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[California] 2 Major Tobacco Firms Beat Calif. Lung Cancer Suit ($$)

The panel ruled Feb. 8 after a 10-day trial that the companies’ cigarettes weren’t a substantial factor in causing the disease in Nikki Pooshs..."We strongly believe that the jury instructions on substantial factor causation, the special verdict form used
Law360
added Feb 11, 2016 18:37
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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Healthy Marlboro Smokers Denied Lung Screening By Mass. Jury ($$)

California, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts have explicitly allowed this new type of claim; the latter’s high court ruled in 2010 that medical-monitoring claims can proceed under a tight set of guidelines. U.S. District Judge Denise Casper wil
Law360
added Feb 10, 2016 23:04
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Philip Morris International Inc. to Webcast Presentation at Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference

will host a live audio webcast of a presentation by André Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Officer, and other members of PMI’s senior management team, at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference at www.pmi.com/webcasts on Wednesday, Februa
Business Wire
added Feb 10, 2016 15:37
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[Mid-east] Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Europe and the Middle East

was recognized as a Top employer in Europe for the fourth consecutive year, and for the first time in the Middle East, in recognition of the company’s excellent work environment and exceptional development opportunities for employees. Top Employer certifi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:37
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[New York] THOMPSON/SNYDER: Big Tobacco is suffocating Indians' cigarette business

The burgeoning Native American cigarette trade, so vital for the existence of many tribes, has become the setting for a David vs. Goliath battle among Native American small business owners, Big Tobacco and the U.S. government — and Big Tobacco is winning
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 10, 2016 02:08
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[California] POOSHS v ALTRIA GROUP, INC. et al.: SPECIAL VERDICT FORM (PDF)

Did the cigarettes Nikki Pooshs smoked before July 1, 1969, have potential risks that were known or knowable in light of the scientific and medical knowledge that was generally accepted in the scientific community at the time of manufacture?
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 12, 2016 05:45
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[District of Columbia] #nomentholmondays: the targeted marketing of menthols and african-american history

in July 2014, the Smithsonian announced that Altria Group, owner of Philip Morris and one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, had contributed $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...The targeted marketing of menth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:24
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Makers Of Marlboro Laying Off Workers To Invest In More Vaping

When asked during the call what the company planned to do with the $US300 ($425) million in savings, [Chief Executive Marty] Barrington declined to offer specifics but did say the company continues to invest in “reduced harm products” such as electronic
Gizmodo
added Feb 9, 2016 17:46
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Big tobacco, child labour and the International Labour Organization

‘The Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation is a global leader in preventing child labour in tobacco agriculture and protecting and improving the lives of children in tobacco-growing areas....In reality, ECLT is an alliance of tobacco comp
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 8, 2016 16:47
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Cheap Cigarettes Are Burning Greece's Finances

Greeks could smoke, drink and gamble their way out of their next financial hole, if only they were taxed on all of it... “Illicit cigarette and bulk tobacco trade strips the Greek state from significant revenue each year that could be used for paying pens
Bloomberg News
added Feb 8, 2016 16:41
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