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Philip Morris Loses Bid to Toss Military Contract Litigation

Philip Morris USA must defend against a whistle-blower lawsuit over cigarette pricing for the military, an appeals court ruled, rejecting the tobacco company’s claim the suit failed to cite new information.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 26, 2014 20:21
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Philip Morris ordered to defend fraud suit over U.S. military vendors

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc that claims the tobacco company defrauded the federal government by failing to sell cigarettes to military vendors at the lowest price.
Reuters
added Aug 26, 2014 20:10
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[Florida] Attorneys Dispute Issue of Addiction in Closing Arguments of Gore v. R.J. Reynolds Engle Progeny Suit

In closing arguments today, counsel debated whether Gloria Gore, the deceased smoker at the center of one of Florida’s Engle progeny tobacco suits, was a nicotine addict whose smoking ultimately killed her, or was a smoker-by-choice who enjoyed her cigare
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:30
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[New York] Medical Monitoring Cause of Action Rejected in One of Three Stand-Out Cases

One of the most highly anticipated product liability decisions of the year came when the Court of Appeals considered in Caronia v. Philip Morris USA12 whether under New York law current or former longtime heavy smokers who had not been diagnosed with a sm
New York Law Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 20:07
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[Turkey, New York] Michael Bloomberg’s Harder Sell

what Mr. Bloomberg really wanted to talk about was the success of his antismoking program in Turkey... Bloomberg Philanthropies is aiming to start antismoking programs in 15 of the world’s heaviest-smoking countries — including Indonesia, Russia, China an
New York Times
added Aug 24, 2014 05:52
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Altria Raises Dividend ($$)

Board Votes for 8.3% Increase to 52 Cents a Share From 48
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 23, 2014 11:59
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Uruguay’s Tobacco Control Policies Reducing Smoking Rates, Encouraging Quitting, Finds Six-Year Survey

a country currently the target of litigation by Philip Morris International (PMI). Uruguay’s government has consistently asserted its sovereign right to implement tobacco control laws to protect public health and the ITC Uruguay National Report (the Repor
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:41
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[Europe] Tobacco lobbying warped EU law, British scientists 'prove'

The survey, published by the British Medical Journal last week, is the first to use “quantitative text analysis” - a method which counts the evolution of vocabulary in EU legal texts - to “prove” the impact of industry efforts. Noting that “the tobacco
EUobserver.com
added Aug 20, 2014 09:37
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[UK] Rat poison and faeces found in fake cigarettes as smokers warned about ''deadly'' cut-price products

As well as waste, tests uncovered rat poison, dead flies, asbestos, and traces of lead and arsenic in some.... Investigators, funded by tobacco giant Philip Morris International, were offered cut-price smokes in 27 of the 32 spots they tried in Manchest
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:16
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Tobacco giant ($$)

Philip Morris... is also suing Australia and Uruguay. These cases are taken to “investor state dispute” processes, rather than the countries’ own courts, so they will be heard in secret with no appeal. If the UK signs up to the TTIP... it too would be bo
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2014 03:09
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