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[Florida] $2M Verdict But No Punitives in Retrial of Engle Cancer Suit Against RJR and Philip Morris

Jurors today awarded $2 million in a Florida man’s suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the artery disease and cancer that he says killed his wife, a smoker for more than 40 years.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:46
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[Oregon] TODAY IN 2007: SCOTUS VACATES $79.5 MILLION PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARD AGAINST PHILIP MORRIS

In the end, the ruling didn’t change much: on remand, the Oregon Court of Appeals reinstated the original $79.5 million punitive damages judgment. Philip Morris appealed to the Supreme Court again, which responded by withdrawing its writ of certiorari –
Reuters
added Feb 21, 2015 10:19
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[Asia, Korea - South] Foreign cigarette brands outperform KT&G

For the first time in nearly three decades, foreign cigarette makers in Korea outperformed Korean brands in market share on the strength of their low-price strategies, data showed Sunday.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 1, 2015 16:55
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ARCHIVE: At least four Marlboro Men have died of smoking-related diseases

Lawson's unglamorous end has been shared by other Marlboro models, some of whom were honest cowboys. Others were just hunky California actors or similarly rugged stand-ins.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 15, 2015 13:07
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VIDEO: Uruguay sued by cigarette makers over anti-smoking laws

Uruguay has been taken to a World Bank tribunal by the cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International.... says that Uruguay's anti-smoking policies have gone too far. Wyre Davies reports from Montevideo.
BBC Online
added Jan 7, 2015 17:23
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Leading Alternative Cigarette Firms Challenging the Big Tobacco Industry

e-cigarette companies have been threats to big tobacco for a while and their market share looks likely to grow steadily. Indeed, a number of big tobacco companies are making sizable investments in them and the latest is the announcement of the e-cigarette
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 1, 2014 01:13
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Worldwide, Tobacco Regulators Monitoring Philip Morris Lawsuit Against Uruguay

“In its defense filed on October 13, Uruguay shows that it adopted both measures pursuant to its obligation to protect public health from the unparalleled harms of tobacco use, and to safeguard the human rights of its people to health and life,” Larry Ma
MintPress News
added Nov 24, 2014 14:49
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Philip Morris International Granted Right to Challenge EU’s Tobacco Products Directive Before the Court of Justice of the European Union

The Directive purports to improve the internal tobacco market, yet instead includes a mix of product bans, mandates, and delegations of authority that raise serious questions under the EU Treaties about consumer choice, the free movement of goods, and com
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 3, 2014 19:24
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[Asia, Malaysia] KHOR: Tobacco, health and trade rules - Global Trends

Many governments are fighting back against the Big Tobacco onslaught, with Malaysia taking a lead role on two important fronts: the Tobacco Control Convention and the TPPA. Malaysian non-governmental org­anisations such as the Ma­laysian Council for Toba
The Star (my)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:06
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Should Ebola Fear... Tobacco?

One of the companies that was at the forefront of this research was Medicago, partly owned by Phillip Morris International and Mitsubishi. Medicago owns a 97,000 square foot greenhouse in North Carolina as well as patents important to growing virus-like
NASDAQ
added Oct 19, 2014 19:57
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