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Open Letter to Philip Morris International (PMI)

September 14, 2017 André Calantzopoulos Chief Executive Officer Philip Morris International Avenue de Rhodanie 50 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland Dear Mr. Calantzopoulos, The undersigned organizations, representing global health, human rights, consumer protection, medical and other organizations, call on you to immediately cease the production, marketing and sale of cigarettes. This action …

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Philip Morris Plans to Reduce Production of Traditional Cigarettes

Philip Morris, multinational cigarette manufacturing company plans to reduce traditional cigarette production and replace it by smoke-free product IQOS. “When 50-60% of consumers move to new product, we will be able to fully stop cigarette production. Otherwise, we will receive illegal products”, the company executive director noted. The company intended …

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Japan, South Korea Face ‘Tipping Point’: Philip Morris CEO

SEOUL – Due to the rapid take-up of alternative tobacco devices in Japan and South Korea, Philip Morris International, the world’s most valuable cigarette company, is looking to begin talks with governments within five years on phasing out cigarettes. The time frame is based on projections of when users of …

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Philip Morris Wins Trial Against Tbilisi Tobacco

Court of Appeal canceled Tbilisi City Court decision to charge tobacco producer multinational company, Philip Morris, with 93 million GEL. Tbilisi tobacco filed a case against Philip Morris, claiming that the company operated with dumping prices in 2013-2015 at the market. Court of Appeal closed the case and completely canceled Tbilisi …

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Official Statement by Philip Morris Georgia

Philip Morris Georgia expresses its gratitude to Transparency International Georgia for having proposed an initiative for analyzing February 10, 2017 decision of Tbilisi City Court. Philip Morris Georgia asserts that this is an ungrounded and unsubstantiated decision. Therefore, the company submitted an appeal against this decision to Court of Appeals …

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ICC Office to Close Today to Protest against Several Corrupted Judges

ICC Office to Close Today to Protest against Several Corrupted Judges

Office of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will not work today with the aim to protest against “several corrupted judges”. The following statement has been affixed to the ICC Office entrance: “Today the ICC office will close to protest against several corrupted judges”. We remind you that over the past …

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Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco: The Next Wave Of A Harm-Reduction Revolution

Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco: The Next Wave Of A Harm-Reduction Revolution

A little-known tobacco technology, Heat-not-Burn (HNB), has the potential to slash smoking-related death and disease by appealing to the millions of smokers who’ve failed to quit using e-cigarettes and traditional nicotine-replacement therapies. Unlike e-cigarettes, HNB products use real tobacco, but instead of burning it like traditional cigarettes, they heat the …

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Big Tobacco Has Caught Startup Fever

Big Tobacco Has Caught Startup Fever

It’s not smoking. It’s platform-agnostic nicotine delivery solutions. In January, Philip Morris International Inc., the largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world, relaunched its website. Front and center on the home page, a freshly fashioned statement of purpose now greets visitors: “Designing a smoke-free future.” It’s a curious ambition …

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Official Statement of Philip Morris Georgia

Philip Morris Georgia will appeal the ruling of Tbilisi City Court (Judge Vladimer Kakabadze) announced on February 10th 2017. We understand this decision is ungrounded, and we will rigorously defend our position in higher courts. As the court of the first instance has not released the text of the decision, …

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