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[Hong Kong] Court blasts Philip Morris over bid to sue Australia

The International Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) has confirmed it’s rejected a bid...In a ruling dating from 17 December 2015, the court classified the attempt by Philip Morris to appeal the ban on company packaging in Australia as “an abuse of righ
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 20, 2016 15:40
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[Australia] Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) c. Le Commonwealth d’Australie (PDF)

The initiation of this arbitration deriving their year abuse of rights...As It Was the carried out for the main, if not sole, purpose of Gaining Treaty protection. Accordingly, the claims raised in this arbitration are unacceptable and the Tribunal is pre
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 15:40
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[California] News poet inspired by CalPERS’ tobacco reinvestment debate

The State Worker’s email netted a surprise this week after CalPERS decided to speed up a reporting deadline that some anti-smoking advocates fear will eventually put pension dollars back into tobacco companies. The note came from Tim Torkildson, whose I
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 19, 2016 23:26
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[UK] SAMUEL: The defeat of Big Tobacco on plain packaging is good for democracy

businesses have a responsibility not to bring vexatious and groundless lawsuits that attempt to undermine national sovereignty. Following its defeat, the tobacco industry ought to withdraw from the field and reconsider its tactics.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 19, 2016 23:23
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EELI’s Anti-EPA Suit Uses 'Exhibit A’ from Tobacco's RICO Loss

But who is Dr. James Enstrom? Oh, he's just your run of the mill epidemiologist who took funding from tobacco giant Philip Morris and produced a study in 2003 downplaying the connection between second-hand smoke and cancer. Enstrom was such a pivotal pla
DeSmogBlog
added May 19, 2016 23:06
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[UK] Tobacco shares fall on plain packaging ruling

There were drops for British American Tobacco (LON:BATS), down 2.0%; Philip Morris (NYSE:PM), down 1.6%; Japan Tobacco (FRA:JAT), down 0.6% in Frankfurt; and Imperial Brands (LON:IMB), down 0.9%. The court, in its ruling, said that “it is wrong to view
news.markets (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:18
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BENTLEY: Anti-E-Cig Dems Took Hundreds Of Thousands From Big Pharma

Seven Senate Democrats who signed a letter applauding the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) crackdown on e-cigarettes took hundreds of thousands of dollars from the pharmaceutical industry. They wrote to the FDA May 11 congratulating the agency on it
The Daily Caller (blog)
added May 19, 2016 16:23
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[Florida] Jury rules against cigarette company in $18 million verdict

argued that any current marketing by R.J. Reynolds is subject to FDA approval. "They are now closely watched and heavily regulated," Geise said. "Reynolds is now making a product that helps people stop smoking."...current management at Reynolds had nothi
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added May 18, 2016 07:17
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[California] Calpers accelerates timeline for tobacco study

The board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System on Monday shortened the timeline for the completion of a study examining its 16-year-old decision to divest from tobacco.
Reuters
added May 18, 2016 06:45
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[New Jersey] JORDAN: Why is Christie opposed to a beach smoking ban?

Since 2013, tobacco companies have given nearly $600,000 to state lawmakers... Also, big tobacco companies gave more than $1 million to the Republican Governors Association in 2014, when Christie was chairman of the political group.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 17, 2016 20:44
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