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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms New Trial In $2M Tobacco Suit ($$)

ruled that the trial court correctly granted the tobacco defendants...a new trial because of closing statements made by counsel for plaintiff David Cohen, who sued the companies on behalf of his deceased wife Helen Cohen.
added Sep 8, 2016 03:15

Altria Presents at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference; Reaffirms Full-Year Earnings Guidance

is participating today in the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Billy Gifford, Altria’s Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the company’s business fundamentals, financial goals and strategies.
Business Wire
added Sep 7, 2016 16:18

Some Arkansas smokers are in for some cash

Philip Morris has reached a $45 million settlement with the state, which charged the company deceptively marketed the cigarettes as healthier than regular cigarettes. Philip Morris denied any wrongdoing, and the court did not decide who is right.
Consumer Affairs
added Sep 7, 2016 15:22

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe, UK] Tobacco on the back foot?

many continue to file large numbers of applications for figurative, logo and colour marks covering cigarettes and tobacco in class 34. This may suggest tobacco companies are optimistic the WTO will find the TPPA in breach of Australia’s obligations under
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:20


(PMI) is investing in the development and assessment of Reduced-Risk Products (RRPs)*, a range of non-combustible alternatives to cigarettes with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison with cigarette smoking. This Scient
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:15

Philip Morris International Releases First “Update” on Their Scientific Research to Develop and Assess Potentially Reduced-Risk Products

today releases the first Reduced-Risk Product (RRP) Scientific Update, a regular publication on its research efforts to develop and assess a range of potentially reduced-risk alternatives to cigarettes.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:09

[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04

[Europe, UK] Tobacco giant PMI names ex-pharma comms man Liam English as global PR chief

has hired former senior pharma industry, Department of Health and Cabinet Office comms figure Liam English as director corporate communications. His appointment is part of a communications restructure under Thibaud that followed the death earlier this yea
PR Week US
added Sep 5, 2016 18:29

[Ireland] LYNCH: Is there a profitable future selling tobacco?

how does it continue to face down the global clamour against tobacco? The Uruguay case and the worldwide fashion for banning smoking in public places spearheaded here in Ireland can only mean that tobacco is in the long run, a 'busted docket'.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 5, 2016 18:21

A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?

Documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new requirement that most e-cigarettes already on sale in the United States be evaluated retroactively to determine
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 13:33
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