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Altria picks up pace on FDA applications for innovative tobacco products

Altria confirmed it would — as expected — piggyback on Philip Morris International’s March premarket application with the FDA to sell its IQOS Marlboro HeatSticks in the U.S. The FDA accepted the IQOS application for scientific review of the heat-not-bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 5, 2017 21:27
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A Natural OTP Opportunity / Consumer demand grows for high-margin premium OTP options

“It would seem that tobacco and healthy are polar opposites,” he said. “(But) tobacco is absolutely one of those categories where customers see ‘premium,’ see ‘all-natural,’ and that grabs their attention.” Though the trend is admittedly being driven by
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2016 23:06
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SIEGEL: More on Failed Disclosures: Even Former Tobacco Industry-Funded Scientists Disclose their Past History of Financial Conflicts

In 2014, Dr. Roger Jenkins was co-author of an article published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology on acute cardiovascular reactions to inhaled particles. ....The tobacco companies were found guilty of violating the RICO statute in large part
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:55
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[Africa] Kenya BAT scandal: Raila tried to stop KRA from freezing Mastermind Tobacco accounts

Raila Odinga "intervened" to stop Kenya Revenue Authority from freezing Mastermind Tobacco Kenya's accounts over non payment of taxes amounting to billions. In the letter dated May 4, 2010, the office of the Prime Minister wrote to then KRA boss Michael
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:59
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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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How Dennis Hastert made his millions

lobbying on behalf of various major clients for Washington-based lobbying firm Dickstein Shapiro in 2009. His biggest client – tobacco giant Lorillard – alone paid Dickstein Shapiro a total of nearly $8 million from 2011 until the third quarter of 2014, w
Politico
added May 30, 2015 13:37
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[China] Up in Smoke / In Zimbabwe, a booming tobacco-growing sector threatens the country’s forests

This year alone, Zimbabwe is expected to earn a record $777 million dollars from tobacco sales, mainly to China. The country’s tobacco farmers and tobacco traders be may thrilled, but their joy is an environmental catastrophe for the African country.
Earth Island Journal
added May 20, 2015 06:24
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[Australia, Switzerland, UK] Row over Marlboro-funded research that undermined plain cigarette packs

A bitter academic row has triggered calls for a leading university to withdraw two key scientific papers sponsored by “big tobacco” ...a group of academics has written to the university calling for the papers, funded and supervised by (PMI)... to be with
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:21
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[Florida] Engle Trial Judge Won't Recuse Self Over Wife's Death ($$)

rejected a bid by tobacco giants including Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to recuse himself from an upcoming Engle trial, after they argued that the smoking-related death of his own wife could hinder his impartiality in the case.
Law360
added Jan 31, 2015 09:46
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Overseas Marlboro maker Philip Morris to buy US tobacco from 3rd party, not farmers

The move will also require the leaf suppliers to adhere to Philip Morris International's policies that prohibit workers under 18 from some of the most hazardous tasks, including harvesting tobacco. The company does allow children to work with seedlings o
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 6, 2014 17:35
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