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Philip Morris Q3 Results Top Estimates; Backs FY Profit View

reported that its net earnings attributable to the company for the third-quarter declined 0.2 percent to $1.938 billion from $1.942 billion in the same quarter last year. Reported earnings per share of $1.25, flat versus 2015. Excluding unfavorable curren
added Oct 18, 2016 15:31

PMI ekes out revenue growth amid higher cigarette prices

The company maintained its full-year earnings forecast of $4.53-$4.58 a share, versus $4.42 in 2015, and chief executive André Calantzopoulos said he was “confident” it would meet that goal in spite of the “temporary volume weakness this quarter.” He sai
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:30

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Reports 2016 Third-Quarter Results; Reaffirms 2016 Full-Year Reported Diluted EPS Forecast

“We are particularly encouraged by the strong performance of iQOS across all of its launch geographies, particularly in Japan where HeatSticks recorded a quarterly share of 3.5%.”
Business Wire
added Oct 18, 2016 15:17

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity to work with Stanton Glantz on Marijuana and Tobacco Policymaking Research

seeking a postdoctoral fellow to conduct policy research in the evolving policy environment around marijuana policy and how it interacts with tobacco control policymaking. This work will include research on the state and local policymaking process as it
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:14

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MOVE: Time to dispel myths over vaping & nicotine dangers

Malaysian Organisation of Vape Entities (MOVE) has been and will continue to defend the rights of consumers to vape. Our position on the right to vape is corroborated by various independent studies by medical professionals and scientific bodies that have
Rakyat Post (my)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:09
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GARZA: California's big butt problem

Should it pass (and it should), the Prop. 56 money could be used on tobacco public education campaigns that include anti-butt-littering messages. I suggest a campaign targeting people like my neighbors and their friends who I assume simply don’t realize
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 18, 2016 14:59

RJ Reynolds Wants Higher Tobacco Taxes in Missouri, But Not California. Weird.

That strange juxtaposition is the focus of a brand-new ad paid for by opponents of Amendment 3, the big new tobacco tax proposal on Missouri ballots next month as "Raise Your Hand for Kids." The ad highlights the tobacco giant's contrary positions on the
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Oct 18, 2016 14:57

California Voters Asked to Triple Tobacco Tax

The undying Californian tax debate has renewed itself in the form of Proposition 56, which asks voters to approve a $2 per pack tax hike and become just the fifth state to tax e-cigarettes. Golden State voters rejected tobacco tax increases in
Courthouse News
added Oct 18, 2016 14:56
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[UK] Counter Arguments – How important is tobacco to small retailers?

This report scrutinises the messages sent to small retailers by the tobacco industry and asks whether the traditional approach to selling tobacco in small shops is still in retailers’ best interests, given the ongoing decline in the market and the recent
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:52

[UK] Report shows cigarette sales not vital to profits for North-East shopkeepers

The survey also found that tobacco companies employ representatives to encourage small retailers to stock their brands and promote them with 45 per cent of retailers reporting being visited once a month. A move to shielding cigarettes behind doors and
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:48
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