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Richman Led Kraft in 1980s and Tried to Revive Tupperware

As chief executive of Kraft Inc. in the 1980s, John Richman oversaw some of America’s best-known food brands...cigarette maker Philip Morris Cos. agreed to chomp down Kraft for $13.1 billion, at that time one of the biggest takeovers ever.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[New Zealand] Legality of tobacco product in question

Two of the world’s largest tobacco companies are at odds over whether a new tobacco product being launched in New Zealand is illegal....at a launch party for the product in Auckland last month. There was free alcohol at the event, which he said was run b
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:48
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette advertising affecting kids as young as six

Multinational cigarette companies are not only breaking advertisement laws by targeting youth, but also taking benefit of the unregulated cigarette industry through pressure tactics. Resultantly, these manufacturers are reaping billions, while cleverly di
Daily Times (pk)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:48
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[UK] Big Tobacco’s technology battle heats up

analysts say PMI is winning the race to produce heat-not-burn products. And they say the category is “a key catalyst” for consolidation in the tobacco industry, describing it is one of the driving forces behind British American Tobacco’s $47bn offer for r
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 10, 2017 06:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PMFTC looks to expand in Mindanao, says Agri chief

is eyeing to expand in Mindanao, seeing the area’s favorable climate conditions as viable for tobacco leaves cultivation, according to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol. “They’re looking at Mindanao for expansion areas because of the favorable clima
Business World (ph)
added Jan 9, 2017 20:47
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[Europe] Philip Morris International, Inc.'s Worst Move in 2016

Failing to reach agreement with the European Union opened up the company to brand-new litigation risks.
Motley Fool
added Jan 9, 2017 18:57
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Altria Settles Vaping Dispute, Reynolds Moves Ahead at PTAB

Subsidiaries for tobacco companies Imperial Brands and Altria jointly filed Jan. 4 to end two patent infringement lawsuits even as Reynolds American Inc. has made progress in challenges to two of Imperial’s e-cigarette patents
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:37
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Value of 'heat not burn' smoking technology stalling BAT buyout

The slow-burn negotiations between British American Tobacco (BAT) and Reynolds, the American maker of Camel cigarettes, towards a £38bn merger are stuck on the value of new technology, it has been claimed. BAT, which already owns 42pc of Reynolds, bid $
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:32
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Will 2017 Be Philip Morris International, Inc.'s Worst Year Yet?

2017 has plenty of potential for Philip Morris International, and despite the issues above, there are reasons for optimism. Nevertheless, if these key factors go wrong for the company, 2017 could be one of the worst years Philip Morris has ever faced.
Motley Fool
added Jan 7, 2017 19:44
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[Florida] FL Appeals Court Orders Cuts in Pair of Awards Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris

A Florida appellate court this week cut a pair of Engle awards against the country’s two biggest tobacco companies, after concluding the trial judge in each case erred in not reducing their compensatory damages.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 7, 2017 02:31
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