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Tobacco industry once had high hopes for marijuana business

Some Wall Street analysts and health advocates say tobacco companies may again be considering the expanding market for legalized weed....documents from tobacco company archives at UC San Francisco show that major companies in the cigarette industry inves
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 3, 2014 14:24

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Farming as Modern Slavery

When THISDAY asked Sangobode about his financial challenges, he was quick to say that the money gotten from tobacco is not enough but because he lacked alternatives, he had to farm and added that he does not want to steal. Asked to state how the farmers
This Day (ng)
added May 12, 2014 20:23

[UK] British American Tobacco See Growth in Profit, Market Share in 2014

BAT said the global economic recovery was still fragile, but added that it was confident of increasing profit and growing market share in the year ahead. "Difficult trading conditions persist in some parts of the world, notably Southern Europe, but these
CBS MarketWatch
added Feb 27, 2014 18:54

[China] FOOKS/GILMORE: There's no such thing as a free lunch from tobacco companies

Corporate donations from the tobacco industry are a false economy, and while tobacco companies are rightly vilified for pushing a product that kills half of its users, their political duplicity also seems to provide important clues to understanding chari
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 10, 2013 15:39

[Australia] Blame game as illegal tobacco use soars

KPMG report Illicit Tobacco in Australia ... But the report also acknowledged it followed specific terms of reference set out by big tobacco and warned "should any party choose to rely on the report they do so at their own risk". British American Tobacco
Northern Territory Newsand Sunday Territorian (au)
added Nov 5, 2013 15:55

[UK] British American Tobacco apologises for advertising e-cigarette in kids' app

Ad for Vype is swiftly removed, but wider issues of appropriate targeting of ads within children's apps remains.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 29, 2013 11:57

[Canada] Tobacco giants seek appeal to Sask.’s top court

are seeking leave to take the case to the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal. A hearing to decide if the appeal can actually proceed is set for Dec. 11. Last year, the Saskatchewan government sued 10 tobacco companies, falling in line with several other provin
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 23, 2013 02:42

[Africa, Nigeria] Do What Is Right And Safe For Customers, Fashola Urges Tobacco Company

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Monday received the management of British American Tobacco Company on a courtesy visit, commending the company’s investment in Nigeria even as he urged the organization to do business with very strong c
Channels Television (ng)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:29

Tobacco groups blast Australia tax rise ($$)

Tobacco companies have attacked Australian government plans to raise A$5.3bn (US$4.7bn) through increased taxes on cigarettes, accusing the ruling Labor party of forcing smokers to pay for its economic mistakes.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 1, 2013 08:11

British American Tobacco half-year 2013 results Nicandro Durante, CEO, and Ben Stevens, FD (PDF)

Let's look at Australia after seven, eight months that it has been introduced. The impact so far has been none. The industry has been declining the same rate that it usually declined before. The only thing that I'm seeing there might be some down-trading.
added Jul 31, 2013 16:20
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