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A 'License to Kill'? 6 Million Lives at Stake Every Year

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Matthieu Ricard

If Philip Morris wins its case against Uruguay forcing them to scrap its laws aimed at safeguarding public health, smoking bans in other countries will also be threatened. Philip Morris will have a "license to kill". A ruling is expected very soon from the ICSID, a branch of the World Bank.

11 Ads Marlboro Swears Don't Target Teenagers

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 03.14.2014 | Business

The world's best-selling cigarette brand is under fire for allegedly targeting teens. A new study released by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a...

CVS Decision on Tobacco Sales Prompts Memory of Life With Cigarettes

Keith Runyon | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Keith Runyon

Deep down, I knew, and I think most everyone around me knew, that cigarettes were coffin nails.

Man Allegedly Smuggled More Than $1 Million Worth Of Fake Cigarettes

AP | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Chinese national pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he smuggled more than $1 million worth of fake Marlboro cigarett...

New Cigarette Packaging Kills Upon Purchase

Pablo Andreu | Posted 09.13.2011 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

"The new packaging is intended to protect people from the harmful effects of smoking," said Erica Jefferson, FDA spokesperson. "Killing active and potential smokers will save lives, increase life expectancy, and lower medical costs."

The Good and the Bad of the Tobacco Suit

Elliot Wineburg MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Elliot Wineburg MD

While the city's efforts have been valiant and any initiatives to get individuals to quit smoking should be applauded not challenged, they don't often work and can be dangerous.

FDA Regulation Provides Another Smokescreen for Marlboro Man

Howard Wolinsky and Alan Blum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Wolinsky and Alan Blum

The new FDA legislation would serve as a Marlboro Preservation Act. The tobacco industry will be footing the bill for the alleged regulation of its own products. The foxes will be guarding the henhouse.

Phillip Morris Sues Retailers Over Counterfeit Cigarettes

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Philip Morris USA filed suit against 105 New Jersey and New York retailers Wednesday, alleging they sold counterfeit versions of Marlboro brand cigare...