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5 Highlights From Philip Morris International's Strong Quarter

Philip Morris has survived well even in a tough environment for the international tobacco specialist. The optimism and initiative that Philip Morris executives have shown bodes well for the stock's long-term prospects, as the company is well-poised to me
Motley Fool
added Jul 22, 2015 15:23

Russia's recession is so bad it's changing people's smoking habits

"The decline in cigarette industry volume accelerated to 4.2% in the quarter resulting in a June year-to-date decrease of 6.5%. We now expect a full year decline towards the lower end of our 8% to 10% forecast range," said Jacek Olczak, CFO of Phillip Mo
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2015 16:09

California legislators side with tobacco industry

two decades later, there are clear signs that the powerful industry’s deep pockets are once again quietly influencing legislation in the halls of the Capitol. Since 2013, tobacco companies contributed $173,100 to members of the Assembly’s 21-member Gover
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Jul 20, 2015 09:40

[Florida] Appeals Court Sides With Tobacco Co. In Smoker Suit

A Jacksonville jury last year found the tobacco company was 5 percent liable in the death of Robert Reider but did not award damages to Reider’s widow, Barbara. In an appeal, Barbara Reider’s attorneys argued that the jury had reached an “unlawful compro
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Jul 19, 2015 20:51

Awash in Big Tobacco cash, California legislators side with tobacco industry

Since 2013, tobacco companies contributed $173,100 to members of the Assembly's 21-member Governmental Organization committee, which recently gutted legislation that sought to limit the marketing and use of electronic cigarettes by defining them as tobac
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 18, 2015 11:25

[Florida] University Experts Renew Denials of Links Between Tobacco and Disease

Willard E. Fee Jr....suggested Listerine mouthwash as an alternative cause of Ms. Hetzner’s cancer...Merrill A. Biel...Kim R. Jones...Philip Morris...suggested...Jackler has undisclosed ties to plaintiffs’ lawyers...president of the American Head and Neck
The Chronicle of Higher Education
added Jul 17, 2015 17:41

[Oregon] Appellate court rules jurors acted reasonably in $25 million tobacco lawsuit

The appeals court likened Philip Morris’ role in the death of smoker Michelle Schwarz to “manslaughter” under Oregon law, had it been litigated in criminal court.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2015 17:36

The Market For Tobacco Alternatives Continues To Evolve

Philip Morris has several drivers such as the strategic and licensing partnership, strong marketing campaigns and the strategic plans on key growth driving regions. Further, it is consistently buying back stock and it pays huge dividends to shareholders.
added Jul 17, 2015 17:35

[Australia] POE: Junk Explained: Everything You Need To Know About The Trans-Pacific Partnership

plain-packaging laws work – they definitely reduce the sale of cigarettes and improve public health. Philip Morris knows this, and they’re attempting to use ISDS to strongarm their way back into higher profits in Australia. The TPP will likely make such
Junkee (au)
added Jul 17, 2015 15:47

[Canada, USA] Calling their own bluff

Philip Morris International was scheduled to report on its Second Quarter...they don't seem to intend to force...(Rothmans, Benson and Hedges) into bankruptcy. The parent company will instead absorb the costs of this initial payment - and has warned share
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 17, 2015 12:31
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