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Tobacco company Philip Morris International has taken control of the British inhaler company Vectura despite concerns from health charities.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images

Tobacco company Philip Morris International has taken control of the British inhaler company Vectura after winning over enough of its shareholders, de(...)

Philip Morris International recently said it wanted half its turnover to come from non-smoking products. Photograph: iStock

Chief executive of tobacco business Philip Morris International has called on the UK government to ban cigarettes within a decade, in a move that woul(...)

Marlboro Man: Philip Morris’s cowboy on a billboard in Los Angeles in 1995. Photograph: Bill Nation/Sygma via Getty

The chief executive of the tobacco business Philip Morris International has called for cigarettes to be banned within a decade. The move would outlaw(...)

Philip Morris International has invested more than $3 billion in so-called reduced-risk products to replace cigarettes. (Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Philip Morris International, the world’s largest publicly-traded tobacco company, dropped the most in five months after price increases and new techno(...)

In a standard quarterly update to the markets earlier this month, Imperial Tobacco said its plans to launch an electronic cigarette product next year (...)