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Japan Tobacco tries to catch up with rival in smokeless tobacco

Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T) said on Wednesday it hoped to catch up with Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N) in smokeless tobacco by expanding the number of smoke-free restaurants and public places that allow its vaping product.
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2017 14:49
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Philip Morris International Doubles Investment in Heated Tobacco Unit Facility in Italy. Another Step towards a Smoke-Free Future.

Additional €500 million investment planned to increase production capacity at Bologna factory to meet growing adult smoker demand for HEETS for use with IQOS. Up to 600 new jobs expected to be created.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:30
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[Asia-pacific] Fight for New Cigarette Substitute Heats Up Japan: QuickTake Q&A

Some consumers, however, say vaporized nicotine doesn’t deliver the satisfaction or flavor they crave. Heat-not-burn devices are designed to do just that, and like e-cigarettes, without producing the smoke and tar commonly associated with the hazards of c
Bloomberg News
added Jun 26, 2017 12:55
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[Minnesota] Letter: In the pocket of Big Tobacco

Why did Reps. Dave Baker and Tim Miller and Sen. Andrew Lang vote in favor of the big tobacco companies and against the health of our children? These three Republicans each voted at least twice to follow the wishes of Big Tobacco to freeze the tobacco t
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask Fla. Justices To Weigh In On Atty Fee Row

Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC asked the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday to reverse the award of attorneys' fees and costs for a smoker who won a $35 million jury award, arguing that the lower courts of appeal are divided on whether or no
Law360
added Jun 23, 2017 02:14
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., AND LIGGETT v. BOATRIGHT: ON PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW FROM A DECISION OF THE SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL (PDF)

THIS COURT HAS COMPELLING REASONS TO EXERCISE ITS JURISDICTION IN THIS CASE The impact of the Second District’s decision will extend far beyond Engle- progeny cases. The conflict between Boatright and Wheaton/Matte creates uncertainty as to whether Rule
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 28, 2017 13:42
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SBV IMPROVER Challenge Uses DNA Methylation Data to Categorize Smoker Samples

"One of the reasons we wanted to use epigenetics data for this challenge is … we wanted to add one layer of complexity," said Nicolas Sierro, manager, genomics at Philip Morris International and one of the creators of the challenge. "We had previously do
GenomeWeb
added Jun 22, 2017 14:15
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 'Heat-not-burn' cigarettes popular in Korea

Philip Morris' heat-not-burn (HNB) e-cigarette, iQOS, is enjoying surging popularity in Korea. Its rival British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea and business bellwether KT&G also said this month they will introduce their own HNB products soon.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 21, 2017 20:10
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PMI’S REDUCED-RISK PRODUCT PORTFOLIO AT THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON NICOTINE TECHNOLOGY

(ISoNTech) opened the three-day 2017 edition of GFN. A series of seven presentations from across the industry accompanied the exhibiting of novel nicotine delivery systems. During the session, Dr Thomas McGrath, Manager Reduced-Risk Products, introduced
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jun 21, 2017 17:56
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Does This Trend Spell Doom for U.S. Tobacco Companies?

falling interest in electronic cigarettes could mean the massive investments that Altria and Reynolds American have made in e-cigarettes and other reduced-risk products might not provide the long-term growth potential investors have hoped to see.
Motley Fool
added Jun 20, 2017 19:41
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