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Sampoerna Predicts 1-2% Drop in Indonesian Cigarette Market

The drop is mainly caused by a 15 percent surge in excise and value added tax. Therefore, cigarette businesses expect the government to consider implementing fair excise policy, which can help support the business.
Tempo (id)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:44
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette Maker HM Sampoerna's Shareholders Approve 25-for-1 Stock Split

in a bid to boost share trading liquidity on the country's main stock exchange. The company, a unit of US tobacco giant Philip Morris International, said in a statement that Sampoerna shareholders will receive 25 new shares for each share they currently
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:28

Altria Profit, Revenue Grow as Cigarette Shipments Rise ($$)

Altria Group Inc. on Thursday reported profit and revenue growth as the tobacco company saw its cigarette shipments climb. Earnings beat expectations and shares edged up 0.6% in light premarket trading to $61.90.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 28, 2016 20:21
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[Oklahoma] Big tobacco wants to snuff out cigarette tax hike

Lobbyists for tobacco giant Philip Morris have been working the Capitol, telling lawmakers the state should spend $300 million dollars it already raises from tobacco companies and smokers each year toward its ailing health care system, instead of impleme
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Apr 28, 2016 20:19

Altria Reports 2016 First-Quarter Results and Reaffirms Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance

“Our first-quarter results illustrate the strength of our core tobacco businesses and our focus on execution. And Altria paid shareholders over $1.1 billion in dividends during the quarter.”
Business Wire
added Apr 28, 2016 17:50

Rising Star: Gibson Dunn's Amir Tayrani ($$)

The due process objections were already unsuccessfully argued in front of the Florida Supreme Court, and certiorari briefs to the U.S. high court were turned down, but Tayrani hopes to get the Eleventh Circuit on board so that the case can make it up to
added Apr 28, 2016 17:58

[Florida] Tobacco Giants Hit with $33.5M Award in Trial over Lawyer's Deadly Cancer

Jurors this week awarded $33.5 million to the family of a Florida attorney after finding the nation’s two largest tobacco companies responsible for his cancer death. Purdo v. R.J, Reynolds, et al., 2007-CA-024173.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 28, 2016 16:41

[Florida] BREAKING: Smoking Lawyer's Widow, Kids Awarded $21M In Engle Trial ($$)

A Florida jury awarded $21 million to the widow and children of a chain-smoking lawyer who died of lung cancer, finding R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. liable for his death and saying the companies also deserved punitive damages. The
added Apr 27, 2016 20:26

Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

will host a live audio webcast of its 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. ET. The webcast will be in a listen-only mode.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 27, 2016 15:21

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $25M For Smoking Atty's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widow and children of a chain-smoking lawyer who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award them $25 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., saying the companies' deception robbed them of a great husband
added Apr 27, 2016 16:09
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