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Philip Morris research on precursors to the modern e-cigarette since 1990

PM started developing a nicotine aerosol device in 1990...Conclusions Rather than a disruptive technology, PM developed e-cigarette technology to complement, not compete with, conventional cigarettes and evade tobacco control regulations.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 17, 2016 03:10
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[Alaska] Bethel Superior Court Tobacco Trial Ends In Hung Jury

After three-and-a-half weeks, the Bethel Superior Court trial over whether or not tobacco company Philip Morris misled a Pilot Station man about the harmful effects...eight jurors needed more testimony on why Benjamin Frances chose to smoke Marlboro Ligh
KYUK (Bethel, AK)
added Nov 16, 2016 20:20
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[Florida] Jury Awards $4 Million In Engle Progeny Suit To Woman With COPD ($$)

awarded $4 million to a woman who developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after finding that she developed the disease by smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. (Mary Howles v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 22:28
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[California] Cigarette Contract Prices Rise

“This is not a surprise to us given the $2-per-pack tax increase that was just approved by voters in California,” Herzog said in her newsletter. The new California tax won’t go into effect until April 1, 2017. Voters in California opted to raise their
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 12, 2016 22:32
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[California, North Carolina] Manufacturers raise cigarette list prices by 8 cents per pack

This time, however, they added a cent to the typical increase, which analysts say will help offset the impact of a significant increase — by $2 to $2.87 a pack — in the California tobacco excise tax. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., ITG Brands LLC and Philip
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2016 22:06
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[California] Altria Suffered a Big Defeat on Election Day

a major ballot initiative in California will send tobacco taxes soaring and potentially begin a new offensive among states across the nation to impose heavier levies on cigarettes.
Motley Fool
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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Amendment 72: Colorado voters fend off tobacco tax

Opponents, financed almost entirely by Altria, which owns tobacco giant Philip Morris, framed the measure as an ill-conceived and regressive tax that had no place in the state constitution, where it couldn’t be changed without another statewide vote. Wit
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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Codentify: The tobacco industry's Trojan horse?

the tobacco industry has been aiming to position itself as central to solving the smuggling problem and in this way fundamentally undermine the Illicit Trade Protocol. Its key aim has been to ensure that Codentify, the industry’s track and tracing system,
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 11, 2016 21:25
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[Colorado, North Dakota] California Voters Pass Steep Tobacco Tax Hike

But industry-funded "no" messaging in Colorado and North Dakota carried the day, perhaps because -- unlike in California, where proponents spent more than $30 million pushing the measure -- backers of the tax hikes in those states failed to mount signifi
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:51
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe Smoker $8.5M For Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

saying that the cigarette companies tricked her into getting hooked on their deadly product. Plaintiff Mary Howles was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1995, and has suffered with worsening chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ever since, her attorney Alex
Law360
added Nov 11, 2016 13:07
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