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[UK] Big tobacco fuming: Philip Morris threatens to sue over plain cigarette packaging

Philip Morris International, the world's largest tobacco company and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is prepared to sue the British government if it implements a law requiring plain packaging of cigarettes. The UK government’s Department of Health carried
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 13, 2014 11:12
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Philip Morris prepared to sue UK over plain cigarette packaging

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes "is prepared to protect its rights in the courts and to seek fair compensation for the value of its property," the company has told the UK government in response to its consultation. The UK government said in April it wa
Reuters
added Aug 12, 2014 15:54
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Phillip Morris prepared to sue UK over plain cigarette packaging

said it is prepared to sue the UK government should it implement a law mandating plain packaging for cigarettes. The law proposes that cigarettes be sold with graphic health warnings and no branding. The Marlboro-maker said it was prepared to "seek fair
BBC Online
added Aug 12, 2014 12:23
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[UK] Tobacco giant threatens £11bn lawsuit over plain packaging

In its official submission to government consultation on the plan, Philip Morris said: "Standardised packaging is a euphemism for government-mandated destruction of property. It is unlawful, disproportionate, and at odds with the most basic requirements
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 09:17
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[UK] Tobacco giant could sue for £11bn over plain pack ‘injustice’ ($$)

In the starkest threat of legal action from the industry to date, Philip Morris International (PMI) said that it was prepared to “protect its rights in the courts and to seek fair compensation” over the damage done to its business by a standardised packa
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 07:43
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FDA plan to regulate cigars, other tobacco products could jeopardize Black & Mild brand name

In a filing made public Monday, Richmond-based Altria Group Inc., which owns Black & Mild maker John Middleton Co., voiced concerns that the proposal may force them to abandon or change the brand name. The company argues the brand name isn't intended to
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 11, 2014 15:08
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Globally, Philip Morris is a smoking buy

Philip Morris does a great job of selling a product that is highly addictive and unhealthy. If that makes you queasy, take a pass. If you believe in free choice, though, this is a good name to put in your portfolio right now — for market outperformance, a
CBS MarketWatch
added Aug 11, 2014 12:01
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Big Tobacco Tries to Don A New Look: Are You Buying?

rebranding its tarred image — pitching “smokeless” e-cigarettes, embracing the mantra “harm reduction,” and funding science that could turn tobacco plants into life-saving medicine. That tactical shift, not surprisingly, has cultivated cynics like anti-t
NBC News
added Aug 10, 2014 21:44
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7-Eleven first big battleground for e-cigs

The first significant fight for electronic cigarette market share between the Big 3 tobacco manufacturers features a national convenience store chain as a key battleground. MarkTen, the e-cig brand by Philip Morris USA, recently began being sold in 7-Ele
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 13:12
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Middleton Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements (PDF) (15 MB)

Altria Group, Inc.
added Aug 21, 2014 01:34
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