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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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B.C. Appeal Court orders province to give up data in smoking lawsuit

upheld a lower court order that Phillip Morris must have access to the raw data used by the province in 2001 when it launched its lawsuit against 13 tobacco companies, including Phillip Morris. The lawsuit seeks repayment of health-care expenses for trea
Canadian Press
added Feb 15, 2017 01:26
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Files Annual Report on Form 10-K

today informs its stockholders its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 14, 2017 19:39
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists empower Yogyakarta residents to show their true colors and reject tobacco industry exploitation

Global public health experts Vital Strategies today congratulated health advocates, artists and the people of Kali Code village, Yogyakarta, on the unveiling of "Show Your True Colors," a community project to paint anti-tobacco graphic murals (designed by
Antara News (id)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:34
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BIRR: New Cigarette Alternative ‘Significantly’ Cuts Health Risks

Two tobacco companies are pioneering the method with “heat not burn” (HNB) products that are currently only available overseas. New research evaluating the impact of HNB devices on overall health are bolstering their image as a harm reduction product th
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:18
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, BAT fined $260 million for illegal cigarette hoarding

South Korea hiked its cigarette prices by 2,000 won starting in January 2015, saying the increase will help discourage smoking. An audit showed that the foreign firms stocked up on their tobacco at warehouses before the price was raised and released them
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 13, 2017 14:30
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[North Carolina] Big Tobacco is back trying to influence elections – especially in NC

activity was its steepest in 14 years, as it spent more than $1.1 million to support Grow NC Strong, a group that attacked Deborah Ross, who ran an unsuccessful challenge against Sen. Richard Burr...attack ad against Ross that had nothing to do with tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Feb 11, 2017 17:12
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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong: Donors

1 Rai Services Co $1,100,000 $0 $1,100,000 / 7 Altria Client Services $25,000 $0 $25,000 / 10 Alliance One International $10,000 $0 $10,000
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:55
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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong

Discloses Donors? YES Viewpoint: CONSERVATIVE Type of group: SUPER PAC Supports: Thom Tillis (R-NC) Grand Total Spent on 2016 Federal Elections: $1,273,880
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:53
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[Asia, Korea - South] Foreign tobacco firms levied taxes on profit from hoarded cigarettes

two foreign tobacco companies accused of pocketing profits by hoarding...The National Tax Service and the Ministry of Interior ordered Philip Morris Korea to pay 218 billion won in taxes and British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea 89 million won, and plan t
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 10, 2017 23:46
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