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BAT’s Bid for Reynolds May Spur Final Wave of Big Tobacco M&A

could herald a final wave of industry consolidation as rivals will need to link up to compete with the world’s largest listed tobacco company. As the number of publicly traded big tobacco companies gets whittled down, only a few possible combinations rema
Bloomberg News
added Oct 21, 2016 15:18
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[Africa, South Africa] Marlboro and Boxer tobacco brand shuts production amid wage strike

Philip Morris International‚ has suspended production at its Boksburg factory in the East Rand‚ where some workers are on strike. Workers at the company have been on strike for over a month demanding a 10 percent salary increase. Company spokeswoman‚ Ru
Times LIVE (za)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Philip Morris fearless about going smokeless

more than 2 million heater units had been sold, raising iQOS' share of the Japanese cigarette market to more than 4%. Miroslaw Zielinski, the company's president for Reduced-Risk Products, said the pace of market penetration is unprecedented.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:58
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Russo vs. Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R.J. Reynolds: An Appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County (PDF)

wherein the estate maintained an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was a legal cause of plaintiff’s disease and death. Finding no merit to the claims of error raised, we affirm the final judgment and therefore find no need to and do not, address
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 20, 2016 16:59
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Upholds Defense Verdict In Smoker Suit ($$)

affirmed a defense verdict in favor of Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit, concluding that the issues raised in an appeal brought by the daughters of a smoker who died of lung...
Law360
added Oct 19, 2016 21:06
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[Africa, South Africa] Striking workers burn tyres outside tobacco company

Striking workers at Philip Morris International‚ a tobacco company‚ have blocked the main road leading to the company’s factory in Boksburg with burning tyres on Wednesday.
Times LIVE (za)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:55
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[Philippines] Is Philip Morris About to Be Crippled by This Smoking Ban?

A NEW PUBLIC SMOKING BAN IS ABOUT TO GO INTO EFFECT IN THE PHILIPPINES, WHERE TOBACCO GIANT PHILIP MORRIS OWNS NEARLY THREE-QUARTERS OF THE MARKET.
Motley Fool
added Oct 19, 2016 18:44
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Retailer interest in heat-not-burn cigarettes rising despite lack of product

“Nearly 60 percent of retailers are optimistic about the future of reduced-risk products,” Herzog said. “Interest in heat-not-burn technologies and iQOS specifically has increased.”... Reynolds Vapor spokesman Jacob McConnico said Vibe offers more liquid
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 19, 2016 17:21
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[Australia] Govt won't reveal tobacco case costs

A crossbench senator is threatening to take the health department to an independent tribunal if it keeps refusing to reveal how much it spent fighting tobacco giant Philip Morris over plain packaging laws. Nick Xenophon wants to know what it cost taxpay
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11
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Big tobacco money dominates home stretch for Colorado ballot initiatives

Another infusion of money from big tobacco dominated the campaign finance reports filed this week for Colorado’s statewide ballot initiatives, as opponents to a proposed tax increase on cigarettes and other tobacco products pumped $6.2 million more into
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 19, 2016 16:45
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