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Tobacco firms gear up for legal action against plain pack fiat in UK

Philip Morris International, which owns Marlboro brand, is likely to be the first to file the lawsuit. Japan Tobacco International, too, is contemplating a similar action, media reports said.
Packaging Business Review (uk)
added May 22, 2015 11:50
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Philip Morris lawsuit could cost taxpayers £11bn

TOBACCO giant Philip Morris is to launch the biggest corporate compensation case in history against the UK and Scottish Governments over the decision to impose plain packaging on cigarettes. Legal papers are expected to be presented today or early next
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 22, 2015 11:18
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[Virginia] Altria Commits $800,000 in College Scholarships to 20 Richmond Public Schools Graduates

Joined by parents, educators, elected officials and executives from Altria, 20 Richmond area students crossed the stage today at the historic Hippodrome Theater to accept scholarships of up to $10,000 per year... Altria scholars receive support to help t
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 21, 2015 22:44
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Altria's (MO) CEO Marty Barrington Hosts 2015 Annual Shareholders Meeting (Transcript)

. I am Marty Barrington, Chairman, CEO and President of Altria Group. I want to wish a warm welcome to everyone who is here today or if you are listening on our webcast. With me this morning are Denise Keane, Altria’s General Counsel and Brandt Surgner, o
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 21, 2015 19:03
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Japan Tobacco ad agency Dentsu finances cartoons with smoking: MPAA rates them for kids

When Marnie Was There (PG rated for "thematic elements and smoking") is an animated feature financed by Japan advertising giant Dentsu, the agency for Japan Tobacco. The film is distributed in the US by Gkids, an independent that releases films from S
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2015 10:56
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[UK] MPs 'took tobacco firm hospitality'

Twenty of the MPs recently voted against plain packaging on tobacco products, while more than half of them are from constituencies where the number of smoking-related deaths exceeds the national average, the investigation found. Writing in the BMJ, free
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:20
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[UK] MPs took tobacco firms' gifts before packaging vote

MPs and peers accepted gifts from the tobacco industry, such as tickets to the men’s final at Wimbledon and the opera at Glyndebourne, before voting against plain packaging...38 MPs have received a total of £60,000 of industry hospitality since changes to
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:19
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[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch government in court for violating international tobacco treaty

campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the Dutch state to court...According to the Dutch Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation, the government is systematically breaching the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),3 to
British Medical Journal
added May 21, 2015 10:11
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[UK] MPs accept tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 - including a Paul McCartney concert

MPs have accepted tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 since 2010, at events including Wimbledon, the Chelsea Flower Show and a Paul McCartney concert. An investigation by the BMJ found that 38 MPs had been hosted by representatives of Big Tobacco
The Independent (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:09
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[Australia, Canada] Cigarette packaging clearly targets specific demographics: research

Global Tobacco Control Project...have put together a display that focuses on the use of cigarette packaging to market tobacco products. It is available to view on the 1000 level of Blusson Hall at SFU until September. Plain packaging was adopted by Aust
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 20, 2015 06:12
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