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[Australia] LETTERS: Philip Morris should not be interfering with Uruguay’s public health legislation

the burden of proof should be on PMI to demonstrate that it is not a legitimate public health measure to ban the advertising of tobacco and otherwise limit its sale (all tobacco, on a non-discriminatory basis) instead of challenging the Uruguayan governme
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:49
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[Massachusetts] Smokers Seek $600M In Marlboro Lights False Ad Trial ($$)

200,000 Massachusetts smokers on Monday urged a state judge to award it more than $600 million in its suit alleging Philip Morris USA Inc. falsely advertised Marlboro Lights cigarettes delivered less tar and nicotine to users, saying that the product was
Law360
added Nov 24, 2015 21:24
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[Massachusetts] Smokers Seek $600M In Marlboro Lights False Ad Trial ($$)

A class of nearly 200,000 Massachusetts smokers on Monday urged a state judge to award it more than $600 million in its suit alleging Philip Morris USA Inc. falsely advertised Marlboro Lights cigarettes delivered less tar and nicotine to users, saying tha
Law360
added Nov 24, 2015 15:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] 141 employees of cigarette firm to be sacked in Swabi, Charsadda

Citing illicit cigarette trade in the country, the Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited on Sunday announced that 141 of its employees were being laid off from its leaf purchasing and processing operations.
The News (pk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:23
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[Asia, Pakistan] After closing plant Philip Morris now fires 141 employees

had shut its cigarette manufacturing plants in the country in Feb this year, has fired its 141 employees from Purchasing and Processing Departments mainly due to increasing cost in Pakistan...with high taxes, it was not possible for the company to compete
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 23, 2015 02:49
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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] Editorial: The Trans-Pacific Partnership has too many flaws

America’s Philip Morris is challenging stricter tobacco regulations in Uruguay. Those courts are skewed toward corporations to the detriment of individuals and workers. Making them a cornerstone of trade in the Pacific is a mistake.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 23, 2015 01:52
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How blu Electronic Cigarettes' Explosive Growth Went Up in Smoke

Given the competition that Altria and Reynolds American brought to the industry, the decision to sell blu seems to have been prescient. Now, it'll be up to Imperial to see whether it can restore blu's leadership position in the U.S. and make it a true int
Motley Fool
added Nov 23, 2015 00:02
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $8M For Pilot's Bladder Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A retired pilot who developed bladder cancer and heart and lung diseases after smoking for decades urged a Florida jury Friday to award him more than $8 million in compensatory damages against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, saying the tobacco companies
Law360
added Nov 21, 2015 19:38
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[Australia] Illegal tobacco black market currently at 14.3 per cent

The amount of illegal ‘chop chop’ and cigarettes consumed in Australia represents 14.3 per cent of total tobacco consumption according to the latest Illicit tobacco in Australia report prepared by KPMG LLP in the UK. The report is prepared for British A
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:07
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[Asia-pacific, UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Philip Morris: we are defending our business, not attacking human rights

A reminder to calm the rhetoric: PMI has brought only two ISDS cases among over 600 reported cases...Governments that respect the rule of law have nothing to fear from the possibility of independent, objective review of regulatory measures.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 20, 2015 15:04
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