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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Reports 2015 Second-Quarter Results; Reaffirms 2015 Full-Year Reported Diluted EPS Forecast; Expects to be Towards Upper End of Full-Year Currency-Neutral Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth Rate of 9%-11%

"Our second-quarter results were very solid, further reinforcing our great start to the year," said André Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Officer. "Our organic volume trends, market share growth and robust pricing, exemplified by our flagship brand Marl
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 16, 2015 11:36

$25 million isn't too much to punish Philip Morris for Oregon smoker's death, court rules

Philip Morris USA has vast wealth and a Portland jury that awarded $25 million in punitive damages to a dead smoker's family acted reasonably to send a message to the cigarette maker for its reprehensible way of conducting business, the Oregon Court of Ap
The Oregonian
added Jul 16, 2015 11:27

[Florida] Judge thrown off tobacco case due to ‘hostility’ against attorney

The alleged exchange, which was confirmed by Schlesinger’s law partner, illustrates ongoing animosity and justifies Perrotto’s claims that she can’t get a fair shake from Sasser, the appeals court said. The ruling means another judge will review the tria
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jul 16, 2015 01:17

[Florida] Appeals Court Sides With Tobacco Co. In Smoker Suit

A Jacksonville jury last year found the tobacco company was 5 percent liable in the death of Robert Reider but did not award damages to Reider’s widow, Barbara. In an appeal, Barbara Reider’s attorneys argued that the jury had reached an “unlawful compro
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jul 19, 2015 20:51

Altria to Host Webcast of 2015 Second-Quarter Results

will host a live audio webcast on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its 2015 second-quarter business results.
Altria Group, Inc.
added Jul 16, 2015 13:36

[Florida] Widow's $2.6M Award In Tobacco Case Reversed ($$)

appeals court Wednesday reversed a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., ruling that a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications and other companies in a Ne
added Jul 16, 2015 11:20

11th Circ. Affirms Philip Morris Owes Nothing To Widow ($$)

a smoker's widow isn't entitled to any damages despite a jury verdict finding Philip Morris USA Inc. partly liable for her husband's death, finding that the widow improperly attempted to introduce a new challenge to the verdict that she didn't raise at t
added Jul 16, 2015 01:24

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Critics of Trans Pacific Partnership are not politically irrelevant

Trade Minister Tim Grosser...claimed our concerns were based on ideology. Well, as doctors, our ideology is that the tobacco industry should have no right to claim payback for loss of profit when a government acts to control its product that kills. Phill
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:33

[Australia] NELSON: TPP: Are plain-packaging lawsuits just the beginning?

ISDS provisions are designed to protect foreign investors when a state interferes with the investment by, for example, physically seizing the investor's private property or suddenly changing regulations, unfairly impacting a foreign business. “There ha
Lawyers Weekly
added Jul 14, 2015 11:18

Altria Could Gain From A Menthol Ban In The Post-Merger World

A recent merger between the U.S. number two and number three tobacco firms, Reynolds and Lorillard, is mostly based on capitalizing the opportunity in the menthol realm. However, as the FDA scrutinizes the product over higher addictive properties and har
added Jul 24, 2015 10:11
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