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Philip Morris Finds Its Footing In The Electronic Cigarette Industry

despite the risks outlined above, the electronic cigarette industry looks here to stay. The widely perceived, though not proven, health benefits, coupled with the lower cost of using electronic cigarettes compared to traditional cigarettes, makes it diffi
Trefis
added Apr 22, 2014 14:23
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Hamish Maxwell, Philip Morris Empire Builder, Dies at 87

Hamish Maxwell, whose acquisitions of food companies in the 1980s turned Philip Morris into a consumer products colossus, died on Saturday at his home in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 87...."cigarettes aren’t necessarily dangerous,” Mr. Maxwell, a two-pack-a-d
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2014 10:29
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Creative Outrage: Enter our Contest to Expose the Truth about the “Be Marlboro” Campaign

help us tell the truth about Marlboro by creating a mock ad and entering it in our new Brand Jamming Contest. Channel your creative outrage and let’s take Marlboro’s absurd ad campaign to its logical conclusion.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:11
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EDITORIAL: This Time, Get Global Trade Right

Another big issue is whether these trade agreements will give investors unnecessary power to sue foreign governments over policies they dislike, including health and environmental regulations. Philip Morris, for example, is trying to overturn Australian r
New York Times
added Apr 20, 2014 08:08
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Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) Struggled Again In The First Quarter As A rising Dollar And Global Regulations Hit Profits

Global tobacco firm Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM), which reports before the market opens on Thursday, is expected to report declining profit again in the first quarter as a strong U.S. dollar weighs on the firm.
International Business Times
added Apr 17, 2014 04:33
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[Florida] Clay County woman wins $5M verdict in tobacco suit

In 2013, Gloria Bowden of Clay County filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her late husband against tobacco companies Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. On March 26, a jury in the 4th Judicial Circuit ruled in her favor, reaching a $5 million v
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Apr 16, 2014 21:34
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[Hong Kong] PHILIP MORRIS ASIA LIMITED & THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in Australia:

Australia’s tobacco plain packaging rules resulted from legislation that the Parliament passed on November 21, 2011. On that day, Philip Morris Asia (PMA) brought a claim against Australia under the Australia-Hong Kong Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT).
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:45
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Altria Pays $3.3 Billion Under Industry Smoking Pact

Altria Group Inc. said its Philip Morris USA unit made its annual payment--which totaled $3.3 billion this year-- toward the tobacco industry's master settlement agreement. Under the landmark 1998 tobacco agreement, companies in the industry agreed to p
NASDAQ
added Apr 15, 2014 23:26
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The Chamber of Commerce's European Foray / Shining Big Tobacco’s Shoes

The truth is that de Gucht is conniving with big business to destroy or dramatically weaken health, environmental and labour standards and democracy itself. The US Chamber of Commerce was the American pressure group most consulted by officials working f
CounterPunch
added Apr 15, 2014 17:23
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[New York] 2nd Circ. Tosses Smokers' Suit After NY High Court Answer ($$)

threw out a proposed class action by a group of smokers seeking to charge Philip Morris USA Inc. for medical tests, based on a December ruling by New York state’s highest court that their claims for such tests were not tied to actual injury.
Law360
added Apr 15, 2014 16:54
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