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VIDEO: Big Tobacco Wants to Turn Japan's Smokers Into Vapers

“Our goal for Japan is to switch every consumer we have to this,” said Paul Riley, who joined Philip Morris in Sydney in 1988 and became its Japan unit’s president last September. “For me, it’s like a no-brainer. The biggest thing is we know that smoking
Bloomberg News
added Aug 29, 2016 14:07
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Big Tobacco blowing smoke in claim about California's Prop 56

The claim that Prop 56 "cheats" schools goes too far. It might have been accurate to say the measure exempts most all revenue from going to schools. But the term chosen by No on 56 is misleading. We rate the claim Mostly False.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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Altria (MO) Rewards Shareholders with 8% Hike in Dividend

has increased dividend every year. Notably, the company has raised its dividend 50 times in 47 years. Also, the company has a dividend payout ratio target of around 80% of adjusted earnings per share.
Yahoo! Finance
added Aug 27, 2016 02:24
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three key moments in the history of marketing tobacco to women

For Women’s Equality Day...a few key moments in the history... 1929 For the 1929 Easter parade in New York City... 1968...Phillip Morris rolled out the marketing slogan “You’ve come a long way, baby”... 2007 R.J. Reynolds introduced a new cigarette cal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 26, 2016 21:16
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Altria Increases Quarterly Dividend by 8.0% to $0.61 per Common Share

Today’s dividend increase reflects Altria’s intention to return a large amount of cash to shareholders in the form of dividends and is consistent with Altria’s dividend payout ratio target of approximately 80% of its adjusted diluted earnings per share.
Altria Group, Inc.
added Aug 27, 2016 02:24
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[Florida] Engle Findings Have Due Process Issues, RJR Tells 11th Circ. ($$)

that an Aug. 10 Florida state court decision in Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Lourie concluded that the Engle jury’s findings were based on evidence specific to cigarettes, not the characteristics inherent in ordinary cigarettes. That contradicts the premise
Law360
added Aug 26, 2016 16:06
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Copenhagen vs. Grizzly Showdown?

A showdown may be brewing in the smokeless-tobacco arena as major brands take turns striking blows with new flavors...Herzog attributed the Copenhagen increase to the success of its Copenhagen Mint product, which she said had a successful national expansi
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2016 20:13
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[Asia] Electronic cigarettes proving a sellout hit in Japanese market

it has not been scientifically proven that these smokeless cigarettes do not cause passive smoking. The e-cigarette boom was triggered by iQOS, a product released by Philip Morris Japan K.K. Rather than burning tobacco leaves, the iQOS heats cigarettes i
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:27
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[Florida] Re: Graham v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 13-14590 (PDF)

Defendants submit this response...underscores that no one can ascertain what the Engle jury actually decided with reasonable confidence and that Walker rested on an incorrect premise. The due process problems with the Engle findings are therefore unavo
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 26, 2016 19:50
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Cigarette Dollar Sales Up

were up by 1.1% in the past four weeks, riding on a 3.1% price increase, according to Nielsen data. The positive, all-channels sales data is good news, coming against “marginally worse” volumes that showed a 2% drop in the same four-week period (ending A
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2016 12:59
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