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[Virginia] SWEDA: Snowflakes Are Found in 84 Degree Richmond: The 2017 Altria Group Annual Shareholders Meeting

I was able to begin the Question and Answer session..."do you understand why there are shareholders who believe that the tobacco litigation problem is no longer simply ‘manageable’?” Mr. Barrington’s response was, while acknowledging these and other rece
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:36
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[Oklahoma] Attorney General vows to defend state in tobacco lawsuit

Mike Hunter said he will defend the state after two major tobacco companies filed a lawsuit against Oklahoma challenging the constitutionality of a tobacco cessation fee. Philip Morris USA and RJ Reynolds filed suit with the Oklahoma Supreme Court over a
Red Dirt Report (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:42
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[Oklahoma] Companies file lawsuit over new fee

Phillip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. along with two retailers, Hutches and Rogers Oil Company and wholesaler Stephenson Wholesale of Durant, among others filed the case on Wednesday. They allege the fee is unconstitutional because of when and
Woodward (OK) News
added Jun 9, 2017 22:39
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Tobacco Companies Sue State Of Oklahoma Over Cigarette Fee

In the brief, plaintiffs argue the $1.50-per-pack cigarette fee, or the “Smoking Cessation Act,” “flagrantly violates” the Oklahoma constitution. The fee is scheduled to take effect in August, and would generate about $215 million per year for the state
KGOU Radio (Norman, OK)
added Jun 9, 2017 14:56
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[Oklahoma] UPDATE: AG comments on tobacco lawsuit

“As outlined in Title 74, it is the duty and responsibility of the office of the attorney general to defend the state against lawsuits and other legal matters. Just as the office has handled lawsuits challenging legislation in the past, we will move forwa
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Jun 9, 2017 12:38
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Tobacco companies sue to block Oklahoma's new cigarette fee

If the Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down the fee, the result could be an instant multimillion-dollar hole in the state budget lawmakers adopted last month. In a brief filed Wednesday, R.J Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued that the fee
The Oklahoman
added Jun 9, 2017 12:36
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[Asia, Korea - South] KT&G to release heat-not-burn tobacco amid iQOS growing popularity

The largest tobacco manufacturer in South Korea will begin marketing the new product in September, a KT&G official said, noting Phillip Morris Korea began selling iQOS (I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking) on May 27.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:21
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Oklahoma City Tobacco companies suing Oklahoma to block new cigarette fee

to block the new cigarette fee passed in Oklahoma. ...R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued the fee is unconstitutional....The State passed a bill to add a $1.50 fee to a pack of cigarettes as part of the budget deal.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Jun 8, 2017 18:23
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[Florida] Attorneys Spar Over Cause of Contractor's Deadly Cancer, as Trial Against Philip Morris Begins

Attorneys Tuesday battled over what led a building contractor to smoke up to three packs of cigarettes a day for more than 30 years and what ultimately caused the lung cancer that killed him, as trial began in his widow’s suit against Philip Morris. Freem
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:24
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Wells Fargo Is Last in Survey of 'Most Respected Companies'

last in a survey of "Most Respected American Companies" done by the investing publication Barron's. ...ranked below Philip Morris, Altria and Reynolds American — the nation's largest tobacco companies
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 8, 2017 14:43
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