Posts tagged: Philip Morris USA

Philip Morris USA Sues Websites and Retailers Selling Counterfeit Cigarettes to California Consumers

Tweet Philip Morris USA (PM USA) filed lawsuits yesterday against seven China-based online retailers for selling versions of the company’s Marlboro® brand cigarettes to California consumers — the first time a U.S. company has sued a China-based website for selling cigarettes to American consumers. PM USA also filed suit against eight retailers who recently sold counterfeit versions of the company’s Marlboro® brand cigarettes t ... Jump to full article >>

Earnings Preview: Altria Group Inc.

Tweet Altria Group Inc., owner of the biggest U.S. cigarette maker — Philip Morris USA — reports its fourth-quarter and full-year results before the stock market opens Thursday. WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Whether the top-selling Marlboro brand continues to gain market share. Marlboro has gained market share as the number of cigarettes sold has declined industrywide in the face of recent tax increases, smoking bans and rising health concerns and socia ... Jump to full article >>