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[Thailand] Thai Tobacco Trade Association and Retailers Take Ministry of Health to Court: "We Play by the Rules -- And So Should the Ministry"

The Thai Tobacco Trade Association (TTTA), which represents more than 1400 retailers across Thailand, announced today that it is asking the Administrative Court to invalidate the Ministry of Public Health's unconstitutional decision to impose new warning
Fort Mill (SC) Times
added Jun 25, 2013 08:32

[Indiana] Altria says it will have ‘superior’ e-cigarette

The Henrico County-based parent company of top U.S. cigarette maker Philip Morris USA also said on Tuesday that it was expanding sales of its Verve chewable nicotine product and introducing in Denmark a type of gum containing tobacco. Altria provided th
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 12, 2013 17:51

[Canada] Digital Coding & Tracking Association (DCTA) | Association launched to fight illicit trade in excisable goods

The world's four largest international tobacco companies have forged a joint venture to fight the illegal trafficking of excisable consumer goods. British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Group, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris Internation
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 30, 2013 13:26

Tobacco companies make payments under state settlement

The nation’s top cigarette companies have made their annual payments as part of the 25-year settlement in which some cigarette makers are paying states for smoking-related health care costs. Philip Morris USA, owned by Henrico County-based Altria Group
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2013 01:51

Philip Morris shows its faith in Greece

In another sign of confidence in the Greek economy, global tobacco giant Philip Morris International is planning to transfer some of its production from other plants in Europe to the unit of its Greek subsidiary Papastratos at Aspropyrgos, western Attic
Kathimerini (gr)
added Feb 9, 2013 13:46

What's The Impact Of Russia's Anti-Smoking Law On Philip Morris?

ssia’s population is just around 10% of China, but it is the world’s second largest tobacco market after China. Hence, the law is bad news for international tobacco companies like Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM), British American Tobacco Plc (B
added Feb 6, 2013 19:58

[UK] New pack design for Bright Leaf cigarette range

Philip Morris Limited, is to rebrand the Bright Leaf cigarette range with a new look in January 2013. The brand launched in 2009 as Marlboro Bright Leaf is evolving to become Bright Leaf; whilst maintaining its position as a brand from the makers of Mar
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 8, 2013 21:58

The Powell Memo: A Call-to-Arms for Corporations

Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson explain the significance of the Powell Memorandum, a call-to-arms for American corporations written by Virginia lawyer (and future U.S. Supreme Court justice) Lewis Powell to a neighbor working with the U.S. Chamber of Com
added Dec 10, 2012 19:30

Mitt Romney Lined His Pockets Pimping Big Tobacco In Russia

Here's a question to ponder: If one belongs to a religion that bans smoking, should one participate in helping tobacco companies profit from emerging markets? Is there a moral question that has to be answered before undertaking that project?
Crooks & Liars (blog)
added Oct 12, 2012 16:25

[USA] Romney's Bain Capital made millions from tobacco business in Russia in 90s

An investigation into Republican Mitt Romney's Bain Capital tobacco work has found that the consulting firm helped Philip Morris, which is America's leading cigarette manufacturer, increase its revenues in the U.S., and aided two other tobacco titans as t
Newstrack India (in)
added Oct 10, 2012 05:29
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