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[UK] MITCHELL: Philip Morris’ cigarette ad – a classic case of smokes and mirrors

So, by implication, the firm is still keen to sell cigarettes in other parts of the world, where the public is perhaps less conscious of their life-shortening effects. But in the UK, the jig is up and so the company is hoping to find other pointless addi
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 22:46

Altria plans to end sale of pod e-cigs, support raising minimum age to 21 to buy tobacco products

Perhaps most importantly, from a socioeconomic standpoint, Altria said it would support federal legislation establishing 21 as the minimum age to purchase any tobacco product. Altria said the moves were in response to the Food and Drug Administration re
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 29, 2018 04:33

[North Carolina] Altria's support for age 21 minimum draws mixed reactions

Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville and an anti-smoking advocate, compared Altria’s support for raising the minimum age to 21 to the Alcohol21 campaign of the 1980s. “That effort succeeded in reducing rates of teen alcohol
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 29, 2018 04:31

Florida Appellate Panel Affirms Defense Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

A Florida appellate court on Oct. 18 affirmed a jury verdict in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. in a suit...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 27, 2018 19:04

Altria Will Pull Its E-Cigarette Pods From the Market

Juul is the dominant player, with devices resembling USB sticks and pods in mango, cucumber and other flavors. In a letter to the FDA, Altria Chief Executive Howard Willard said underage use of e-cigarettes is “compounded by flavors that go beyond” tradi
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 27, 2018 17:07
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[UK-Scotland] New research reveals when Scotland could go completely smoke-free

Although the Scottish Government has aimed for smoking to be reduced to 5% or under by 2034, long term trends indicate this will be delayed by a full decade and the country will still be smoking until 2053*. But it’s not all bad news. The report, comp
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 23:08

In Japan, a glimpse at alternatives to cigarettes

tobacco companies are now transforming Japan into a battleground and test-bed for next generation smokeless alternatives to traditional cigarettes. Companies like Marlboro maker Philip Morris International (PMI) are seen as leaders in the race to effecti
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:26

Altria to pull some e-cigarette brands off the market; backs minimum age of 21 to buy tobacco products

For the first time, the nation’s largest tobacco company also said it would back federal legislation to set the minimum legal age to buy tobacco products at 21 years old. The current federal minimum age is 18. In September, the U.S. Food and Drug Admini
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 27, 2018 17:54

Altria to Stop Selling Some E-Cigarette Brands That Appeal to Youths

The company also said, for the first time, that it would support federal legislation to raise the age to 21 for the purchase of any tobacco and vaping product.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2018 17:50

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Files Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q

informs its shareholders that its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).
Business Wire
added Oct 27, 2018 17:25
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