Philip Morris International Inc.

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Ecid: I've always made a habit of switching my style

    Fresh off his recent Rhymin' Gosling tour with Louis Logic, Ecid has some even bigger local shows coming up soon: His homecoming show at Triple Rock on Friday, and Soundset. Gimme Noise talked to the rapper and producer about his new road-tested material and his evolving approach to live performance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week features the premiere of a new video from France Camp, for "Baby Rock and Roll," the lead-off track to their recent album on Forged Artifacts. We're also featuring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    MN Supreme Court's dismissal of Marb Lights lawsuit represents victory for big tobacco

    In 1998, then-Minnesota Attorney General "Skip" Humphrey and Philip Morris reached a $6.1 billion settlement after the state alleged that the tobacco company used deceptive marketing, advertising, and research to encourage people to smoke. The settlement barred any future lawsuits regarding Philip M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Gov. Dayton using veto pen to hold line against ALEC-drafted legislation

    So far this legislative session, Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed 12 bills. Seven of them were originally drafted by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).According to MinnPost, five of the vetoed ALEC bills would have reduced corporate exposure to lawsuits and potential damages in Minnesota. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Minnesota class action lawsuit against Philip Morris reinstated

    mynamemattersnotMarlboro Lights: The target of the lawsuit.​A controversial class-action lawsuit filed against a behemoth of Big Tobacco, the maker of Marlboro Lights cigarettes, has been reinstated by the Minnesota Court of Appeals. The lawsuit was thrown out in 2009. It called out Altria an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Matt Capps and Danny Valencia atop list of Twins playoff unprovens

    Will the postseason greenhorns be up for the pressure?

  • Columns

    March 15, 2006
  • Books

    November 24, 1999

    The Biggest Nightclub in Town?

    U of M officials say all-ages bar nights send "the wrong message"--unless, of course, they make money for the school

  • Arts

    September 22, 1999

    You're Not Invited

    Secret shows. Corporate gigs. Blind Dates. Why is it becoming harder for the public to get a piece of the rock?

  • News

    May 6, 1998

    Trial by Paper

    Millions of tobacco-industry documents find a home in the crammed back rooms of the Depot

  • Feature

    May 6, 1998


    Dying for a smoke: For decades now, the American public has died for the Marlboro Man's sins. Today, he's ready to die for ours.

  • News

    February 25, 1998


    How a Minneapolis consulting trio discovered the "iconogasm," and other tales from the trendspotting business.

  • News

    November 26, 1997

    Puff Daddies

    State ethics officials use fuzzy logic to dismiss complaints about Gov. Arne Carlson's Cigarette-Company Junket

  • News

    August 7, 1996