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Japan Tobacco bets on e-cigarette's growth prospect, boosts annual dividend

The world's No.3 tobacco company said it would begin selling Ploom Tech in some parts of Tokyo from June, but added a rollout in other cities would start only from the first half of 2018 - later than initially expected. While this could be a setback for
added Feb 6, 2017 18:12

Japan Tobacco Sees No Quick Fix for Heat-Not-Burn Shortage

The capacity constraints that have dogged the domestic launch of Japan Tobacco Inc.’s heated tobacco device will take a while yet to resolve, according to a company executive, handing a further boost to Philip Morris International Inc. in the world’s mos
Bloomberg News
added Feb 6, 2017 03:29

ARCHIVE: Legislating “Sound Science”: The Role of the Tobacco Industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

In the late 1990s, in an effort to dispute the link between secondhand smoke and lung cancer, Philip Morris initiated a campaign to legislate "sound science." form coalitions and work-groups, develop a "data integrity" outreach program, sponsor symp
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:49

ARCHIVE: Constructing "sound science" and "good epidemiology": tobacco, lawyers, and public relations firms.

Public health professionals need to be aware that the "sound science" movement...reflects sophisticated public relations campaigns controlled by industry executives and lawyers whose aim is to manipulate the standards of scientific proof to serve the corp
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 6, 2017 00:32

ARCHIVE: Trump 'considers making Kellyanne Conway's attorney husband the government's top lawyer'

George Conway is being considered for the position of solicitor general in the Trump administration Conway is a partner at the corporate New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz His prior clients include tobacco giant Philip Morris and the NFL
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2017 03:25

George T. Conway III: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Mr. Starr and Mr. Conway have represented Philip Morris...“Mr. Conway played a substantial role in prosecuting one of the most prominent defamation cases in recent memory (Philip Morris v. American Broadcasting Cos.),” said the law firm.
added Feb 5, 2017 03:11

Altria investigating if recalled tobacco products were tampered with

Altria Group Inc said on Friday it was working with authorities to investigate if the smokeless tobacco products it recalled earlier this week were tampered with.
added Feb 4, 2017 16:08

Philip Morris raises produce shipments in Ukraine by 14.7% in 2016

the estimated total cigarette market increased by 2.9%, to 72.7 billion pieces, mainly driven by a lower prevalence of illicit trade. The company said that in Q4 2016 the estimated total cigarette market decreased by 6.4%, to 17 billion pieces, principal
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Feb 3, 2017 17:29

[Florida] Engle Widower Assails Cigarette Ad Blitz As Trial Opens ($$)

The widower of a Florida woman who died of lung cancer told a jury on Thursday that she was lured to smoking by a cigarette industry whose $250 billion in advertising spending over 65 years drowned out messages about smoking's dangers.
added Feb 3, 2017 13:44

Philip Morris reports 5.7% decline of Russian sales amid shrinking market

reported a 5.7% decline in sales on the Russian market in 2016, compared to 2015. In total, the company sold 79.65 million cigarettes in Russia last year, against 84.4 million in 2015. "For the full year, the estimated total cigarette market decreased by
TASS (ru)
added Feb 3, 2017 03:26
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