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[Virginia] A "long -term evolution" for tobacco giant: 10 years after opening, Altria's research center in Richmond tackles changing environment

“This has been an analog business for hundreds of years,” he said of tobacco. “If you look at cigars, cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, I would call that the analog execution of tobacco.” “Now what you have is digital involvement in the tobacco space,”
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 28, 2017 05:03
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Altria ups dividend despite U.S. nicotine proposal hit to shares

raised its dividend by 8.2 percent on Thursday, signaling the company did not expect a U.S. government proposal to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to threaten its ability to make the payment to shareholders. The increase, which was widely anticipated by in
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2017 19:13
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three million smokers around the world switch to IQOS, Philip Morris’ first commercialized heated tobacco product

Philip Morris Singapore Pte Ltd, an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) has just announced that approximately three million smokers have already switched to IQOS, its first heated tobacco product to be successfully commercialized, making a new
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Aug 25, 2017 02:28
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Tobacco giant asks the FDA to approve 'less risky' cigarette

Given the tobacco industry’s history of questionable scientific practices over the years, Dave Dobbins, chief operating officer at Truth Initiative, said the FDA should review the company’s toxicology tests and replicate them before approving this altern
The Hill
added Aug 23, 2017 15:28
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Alcohol-flavoured tobacco products

Brands by major tobacco companies (eg, Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco) were well represented among alcohol-flavoured cigars & cigarillos with five companies offering a total of 17 brands. Conclusions The widespread availability of alcohol-flavoured toba
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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Philip Morris International CEO cheers U.S. FDA tobacco proposal

"one of the best articulated positions in many years," Andre Calantzopoulos... PMI has invested billions of dollars in electronic cigarettes and other alternative nicotine delivery devices, including products that heat rather than burn tobacco. Most of t
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 15:29
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lawmakers to discuss raising HNB tobacco consumption tax

Lawmakers are set to discuss increasing the individual consumption tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products Tuesday, raising questions about how changing taxes will affect consumer prices of heated tobacco sticks. “If the consumption tax on heated t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:29
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[Florida] Smoker Fights To Keep Fee Award In $35M Case ($$)

A smoker who won an award of attorneys' fees and costs on top of a $35 million jury award asked the Florida Supreme Court Friday to reject an appeal of the fee award by Philip Morris and Liggett, arguing that there is no divide in the lower courts on whet
Law360
added Aug 24, 2017 04:03
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[Switzerland, UK-Scotland] SNP MSP criticised for taking hospitality from ciggie giant

Richard Lyle reportedly accepted over £800 in travel and accommodation from Philip Morris International (PMI) despite the fact the company fought the Scottish Government’s policy of plain packaging on cigarettes. Lyle visited the firm's Swiss factory to
Third Force News (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:18
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Smoke-free GCC? Why a new heat-not-burn cigarette may make smoking less harmful

One of the biggest tobacco companies in the world is hoping to introduce a ‘smoke-free’ cigarette to the GCC that will encourage the region’s four-million smokers to switch to a potentially less harmful product.... to stand for ‘I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking’,
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:32
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