Headlines Tagged with Altria/Philip Morris — 12,351 headlines found
Boies himself argued before the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of cigarette companies …his daughter Caryl… died in 2010 of lung cancer at the age of 48. She had been a smoker. Asked how he squares this terrible loss with his continuing labors for tobacco
May 12, 2015 Bloomberg News
added May 13, 2015 10:04
Warren evidently crossed some line in Obamaland when she suggested the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal would give corporations free rein…. Phillip Morris is currently using ISDS to challenge regulations in foreign countries on packaging cigarettes wi
May 12, 2015 The Daily Beast
added May 12, 2015 20:05
corporate lawyers figured out how to make these things very valuable for big corporations. In 2012 alone, there were 53 ISDS disputes...Australia and Uruguay tried to implement antismoking laws, got sued by Phillip Morris. Canada tried to deny a mining co
May 12, 2015 National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 12, 2015 19:52
A trial lawyer and his boss did something surprising: They saved a $5 million jury award by admitting error to judges. A loss would have been a significant upset for the plaintiffs' side of tobacco litigation and a signal victory for defense forces.
May 11, 2015 floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added May 11, 2015 14:41
[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Once Philip Morris Workers, Now They Clamp Down On Uruguay's Smokers
"They gathered us all, and officially and without any previous warning, tell us that management had decided to close the factory down," he says. The reason they gave was the excessive regulation of smoking in Uruguay....
May 8, 2015 National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2015 17:11
If Congress passes what’s known as the “fast-track” bill next week .... binds Congress into an up or down vote... if it comes down to a simple “yes” or “no,” Warren’s famous touch, however powerful, might not be enough.
May 7, 2015 TIME Magazine
added May 9, 2015 11:53
indirectly invests part of its $18.8 billion (£12.4 billion) staff pension fund in companies in industries such as coal and tobacco, holdings that clash with the development institution's own calls for ethical and low-carbon investing.
May 4, 2015 Reuters
added May 8, 2015 11:02
United States continues to sit on the sideline...has abandoned developing nations to fight an industry...failure to act on tobacco is something American politicians can be held accountable for—after all, it is American regulation that shifted the market t
May 8, 2015 Harvard Political Review
added May 8, 2015 10:40
Philip Morris International is encouraging the world's 1.3 billion smokers to use products that it claims reduce the risks of smoking, CEO Andre Calantzopoulos said Thursday. The new products, called heat-not-burn, are different than e-cigarettes—which
May 7, 2015 CNBC
added May 7, 2015 14:52
A South Florida appeals court Wednesday upheld a verdict that calls for Philip Morris USA to pay $5 million to a man who suffers heart disease caused by smoking --- but it shielded the cigarette maker from potentially paying punitive damages.
May 7, 2015 WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added May 7, 2015 14:52