44
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Tobacco companies lost the fight against new e-cigarette regulations — in 2009

In June 2009, the president signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act...Reynolds spent about $2.1 million lobbying in 2015, and Altria spent about $9.6 million....the regs that were released in final form yesterday were first p
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added May 8, 2016 20:02
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Marlboro Man enlists Vice Media

a brash upstart stands out. Vice Media's blend of edgy content and no-holds barred journalism has won it a growing audience of young fans, while hefty investments from the likes of 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney have propelled its valuation past $4bn.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:49
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[California] American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Denounces Tobacco Industry's Shameful Threats

“It should come as no surprise that an industry that targets kids for a deadly, lifelong addiction would threaten to undermine their education and healthcare too. Nonetheless, this email threat is a clear indication that the tobacco industry will go to a
Business Wire
added Mar 14, 2016 21:36
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[Oregon] Philip Morris USA Inc., Petitioner v. Paul Scott Schwarz, Personal Representative of the Estate of Michelle Schwarz

Proceedings and Orders Feb 10 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 13, 2016 17:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH asks WTO to force Thailand to comply on cigarette import ruling

The move was prompted by a legal action taken by the Thai government against Philip Morris Thailand which imports cigarettes from its Philippine affiliate. This was viewed by the Philippines as inconsistent with the WTO decision that ruled against Thail
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:47
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[Asia-pacific] Philip Morris-controlled Sampoerna seeks wider Indonesia reach with stronger cigarettes

PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk plans to aggressively market stronger-flavoured cigarettes this year, its top executive said, as Indonesia's biggest tobacco firm seeks to extend its dominance of one of the world's fastest growing markets for cigarettes.
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2016 20:06
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[Florida] Jury Told Philip Morris Caused Nurse's Cancer ($$)

saying the company hid the dangers of smoking from her until it was too late...Mary Howles, quit smoking in 1991..."What's lying ahead of her is a horrible life where slowly but surely her lung capacity will continue to wane and she will eventually, if th
Law360
added Jan 12, 2016 00:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette company employees protest their sacking

The employees sacked by the Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited staged protest outside the Peshawar Press Club here Saturday to condemn the action. The protesting workers raised slogans against the management and demanded that they should be reinstated. The
The News (pk)
added Jan 3, 2016 19:05
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[Europe] Philip Morris International Comments on the Advisory Opinion by the Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice regarding the Tobacco Products Directive

Rather than respecting such basic principles as genuine harmonization and free movement, the Directive inexplicably encourages a patchwork of regulations and disregards important limits on the scope of EU legislation.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:37
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