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Big Tobacco to Spend Millions on Self-Critical Ads in U.S. ($$)

Broadcast television networks and metro newspapers are about to get a boost from an unexpected but familiar source: Big Tobacco. It’s an old media buy to resolve an old fight. Starting as soon as next month, Altria Group Inc. and British American Tobacc
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 3, 2017 13:17
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Big Tobacco to Spend Millions on Self-Critical Ads in U.S.

Starting as soon as next month, Altria Group Inc. and British American Tobacco PLC will begin running court-mandated ads..."Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive," one
Dow Jones Newswires
added Oct 3, 2017 12:59
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Altria, other tobacco companies will run 'corrective statements,' starting in November

The court-ordered “corrective statements” are set to run on television and in newspapers as part of an agreement reached in an 18-year-old federal lawsuit that accused cigarette-makers of deceiving the public. The statements include “Smoking is highly ad
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 3, 2017 02:40
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[Florida] Tobacco manufacturers appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on Engle progeny lawsuits

The manufacturers say in their 432-page petition that they are asking for clarity on whether previous court rulings should be allowed as evidence, as well as whether their due process has been compromised. “While the class put on evidence of myriad purp
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 30, 2017 16:44
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Here is how Big Tobacco is reading the future of smoking

ig Tobacco’s future rests on quickly switching over to cigarette alternatives. Having lost the first-mover’s advantage to much smaller e-cigarette makers, companies like Philip Morris see value in hedging against the fallout of anti-smoking advocacy by, p
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 30, 2017 03:11
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WHO tells governments to reject Philip Morris-funded smoking foundation

The foundation's founder and president-designate, Derek Yach, a former senior official at the WHO, said more collaboration, not less, was needed to win the war on smoking. "I am deeply disappointed, therefore, by WHO's complete mischaracterisation of th
CNBC
added Sep 30, 2017 01:28
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO Co., Petitioners, V. JAMES HARRIS LOURIE: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

This Court is the only forum that can provide petitioners with re­lief from the unconstitutional procedures that have now been endorsed by both the Florida Supreme Court and the en bane Eleventh Circuit. Almost 200 progeny cases have been tri
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 29, 2017 17:33
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[Florida] Philip Morris Marketing Targeted Women, Drove Smoker's Deadly Addiction, Lawyer Says in Cancer Trial

The cigarette addiction that led to a Florida woman’s death was fueled by ads targeting women and smokers looking for a “healthier” choice, a lawyer for the woman’s family said Wednesday, as a rare Florida trial outside the Engle progeny line of lawsuits
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:15
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Philip Morris shuffles management on its quest toward a smoke-free future

The company reorganized its regional structure, increasing the number of regions to 6 from 4. The changes are intended to drive its transformation toward a smoke-free future while maintaining its financial performance, Philip Morris said in a press rele
CNBC
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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Philip Morris International Calls for Proposals in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT, a Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade and Related Crimes

Proposals can come from private, public, or non-governmental organizations, and interested organizations must submit their applications by November 15, 2017. For this second funding round, PMI IMPACT will focus on initiatives that address converging form
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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