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[Florida] $6.3M Verdict in Lung Cancer Suit Slaps Philip Morris, Leads Engle Progeny Review for the Week of April 27

Jurors Friday afternoon awarded a smoker’s widow more than $6.3 million in her trial on damages for the lung cancer death of her husband....found Phillip Morris liable for $6.375 million in compensatory damages in the wrongful death suit, but declined to
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 2, 2015 11:06
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[Asia, India] Finance ministry may be urged to shun meet funded by tobacco companies

Faced with opposition from public health activists, the health ministry is set to intervene and may soon urge the finance ministry to distance itself from an upcoming international conference in New Delhi, being co-organised by a consortium funded by seve
Times of India
added May 1, 2015 07:06
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Asks Full 11th Circ. Panel To Mull Preemption

An en banc panel of the Eleventh Circuit should review the appeals court's recent finding that federal law preempts tort liability claims over cigarette smoking because Congress did not seek to ban the sale of cigarettes...Earl Graham, who had sued Reyno
Law360
added May 2, 2015 15:43
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Philip Morris Snuffs Out Overpriced Cigarette FCA Suit ($$)

has again knocked down a False Claims Act suit alleging the company overcharged the U.S. Department of Defense for cigarette cartons, according to a Thursday order dismissing the suit from a D.C. federal judge. Federal district Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotel
Law360
added May 1, 2015 07:04
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Hillary Clinton Agrees With Elizabeth Warren On Trade Dispute With Obama

Clinton is opposed to a critical piece of the Obama administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would give corporations the right to sue...Australian case that Clinton referenced in her book, however, is instructive....Philip Morris Asia is suing Au
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:37
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PRESENTATION: How the Tobacco Companies will use the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement to Block Sensible Public Health Policies - Stanton A. Glantz, PhD Eric Crosbie, MA / UCSF

Slide 10 PMI involvement during TPP negotiations PMI lobbying USTR – 2010-Submitted comments for ISDS mechanism PMI searching for new avenues to block public health policies PMI lobbying TPP member countries – 2012-Sponsored a closed meeting with trade r
SlidePlayer
added Apr 30, 2015 07:47
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[New York] PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC. TO HOST WEBCAST OF 2015 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS (PDF)

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE / Euronext Paris: PM) will host a live audio webcast of its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at www.pmi.com/webcasts on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. ET. The webcast will be in a listen-only mode. During the
Thomson Reuters
added Apr 30, 2015 12:59
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ALEXANDER: Fraud In The Smoke Will Not Do

" evidence offered here simply cannot support a reasonable fair-minded inference of her detrimental reliance on either incomplete representations by PMUSA"...honest plaintiffs sometimes submarine their own cases.
JD Supra, LLC
added Apr 30, 2015 07:53
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Diversity Inc.
added Apr 29, 2015 13:31
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[Asia, India] MoS, bureaucrats on guest list of tax meet funded by tobacco giants

NDA government has once more run afoul of health activists over a tax conference that is being co-organised by a consortium funded by several transnational tobacco companies. The 12th Annual Asia Pacific Tax Forum, which will be held in Delhi from May
Indian Express
added Apr 29, 2015 06:20
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