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Philip Morris's 'smoke-free' cigarette seems unlikely to ignite in Australia

which professes it wants a smoke-free future, is facing major regulatory obstacles to its plan to introduce to Australia a new cigarette that eliminates smoke by heating tobacco rather than burning it. The product, which Philip Morris International says
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 17, 2017 23:46
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[Florida] $5.4M Verdict, Plus Potential Punitives, Slaps Tobacco Cos. for Woman's Lung Cancer Death

Jurors awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages to the family of a 2-pack-a-day smoker who died of lung cancer, and found punitive damages potentially warranted after concluding the nation's largest tobacco companies concealed the dangers of the cigar
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:30
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[Canada] ARCHIVE: B.C. Appeal Court orders province to give up data in smoking lawsuit

The British Columbia government must hand over information about patients that tobacco giant Phillip Morris International says it needs to fight the province’s efforts to recover health-care costs from tobacco-related diseases. In a unanimous decision
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 21, 2017 04:41
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[Florida] Mistrial In Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Claim Against Philip Morris, After Prospective Juror Shares News of $20M Award in Similar Case

because a prospective juror shared information during voir dire about a prior $20 million award in a similar case. Martin v. Philip Morris, et al., 07-34267-CA. Judge Jose Rodriguez, of Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit, granted the tobacco giant’s motio
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:55
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Philip Morris International Inc. to Webcast Presentation at Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference

Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Canada] Tobacco giant wins round in health-costs fight

In a unanimous decision released Tuesday, the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a lower court order that Phillip Morris be given access to the raw data used by the province in 2001 when it filed its lawsuit against 13 tobacco companies. "Trial fairness requir
Canadian Press
added Feb 15, 2017 15:00
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[Asia, India] RANJAN/ANAND: Sharpening the fight against tobacco

However, this proposal has not gone down well with the American tobacco giant, Philip Morris International (PMI), which has invested in the Indian tobacco market through a licensing agreement with Godfrey Phillips India. Additionally, the Swiss affiliate
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Thailand] Philip Morris Facing More Thai Tax Evasion Charges ($$)

announced a widening Tuesday of the government of Thailand’s long-running criminal investigation seeking billions of dollars in potential penalties based on allegations the company deliberately shorted cigarette import prices to avoid full taxation.
Law360
added Feb 16, 2017 00:57
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[Indonesia] Thailand Slaps Philip Morris With More Tax Evasion Charges

The country claims the company under-declared the value of cigarettes imported from Indonesia and is seeking about $562 million in fines
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 15, 2017 16:20
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Florida High Court Stays Review Of $17M Award Pending 2 Other Cases ($$)

stayed a case in which a jury awarded $5.7 million in compensatory damages and $11.6 million in punitive damages to the widow of a longtime smoker who alleged that his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer were caused by his addicti
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:00
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