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Cigarette machines into history

Rate of tobacco giant to overthrow the government of Scottish legislation to ban cigarette machines north of the border yesterday was rejected by the judges of appeal.

Philip Morris plains to plant the flu vaccine in China

The Canadian company has joined forces with the cigarette giant Philip Morris in an unusual project to sell flu vaccine in the huge Chinese market, a potentially important step forward for science controversial production of pharmaceuticals in plants.

Tobacco Giant Leads in Profits, Addicting Youth

With global tobacco deaths climbing above 5.4 million a year, Philip Morris International (PMI) is heralding a 12.7 percent net revenue growth in 2008. Not coincidentally the regions most impacted by the tobacco epidemic are the same “emerging markets” that the corporation credits with driving its growth.