Philip Morris International is rebranding itself -- quite successfully, it would seem -- as the solution to the health crisis it created.
And how they collaborated to con us all.
A new e-cig from Philip Morris uses real tobacco and new "HeatStick" technology.
Cigarette companies found themselves the targets of tighter regulations and lawsuits.
If Philip Morris wins its case against Uruguay forcing them to scrap its laws aimed at safeguarding public health, smoking bans in other countries will also be threatened. Philip Morris will have a "license to kill". A ruling is expected very soon from the ICSID, a branch of the World Bank.
Based on one TPP chapter alone, the average worker is going to get screwed. The provisions will give corporations the ability to do an end-around on U.S. laws they don't like. How is that fair? What about the rights of the American people? What about democracy?
Brendan DeMelle, DeSmogBlog Executive Director and Managing Editor, is also a featured guest on tonight's episode. He discusses