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[Australia] KONCZAL: Free Trade Isn’t about Trade. It’s About Bureaucrats—and Guns.

provisions that are designed less for trade, and more about replacing public bureaucrats with private, corporate ones....Let’s dig into an example. In 2011, Australia passed the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011...globalization...about piling private burea
The Nation
added Mar 24, 2015 20:24
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Special Report: When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

The health warning on a MarkTen electronic cigarette package is 116 words long...Big tobacco companies have pushed for a range of controls on e-cigarettes. ... Big tobacco companies say their goal in pushing for firm control is not to hurt smaller competi
Reuters
added Mar 24, 2015 03:32
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[Ireland, Norway, UK] As Europe adopts Australia's plain packaging reforms, big tobacco fights back

"I haven't seen the industry as ferocious about anything in more than 40 years," says Prof Daube. "They clearly do see it as a massive threat, especially now that so many dominos are falling."... Also this week, billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomb
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:54
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Dominion Virginia Power to Install Virginia's Largest Solar Installation to Date at Philip Morris USA

Dominion is currently installing about 8,000 ground-mounted solar panels at the PM USA Park 500 facility on Bermuda Hundred Road in Chesterfield County. When completed, the 2,450 kW solar array will generate enough electricity under optimum conditions to
PR Newswire
added Mar 18, 2015 16:49
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[Illinois] LETTER: Dey misses point on smoking suit

News-Gazette columnist Jim Dey misses the point of the class-action lawsuit consumers brought against Philip Morris over fraudulent claims regarding the health effects of so-called "light" cigarettes ...Deceptive advertising practices are illegal, period
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Mar 18, 2015 16:42
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Philip Morris International Inc. Presents at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe (CAGE) Conference

The presentation and Q&A session are being webcast live, in a listen-only mode, beginning at approximately 10:15 a.m. local time (6:15 a.m. ET), at www.pmi.com/webcasts. An archived copy of the webcast, together with presentation remarks and slides, will
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 17, 2015 12:22
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[Australia, Hong Kong] Transpacific Partnership concerns a scare campaign, Trade Minister Andrew Robb says

An ISDS allowed cigarette company Phillip Morris to take the Australian Government to court in Hong Kong over the tobacco plain packaging laws. Mr Robb said he had not made a decision yet on whether to support the inclusion of an ISDS in the TPP.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:17
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[Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand] TPP - Seek and you will find out

Individuals can access Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) list of FTAs...The ISDS suit by Phillip Morris Australia vs Australia is typical. This negates government's committments under the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Tobacco Control Conv
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Mar 17, 2015 11:15
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Alliance One International Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International to Supply Brazilian Burley Tobaccos

PR Newswire
added Mar 13, 2015 17:13
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Philip Morris International (PMI) Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $1.00 Per Share; Announces Retirement from the Board of Directors

PMI also announced that Carlos Slim Helú will retire from the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in May this year. “Carlos has served on the Board since our spin-off in 2008, and for many years prior to that on the Board of our form
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 11, 2015 16:06
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