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[Australia] Philip Morris Does Horrible Job Of Defending Itself After John Oliver Mocking

doesn’t need to blame comedians when it makes statements like this: “We support and comply with thousands of regulations worldwide — including advertising restrictions”...has already been seen watched nearly 2 million times since yesterday morning:
The Consumerist (blog)
added Feb 17, 2015 16:28

[Australia] Tobacco company that relies on skewing facts decries John Oliver for skewing facts

Oliver’s words could prove toxic to the people—the people who work at Philip Morris. ... The statement concludes by offering up “a balanced view” by directing readers to the Philip Morris website, which is nearly as funny as anything in Oliver’s original
The Onion
added Feb 17, 2015 16:24

2014 KPMG Report: Illegal Tobacco at Record Levels in Australia

"The government also needs to consider how ever increasing regulation - whether on cigarette packaging or tax - creates additional incentives for tobacco smugglers. It's in their best interests - and those of taxpayers - with $1.2 billion in lost revenue
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 17, 2015 16:19

[Australia] Marlboro accused of stealing Aussie film / A Melbourne director claims a tobacco company is illegally using his work to sell cigarettes overseas.

Mereki's short film, Move, features a man walking towards the camera as the background cycles through locations being used in an ad campaign for Marlboro cigarettes...alerted to the use of his work after the cigarette ad featured on...John Oliver.
Sky News (au)
added Feb 17, 2015 16:09

The Real Marlboro Man / Darrell Winfield, star of the most successful campaign in tobacco history, sold the spirit of the cowboy to American men—and, surprisingly, women too.

Virginia Slims. But the marketing ploy didn't work the same way on female audiences...thus Philip Morris contracted a series of "lifestyle analysis" studies in 1993 that sought to taxonomize the values of the “new young adult female smoker.”
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 17, 2015 16:03

[Pakistan] Rs14b tax-evaded cigarettes being sold: PMPKL closes production unit in Mandra

Increasing smuggling of tobacco products, heavy taxes and high cost have forced one of the largest multinational companies in Pakistan, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PMPKL) has shut its cigarette manufacturing operations suddenly in in Mandra, distric
Customs Today (pk)
added Feb 17, 2015 14:01

[Pakistan] Philip Morris shuts cigarette production unit in Pindi

has shut its cigarette manufacturing operations at one of its plants in the country mainly due to rising smuggling of tobacco products... Sources in commerce ministry observed that with high taxes, it was not possible for the company to compete with brand
The Nation (pk)
added Feb 17, 2015 12:07


For a balanced view and facts on the many topics raised by the program, including PMI’s marketing practices and approach to regulation, please take the time to read the following information: Find out about our “Be Marlboro” campaign, which is aimed at
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:56

[Australia] John Oliver targets cigarettes on 'Last Week Tonight'; Philip Morris reacts

[PMI] saw the bit and referred the Los Angeles Times to: "The segment includes many mischaracterizations of our company, including our approach to marketing and regulation, which have been embellished in the spirit of comedic license. While we recogniz
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 17, 2015 16:50

[Indonesia] John Oliver Lights Up Philip Morris

Oliver might have been playing with fire when he took on a mega-corporation like Philip Morris International, but by doing so, he also might have helped save scores of lives around the world.
The Public Slate
added Feb 17, 2015 16:45
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