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How Is Philip Morris Doing In Russia?

Philip Morris and its rival Japan Tobacco had each picked up a 20% stake in the large Russian cigarette distributor Megapolis in December 2013. Japan Tobacco, with its signature brand Winston, has a 36% share of the Russian cigarette market, roughly 10 pe
Trefis
added Sep 30, 2014 14:53
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Philip Morris Fuming About Uruguay's Graphic Cigarette Packaging To The Tune Of $25M

These scary snapshots were meant to reduce smoking – and it appears to be working, especially with pregnant women – but they have also drawn the ire of cigarette giant Philip Morris International. The Richmond, Virginia-based company believes that Urugu
Fox News
added Sep 18, 2014 07:40
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[Florida] Attorneys Dispute Issue of Addiction in Closing Arguments of Gore v. R.J. Reynolds Engle Progeny Suit

In closing arguments today, counsel debated whether Gloria Gore, the deceased smoker at the center of one of Florida’s Engle progeny tobacco suits, was a nicotine addict whose smoking ultimately killed her, or was a smoker-by-choice who enjoyed her cigare
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:30
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Tobacco giant ($$)

Philip Morris... is also suing Australia and Uruguay. These cases are taken to “investor state dispute” processes, rather than the countries’ own courts, so they will be heard in secret with no appeal. If the UK signs up to the TTIP... it too would be bo
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2014 03:09
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Altria Set To Pose A Stiff Challenge To Existing E-Cigarette Leaders

With the national rollout of its MarkTen product on the way and Green Smoke acquisition complete, the company is set to pose a stiff challenge to the existing e-cigarette leaders in the U.S. These players comprise, namely, Lorillard’s, NJOY and Logic Tech
Forbes
added Jun 4, 2014 09:43
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[Illinois] Altria to Appeal $10.1 Billion “Lights” Cigarette Ruling

"This ruling represents a serious, isolated legal and financial risk," David Adelman, a tobacco analyst at Morgan Stanley, wrote in a research note late Tuesday. Machine tests indicated cigarettes labeled "light" were less harmful because the holes allo
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 30, 2014 21:07
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[New York] Marcia L. Caronia, Linda McAuley and Arlene Feldman, Appellants, v. Philip Morris USA, Inc., Respondent. (PDF)

LIPPMAN, Chief Judge (dissenting): ... the majority resolutely stands frozen in time as it denies plaintiffs the opportunity to take advantage of life-saving technology. This result is indefensible when equitable relief is well within the province of this
State of New York Court of Appeals
added Dec 17, 2013 22:52
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Philip Morris International to enter e-cigarette market

The seller of Marlboro and other cigarette brands overseas also said Wednesday that it also plans to accelerate the launch of its reduced-risk products with pilot testing next year. The first launch of one of its next-generation products, which heats tob
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 22, 2013 11:41
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Altria Group Inc (MO): Altria Group's CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

we will not be discussing the status of tobacco litigation.... with respect to who’s trying to products and e-vapor generally, we do know that there is dual use. And in particular as adult smokers try e-vapor products we know that some of them are satisf
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 25, 2013 22:50
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Philip Morris expands activities in crisis-hit Greece

In late February, Philip Morris committed to buying half of the country's tobacco production for the next three years. Global tobacco giant Philip Morris announced Thursday the creation of a European distribution centre in Greece, as part of the expansio
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 30, 2013 08:21
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