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MYERS: Towards more effective FDA premarket review of new tobacco products

The FDA order requiring the removal of Camel Crush Bold from the market stands as an important precedent... The power given to FDA to regulate the introduction of new tobacco products and to prevent changes in existing tobacco products has the potential
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2016 22:48
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[Korea - South] Foreign cigarette firms sue gov't over PX ruling

accusing the government of unfairly prioritizing Korea Tobacco and Ginseng (KT&G) in selecting which cigarettes will be sold at military post exchanges (PX). The two companies also requested that the government also nullify its selection. “The Ministry of
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 9, 2016 03:43
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Edmond De Rothschild (suisse) S.a. Lowers stake in Philip Morris International (PM)

reduced its stake in Philip Morris International by 54.2% during the Q4 period. The investment management company now holds a total of 6,760 shares of Philip Morris International which is valued at $663,629 after selling 8,000 shares in Philip Morris Inte
LA Mirror
added Apr 8, 2016 10:14
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[Missouri] St. Louis jury sides with Philip Morris in class-action suit seeking $1.5 billion

The lawsuit, first filed in 2000, claimed that light cigarette packages promised lower tar and nicotine but were made from the same tobacco as regular cigarettes, and were in fact more dangerous for consumers. Smokers might compensate for the lower nicot
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 8, 2016 04:24
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Ranger International: In this issue: Tobacco stocks as melting ice cubes

the multi-decade growth story in this industry has turned to one of decay. This dynamic includes emerging markets where growth is no longer strong and currencies have become a headwind...why should tobacco stocks be selling at premiums when they historic
MailChimp
added Apr 13, 2016 15:34
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[Missouri] Philip Morris Beats $1.8B Suit Over 'Lights' Marketing ($$)

has notched a win against a Missouri class’s $1.8 billion false ad suit over the company's claims that Marlboro Lights were less harmful than regular cigarettes, with a St. Louis jury finding in favor of the tobacco giant, according to a Thursday...
Law360
added Apr 8, 2016 23:34
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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43
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Vice Squad: 3 Cigarette Stocks Poised for Strong Gains, Analysts Say

It looks like 2016 is going to be a great year for tobacco stocks, analysts at Wells Fargo Securities said in a series of recent reports. And the team of analysts, led by Bonnie Herzog, has an especially bullish position on three members of Real Money's
thestreet.com
added Apr 8, 2016 17:41
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Philip Morris USA Wins Missouri “Lights” Class Action Jury Trial

“The jury correctly rejected plaintiffs’ allegations of misrepresentation and damages,” said Murray Garnick, Altria Client Services senior vice president...“Over the years, we have been very successful in defending these cases on a variety of legal groun
Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 8, 2016 17:40
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[Missouri] Philip Morris Cleared on $1.5B Smoking Case

A city jury found in favor of Philip Morris on Thursday in a $1.5 billion class action filed 16 years ago by cigarette smokers. The class claimed the tobacco giant deceived them into believing light cigarettes were safer than regular cigarettes. The
Courthouse News
added Apr 8, 2016 17:37
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