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KAYE: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Anti-Smoking Campaign

Avaaz... is running a signature campaign in support of Uruguay’s policies...unleashing lawyers to undermine a country’s sovereignty leaves Philip Morris once again appearing to be little more than a corporate bully.
Triple Pundit
added Apr 13, 2015 12:04
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WARNER/POLLACK: The Nicotine Fix

America’s cigarette addiction may seem to be mostly over. But low-income Americans continue to smoke—and die—at alarming rates. A radical new strategy could help them quit once and for all... This mixed-modality tobacco-control regulatory strategy would
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 13, 2014 14:58
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Leave To Appeal To Supreme Court Of Canada Denied To Philip Morris In Trademark Dispute

The decision held that Philip Morris' otherwise non-branded cigarettes that used the "ROOFTOP" design on its packaging, infringed Marlboro Canada's trademark rights in the "MARLBORO" trademark by causing confusion for consumers. (For further information o
Mondaq
added Mar 22, 2013 09:42
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Why did Apple just file a vaporizer patent?

an Apple patent application for a new "vaporizer" technology. The patent application describes a "chamber body" that can take an unidentified substance that will then be "vaporized or sublimated into a vapor."
Fox News
added Jan 30, 2017 14:58
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[Africa, South Africa] JOHNSON: Plain packaging of tobacco is plain disastrous

The WHO decided to exploit this year’s World No Tobacco Day to launch an unfounded campaign to lobby governments across the globe to enact ineffective plain-packaging schemes. Plain-packaging regulations replace brand-specific tobacco labels – like the
Business Day (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:50
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Tobacco firms launch legal challenge against UK plain-packaging

British American Tobacco claimed that plain packaging was "not achieving its public health objectives", and was leading to younger smokers chosing cheaper, more unhealthy, brands. Imperial, Britain's leading seller of cigarettes, said legal action was a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:53
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[UK] UP IN SMOKE The data on plain cigarette packaging that tobacco companies don’t want you to see

Not all tobacco-control measures work in the same way. Simon Chapman, professor of public health at the University of Sydney, explains how some are quick-acting, like raising taxes or taking cigarettes off shelves. Others are on-going, slow-burn measures
Quartz
added Dec 10, 2015 20:47
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[Europe, UK] Standardised Packaging: Tobacco industry claims for compensation "blown out of the water"

a Legal Opinion has been published which concludes that standardised (“plain”) packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco products is compatible with European law, and compensation would therefore NOT be due the tobacco industry...We concluded that all th
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 9, 2015 17:52
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[Australia] Tobacco Plain Packaging Divides WTO At IP Council Meeting ($$)

The Council for Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, which consists of all WTO members, debated the Australian tobacco labeling law at meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland. On one side, countries like Indonesia, Cuba
Law360
added Mar 1, 2014 17:55
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Altria, Philip Morris to License, Distribute E-Cigarettes, Other Smokeless Products

Philip Morris International Inc. and Altria Group Inc. are joining forces globally to sell electronic cigarettes and other smokeless products, a bid by the tobacco behemoths to compensate for falling sales of combustible cigarettes.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 20, 2013 18:45
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