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[Czech Republic] BRIEF-Czech Philip Morris reports jump in H1 profit

* Czech tobacco group Philip Morris CR says H1 consolidated revenues czk 5.8 billion and net income czk 1.6 billion, up 7 percent and 24.7 percent respectively * says total cigarette market increased by 1.3% and 4.2% in the Czech Republic and Slovakia,
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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CHAPMAN: Tobacco giant wants to eliminate smoking. . . and pigs might fly [FREE FULL TEXT]

the breathtaking arrogance of Philip Morris and Yach shunning WHO’s article 5.3 on industry interference in the [FCTC] supported by 180 nations will surely steel the resolve of thousands of researchers to continue to shun money obtained from tobacco sales
British Medical Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 22:54
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Challenge Use Of Engle Findings In High Court ($$)

Tobacco companies are pitching their arguments that federal law bars smokers from using the landmark Engle tobacco class action's jury findings to establish strict liability and negligence claims once more, this time in three appeals to the U.S. Supreme C
Law360
added Sep 27, 2017 21:58
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Suit By Smoker's Widow to Blow Back into Florida Court After 2016 Hurricane Caused Mistrial

Wallace v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-052862. As Hurricane Matthew bore down on Florida’s east coast, Judge George Maxwell, of Florida’s 18th Judicial Circuit, declared a mistrial early last October in Fontaine Wallace’s claim that a tobacco industry conspir
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:59
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[Canada] Big Tobacco looks for its fix with new technology shift

Andre Calantzopoulos is out to convince you he hates smoking. A former pack-a-day smoker for years, he preaches a harm-reduction approach to ridding the world of cigarettes. And he believes that new electronic alternatives can play a big role in getting
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 20:20
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[California] BIG TOBACCO TAKES CIGARETTE LIST PRICE INCREASES

The top tobacco companies in the United States have taken increases on their cigarette list prices, as well as some smokeless brands. According to Wells Fargo Securities LLC, Altria Group Inc.'s Philip Morris USA led the way with $10 a pack — a 2 to 3 per
Convenience Store News
added Sep 23, 2017 14:30
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[North Carolina] Philip Morris USA plans 10-cent per pack increase in cigarettes

again testing the elasticity of their customers’ disposable income in a sluggish economy. This time, Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company are raising their traditional cigarette list prices Sunday by 10 cents, up 3 cents from the typical p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 23, 2017 00:33
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'There wouldn't be professional women's tennis without her': The Gladys Heldman story

Heldman then persuaded her friend Joe Cullman, chairman of tobacco giant Philip Morris, to provide an additional $2,500 – taking the total pool to $7,500. This contribution secured naming rights for Virginia Slims, a new cigarette brand for women that Ph
WTA - Women's Tennis Association
added Sep 22, 2017 23:57
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[Asia, Pakistan] Ex-industrial workers stage sit-in to seek reinstatement

The sacked employees of Philip Morris Pakistan, Frontier Sugar Mills and Pakistan Tobacco Company on Tuesday took out a procession and staged sit-in outside Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly building to demand their reinstatement with provision of all incentive
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 21, 2017 00:47
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Open Letter from 115 health groups to PMI [latest update September 20, 2017 at 5:43 p.m]

In 1954, Philip Morris promised to “stop business tomorrow” if it became apparent that cigarettes are harmful to health. This promise was repeated for decades, most recently in 1997 by Philip Morris CEO Geoffrey Bible, who responded to the question “What
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:05
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