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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Editorials: What doctors should know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

leaked documents show that an investor–state dispute settlement mechanism is being negotiated for the TPPA...A similar mechanism in another treaty enabled Philip Morris Asia to sue the Australian Government over plain tobacco packaging.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Mar 3, 2015 04:19
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[Florida] Lorillard Enters into Agreement to Resolve Federal Engle Progeny Cases

Under the terms of the tentative agreement, Lorillard will not be subject to any further legal proceedings pertaining to these Engle progeny cases currently pending against the Company in the federal district courts. Federal Engle progeny cases currentl
Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Feb 25, 2015 11:25
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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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[Pakistan, Philippines] Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris International

Philip Morris has shut down a factory in Pakistan, while its representative in the Philippines has expressed skepticism over the Government’s lax approach towards a tax evading competitor.
Trefis
added Feb 21, 2015 09:51
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[Australia] Philip Morris Issued A Long-Winded, Hacking Response To John Oliver’s Anti-Tobacco Rant

"we take seriously the responsibility that comes with selling a product that is an adult choice and is harmful to health.” Translation: Don’t listen to John Oliver. He’s just a stupid comedian, and we know we’re selling a deadly product. He’s not as smar
Uproxx
added Feb 17, 2015 17:39
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] UNION-BUSTING? | After CBA conclusion, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco fires 640 regular employees

After concluding a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the local union barely a month ago, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) has issued notices of termination to 640 regular employees in its Marikina plant citing decline in its market sha
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:45
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There Can Only Be One Winner In Big Tobacco's E-Cig War

It simply comes down to the fact that Altria can outspend its smaller peers. Further, Altria is working on the development of other reduced risk products that can win over and sway the consumer towards its brand. And this is without mentioning the fact th
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 11, 2014 06:20
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[Italy] PMI Opens Pilot Plant and Celebrates Groundbreaking on Construction of New Manufacturing Facility for Potentially Reduced-Risk Products

its first pilot plant for the production of potentially reduced-risk products (“RRPs”*). The pilot plant, just outside Bologna in Zola Predosa, is now in operation, while PMI's first manufacturing facility for larger scale production of RRPs is currently
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 10, 2014 14:10
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The Cigarette That Charges for Every Puff

A recent patent from Phillip Morris imagines a web-connected e-cig. It could help users quit—but it could also open their pipe up to tracking and hacking.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Oct 10, 2014 14:03
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Philip Morris Braces For Ireland's Tobacco Plain Packaging Legislation

Ireland’s effort at plain packaging legislation has received vociferous support from Prof Mike Daube, a key figure in Australia’s similar effort. Australia’s cigarette plain packaging law, which came into effect in December 2013, is supposed to be the mo
Trefis
added Oct 8, 2014 14:49
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