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The casualties of Russia's decline

there are several individual companies...for whom Russia's decline is very bad news indeed.... Philip Morris, which sells almost a quarter of all cigarettes in Russia, has seen its shares decimated in the past month.
BBC Online
added Dec 19, 2014 02:49
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[Australia] BRINKLEY: Big Tobacco Wants to do to Foreigners What it has Done to Americans

Wouldn’t that be ironic – paying damages to a corporation whose products damage people’s health? A corporation that was, along with other American tobacco companies, found guilty of fraudulently covering up the health risks...McConnell and other legislato
Forbes
added Dec 17, 2014 05:26
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[Massachusetts] Judge Sets Stage for Boston Tobacco Trial Next Spring

A Boston federal judge has narrowed an eight-year-old class action filed by smokers who want cigarette maker Philip Morris USA Inc. to pay for early-stage lung cancer detection. U.S. District Judge Denise Casper has “cleared the decks for the trial we’v
National Law Journal
added Dec 22, 2014 14:12
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[Massachusetts] Class Unable To Show Philip Morris Could Sell Safer Cigarette ($$)

Massachusetts federal judge on Friday partially denied a summary judgment motion from a class of cigarette smokers suing Philip Morris USA Inc. to try to force the cigarette maker to pay for medical monitoring to detect early signs of lung cancer, ruling
Law360
added Dec 16, 2014 03:32
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Reynolds, Altria will prohibit under-16 workers in tobacco fields

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Altria Group Inc. confirmed Friday their future contracts with tobacco growers, starting in 2015, will prohibit the hiring of anyone under age 16 to work in their fields.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:09
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MEURER: Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP

Phillip Morris suit... is being prosecuted through the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, DC. The ICSID is chaired by the president of the World Bank and funded from the Bank's budget. It is a supranation
Truthout
added Dec 30, 2014 14:09
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[Florida] $35 Million Awarded to Smoker in Engle Tobacco Case

Richard Boatright, a 61-year-old man who began smoking at the age of 12, is one of thousands of plaintiffs who were a part of the first-ever smokers’ class action case Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc.
LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:44
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[Florida] Big Tobacco's Directed Verdict Axed In Non-Engle Appeal

saying Friday the verdict was improper because the expert testimony could support a conclusion that their cigarettes caused cancer. Plaintiff Karen Whitney had sued the tobacco giants, asserting negligence and strict liability claims, according to court
Law360
added Dec 8, 2014 12:47
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[Florida] Philip Morris Fights For New Trial After $27M Verdict

said that the court has a duty to correct the award of roughly $6 million on compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffered chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a result.
Law360
added Dec 3, 2014 19:06
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[China] Philip Morris (PM): Lighting a Fire for Growth

Despite increasing restrictions on cigarettes, Philip Morris has made adroit moves that should boost PM stock
InvestorPlace.com
added Dec 2, 2014 19:43
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