Philip Morris

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Daniel Ennis left US tobacco giant Philip Morris after 15 years to set up a think tank in 1994. Photograph: Laurent Gillieron/EPA

The National University of Ireland (NUI) senate awarded a higher doctorate to a US-based academic despite concerns over his past tobacco industry link(...)

A dispute with Eamon Ryan’s Green Party over the Canada-EU trade agreement (CETA) has the potential to inflict a damaging defeat on the Government. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A dispute dividing the Green Party over a Dáil vote on a Canada-EU trade agreement (CETA) has the potential to inflict a damaging defeat on the Govern(...)

The Irish menthol market was worth up to €250 million annually before the ban. Photograph: iStock

Few industries navigate regulatory waters as treacherous as those surrounding big tobacco. Cigarettes are possibly the most tightly controlled consume(...)

Online clothes retailer Asos plunged 23.19 per cent, wiping more than £500 million sterling off its value, after the company warned that profits would slump this year. Photograph: Reuters

Hopes that the European Central Bank could cut borrowing charges failed to lift markets as poor results, profit warnings and economic fears marred sto(...)

Irene Rosenfeld, chief executive of Mondelez International, who is retiring.Photograph: Matthew Avignone/The New York Times

Irene Rosenfeld, the chief executive of the snack food maker Mondelez International, wandered through an ocean of processed foods one day recently, a(...)

 Unilever shares rose 75 pence to 4,389 pence after the consumer goods giant said pre-tax profits climbed 27 per cent

European stocks fell on Thursday as investors bet exporters will suffer from a stronger euro, after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi’s com(...)

Big tobacco companies have fought vigorously against the Australian government’s plain packaging laws since they were introduced in 2011. File photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris will be forced to pay millions of dollars in legal fees to Australia after its failed case against plain packaging (...)

EU Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly published a report last year which found the European Commission’s approach to publicising meetings with  lobbyists was “inadequate, unreliable and unsatisfactory”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tucked away on the busy streets around the European Parliament in Brussels lie rows of gleaming buildings. Behind the discreet brass plaques lie the B(...)

The introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products in Ireland has moved a step closer after the European Court of Justice rejected a case brough(...)

Irish laws on plain packaging are due to come into force next year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A Singapore-based court has refused a challenge by Philip Morris to Australia’s landmark plain packaging legislation passed in 2011, which the tobacco(...)

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