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[Florida] Jurors Level $4.5M Verdict Against Tobacco Companies for Ex-Smoker's 20-Year Cancer Battle

Mary Cooper, a smoker for more than 40 years, sued cigarette makers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, claiming they conspired to hide the dangers of smoking, leading to Cooper’s nicotine addiction and ultimately causing the lung and laryngeal cancer she h
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:15
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[District of Columbia] DC Circ. Urged To Revive Philip Morris FCA Suit ($$)

The relator in a False Claims Act suit alleging Philip Morris Inc. overcharged the Pentagon for cigarettes urged the D.C. Circuit Monday to revive his complaint for a second time, saying his allegations had not been publicly revealed before filing suit.
added Sep 8, 2015 10:18

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Caused Businessman's Fatal Cancer, Jury Told

Plaintiffs' attorney Juan Bauta of The Ferraro Law Firm told jurors in Miami that the companies specifically advertised to the Hispanic community in Miami, including many Cuban exiles such as Rafael Suarez. Bauta described Suarez as a hardworking father
added Sep 8, 2015 10:15

[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34

[Asia-pacific, Australia] CASALE: Another Huge Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Problem Arises

Phillip Morris is suing Australia for their plain packaging laws for “loss profits.” They can do so under the Australia and Hong Kong’s trade treaty. ISDS is absolutely horrible and gives multinationals way too much power and the ability to sue any gover
Economy in Crisis
added Sep 4, 2015 23:48

[Asia] Tobacco industry awaits a roadmap: Alejandro Paschalides, MD Philip Morris (Pakistan)

Alex talks about how the government of Pakistan is losing billions in revenues due to illicit cigarettes sticks being sold across the country, and how his firm can join hands with the government to help curb the illicit industry. He also briefly talks abo
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:30


Over 150 senior Australian academics... CEO of the PHAA, Michael Moore says,“We know from experience with tobacco companies that some of the clauses provide opportunities for multi-nationals to bully federal, state, territory and local governments to weak
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:50
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[New York] Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of Presentation at Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

will host a live audio webcast of the company’s remarks and question-and-answer session by Jacek Olczak, Chief Financial Officer, at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference at on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at approximately 1:
Business Wire
added Sep 1, 2015 13:22

[Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Utah] Should airports snuff out smoking rooms?

“Given all the science that we have and the fact that so many cities and states are working towards going smoke-free, the fact that airports aren’t going in that direction more quickly is disconcerting,” said Cynthia Hallett, executive director of Americ
USA Today
added Aug 31, 2015 13:44

[Australia, UK-Scotland] HASTINGS: We got an FOI request from Big Tobacco – here’s how it went

It stretched us almost to breaking point...When the press publicised the story of the FOI request, the outcry was immediate and cacophonous. An editorial in the Daily Record captured the mood as only a tabloid can: Hell should freeze over before a cigar
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:18
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