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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Once Philip Morris Workers, Now They Clamp Down On Uruguay's Smokers

"They gathered us all, and officially and without any previous warning, tell us that management had decided to close the factory down," he says. The reason they gave was the excessive regulation of smoking in Uruguay....
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2015 17:11
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[Uruguay, USA] Big Tobacco: Why Smoking Is Not Going Away

United States continues to sit on the sideline...has abandoned developing nations to fight an industry...failure to act on tobacco is something American politicians can be held accountable for—after all, it is American regulation that shifted the market t
Harvard Political Review
added May 8, 2015 10:40
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[Uruguay, USA] Can Elizabeth Warren Kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

If Congress passes what’s known as the “fast-track” bill next week .... binds Congress into an up or down vote... if it comes down to a simple “yes” or “no,” Warren’s famous touch, however powerful, might not be enough.
TIME Magazine
added May 9, 2015 11:53
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Philip Morris CEO: If you start smoking, smoke this

Philip Morris International is encouraging the world's 1.3 billion smokers to use products that it claims reduce the risks of smoking, CEO Andre Calantzopoulos said Thursday. The new products, called heat-not-burn, are different than e-cigarettes—which
CNBC
added May 7, 2015 14:52
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[Florida] Court Upholds $5M Award To Sick Smoker

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday upheld a verdict that calls for Philip Morris USA to pay $5 million to a man who suffers heart disease caused by smoking --- but it shielded the cigarette maker from potentially paying punitive damages.
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added May 7, 2015 14:52
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Philip Morris CEO: If you start smoking, smoke this

Philip Morris International is encouraging the world's 1.3 billion smokers to use products that it claims reduce the risks of smoking, CEO Andre Calantzopoulos said Thursday. The new products, called heat-not-burn, are different than e-cigarettes—which
CNBC
added May 7, 2015 14:52
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[New York] AT ANNUAL MEETING, PMI REELS AS SALES, PROFIT PLUMMET

public health, labor and animal rights groups raised a wide range of concerns about PMI’s abusive practices. Primary among them was PMI’s expansion of its kid-target marketing campaign, Be Marlboro. In 2014, a report released by Corporate Accountability I
Corporate Accountability International
added May 7, 2015 12:55
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[New York] John Oliver's 'Jeff The Diseased Lung' Hits Times Square For Anti-Smoking Awareness Flash Mob

Action on Smoking & Health, Narula organized the demonstration’s dance routine for The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids youth and Corporate Accountability International, who rallied at Big Tobacco’s annual shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday.
Medical Daily
added May 7, 2015 12:10
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[Florida] Atty's Comments Improper, But Fla. Tobacco Verdict Stands ($$)

appeals court on Wednesday upheld a $12.5 million jury verdict against Philip Morris USA ... comments made by plaintiff's counsel during trial were improper, they weren’t so inflammatory that the tobacco company didn’t get a fair trial....
Law360
added May 6, 2015 20:17
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[New York] Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Holds 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Louis C. Camilleri, Chairman of the Board, addressed shareholders and answered questions. André Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Officer, gave the business presentation, which included an overview of PMI’s strong momentum, the exciting prospects for its Re
Business Wire
added May 6, 2015 12:42
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