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Philip Morris wins small victory in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Tobacco giant Philip Morris has won a temporary victory in its fight to keep larger health warnings off cigarettes for sale in Thailand. The company on Tuesday praised a court’s decision to temporarily suspend an Oct. 2 government deadline requiring new labels on the dangers of smoking …

The tobacco industry: The last gasp | The Economist

STRICT regulation and the success of anti-smoking campaigns continue to hit tobacco firms’ revenues in rich countries. In the biggest developing countries—China and India—governments are keen to protect local firms from Western cigarette-makers. That leaves Big Tobacco with few large markets that have growth potential and a relative lack of …