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[Australia] 'Thank you for smoking': Leyonhjelm confirms Philip Morris backing

Liberal Democratic senator gives speech praising smokers but it emerges party accepted tens of thousands of dollars from tobacco giant in 2013 election
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 2, 2014 09:09
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An Overview Of The U.S. Tobacco Market

tactics used by the US manufacturers during the later part of the twentieth century were both deceitful and the spread of misinformation led to an inordinate amount of preventable deaths. However, this article is not to focus on the moral aspects of smoki
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 1, 2014 16:54
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[Europe] UK Tobacco Giant Philip Morris is Highest-Spending EU Lobbyist

A new and comprehensive raft of data has shed some light on the murky world of European Union lobbyists, revealing tobacco giant Philip Morris International is the company that spent the most money lobbying EU politicians in 2013.
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:06
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[Europe] Philip Morris tops NGOs' lobbying spending table

Philip Morris' media relations manager Iro Antoniadou told EurActiv, "It is hardly surprising that an organisation actively advocated for its views when relevant policy issues were being debated, and then reported this activity accordingly in the Transpa
EurActiv
added Oct 1, 2014 06:38
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How Is Philip Morris Doing In Russia?

Philip Morris and its rival Japan Tobacco had each picked up a 20% stake in the large Russian cigarette distributor Megapolis in December 2013. Japan Tobacco, with its signature brand Winston, has a 36% share of the Russian cigarette market, roughly 10 pe
Trefis
added Sep 30, 2014 14:53
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Why big tobacco is playing it safe | Talking Numbers

Did big tobacco grow a big heart, or is its latest warnings to consumers about e-cigarettes merely a cynical way to inoculate tobacco companies from further lawsuits?
Yahoo! Finance
added Oct 1, 2014 06:23
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Big tobacco companies are putting big warning labels on their e-cigarettes

the New York Times discovered something kind of weird about them: MarkTen, along with the other e-cigarette brands produced by Big Tobacco companies, feature warnings that are sometimes several degrees more severe than those on the same corporations' trad
The Washington Post
added Sep 29, 2014 15:57
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[Florida] Physician Says Engle Progeny Suit Smoker Died Because of Nicotine Addiction

Plaintiff's addiction expert, Dr. Shannon Miller, testifies that Jay Morse was severely addicted to nicotine and that his addiction ultimately caused his smoking-related death. Morse's widow Pearl is suing R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris in this Engle p
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2014 15:17
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Florida jury holds Philip Morris USA accountable for its actions in Federal Court

Clearly outraged by evidence of Philip Morris’ conduct in targeting children, the jury awarded over $20 million in punitive damages and added fourteen cents to the total. Judith Berger, as did her now-deceased twin sister, developed severe chronic obstru
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Sep 25, 2014 18:29
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Illinois Supreme Court to hear appeal over reinstatement of $10B verdict in cigarette lawsuit

The high court, which has thrown out the verdict at least once, decided Wednesday it would hear arguments involving the April opinion by the Mount Vernon-based 5th District Appellate Court, Supreme Court spokesman Joe Tybor confirmed Thursday. The appell
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2014 13:22
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