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[Australia] ARGENT: Talking Point: Tobacco gangs push black market

We need a comprehensive, independent review of the full impacts of plain packaging, and the growing black market in tobacco is too large to be ignored...Argent is director of corporate affairs at tobacco company Philip Morris Limited.
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Jan 2, 2015 22:53

[Florida] Top 10 Civil Justice Stories of 2014

6. Philip Morris Ordered to Pay $26 Million in Tobacco Lawsuit / Why It’s Big... / What Did We Learn? The tobacco industry, despite its vast war chest, is beatable in court, especially when it comes to the deceptive marketing practices employed by the in
The Legal Examiner
added Dec 31, 2014 16:42

[California] Cook: Dying for a smoke

at University of California at Davis... I accepted an invitation as writer-in-residence at D-Q University..."Smoke," was followed by "use it in a sacred way." As I bent down to examine the fine print, I read the name of a cigarette manufacturer, Philip M
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 30, 2014 14:27

MEURER: Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP

Phillip Morris suit... is being prosecuted through the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, DC. The ICSID is chaired by the president of the World Bank and funded from the Bank's budget. It is a supranation
added Dec 30, 2014 14:09

[Australia, Europe, Switzerland] Universität Zürich lässt «Review» einer Studie durch Philip Morris zu [University of Zurich can "review" a study by Philip Morris]

Philip Morris is sponsoring a study by the University of Zurich - and this gives the tobacco Multi amazing rights...."University Agrees that, prior to submission to publisher of a manuscript ...University shall forward to PMIM 30 days prior to planned pu
Angeli's Views (thomas angeli blog)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:57

Altria: Big Tobacco Company Is Slowly Vaporizing In Smoke (MO)

Expanding margin but unstable growth: From 2007 to 2014, Altria's EBITDA margin has grown steadily from 33% to 48%, reflecting the success of the Marlboro brand and consumer's price inelasticity. However, its pricing power does not translate into stable r
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Dec 28, 2014 14:27

[Switzerland] Race to Deliver Nicotine’s Punch, With Less Risk

Scientists at Philip Morris International are experimenting with ways to deliver nicotine — Big Tobacco’s addictive lifeblood — that are less hazardous than cigarettes but still pack the drug’s punch and smoking’s other pleasures. The smoking carousels,
New York Times
added Dec 25, 2014 01:29

[Massachusetts] Judge Sets Stage for Boston Tobacco Trial Next Spring

A Boston federal judge has narrowed an eight-year-old class action filed by smokers who want cigarette maker Philip Morris USA Inc. to pay for early-stage lung cancer detection. U.S. District Judge Denise Casper has “cleared the decks for the trial we’v
National Law Journal
added Dec 22, 2014 14:12

[Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging laws: the Australian experience

The Australian Government did not acquire any proprietary benefit from the imposition of the TPP Act on the plaintiffs. Accordingly the constitutional challenge to the TPP Act failed. ...Philip Morris Asia (incorporated in Hong Kong) allegedly only purcha
added Dec 21, 2014 20:12

Reynolds, Altria will prohibit under-16 workers in tobacco fields

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Altria Group Inc. confirmed Friday their future contracts with tobacco growers, starting in 2015, will prohibit the hiring of anyone under age 16 to work in their fields.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:09
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