Philip Morris

India threatens tobacco giant Philip Morris with punitive action over alleged anti-smoking laws violation

The move was prompted by a Reuters investigation last month that revealed how Philip Morris was deploying allegedly illegal marketing tactics in India, some targeting young people.

published on : 18th August 2017

Delhi government tells Philip Morris, ITC, other tobacco companies to remove all ads

The state government has warned the tobacco companies that legal action will be taken against them if they do not remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city.

published on : 23rd July 2017

Philip Morris hands out free Marlboro cigarettes at parties to youth; government to seek explanation

Philip Morris advertises Marlboro cigarettes, the world’s best-selling brand, at tobacco shops in India and distributes free smokes at nightclubs and bars.

published on : 22nd July 2017

Philip Morris aims to get youngsters in India hooked to smoking, and health officials are fuming

In internal documents, Philip Morris International is explicit about targeting the country’s youth. A key goal is “winning the hearts and minds of LA-24,” those between legal age, 18, and 24, it says

published on : 19th July 2017

Tobacco giant Philip Morris' secret campaign to subvert WHO anti-smoking treaty exposed

In one of the largest-ever tobacco industry leaks, internal Philip Morris International documents expose a clandestine lobbying operation that stretches from the Americas to Africa to Asia.

published on : 13th July 2017