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Philip Morris Int'l Profit Rises


Philip Morris International Inc., which markets Marlboro cigarettes outside the U.S., said fourth-quarter profit rose 11%, thanks to higher sales volumes in Asia and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Philip Morris CEO: Smoking 'Not That Hard' to Quit

Philip Morris CEO: Smoking 'Not That Hard' to Quit

Anti-smoking advocates are in an uproar after Philip Morris International Inc. CEO Louis C. Camilleri claimed that cigarettes, though harmful and addictive, are "not that hard" to quit.


Florida jury awards $26.6 million to smoker's widow

A Florida jury ordered R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris on Wednesday to pay $26.6 million to the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer, the latest verdict against cigarette makers in the "Engle progeny" lawsuits.


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