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Big tobacco’s new ambitions

The race is on to come up with safer, more satisfying offerings. Philip Morris International, which spends nearly twice as much on research as BAT, reckons its new offering, iQOS, might add more than $1bn in profit by 2020. IQOS is a new type of e-cigare
The Economist
added Oct 28, 2016 16:51
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[New Zealand] Tobacco and nuclear-free KiwiSaver fund launches

Vanguard International, which handles trillions of dollars globally, designed the new fund after an RNZ investigation revealed KiwiSavers in default schemes were putting money into unethical or controversial companies.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 28, 2016 16:24

Orange Business Services Extends Contract with Philip Morris International Through 2021

As part of this latest contract extension, Orange Business Services will deliver a range of managed services to 40,000 users worldwide, including a hybrid network and unified communications in more than 400 sites across four continents.
Business Wire
added Oct 27, 2016 19:01

[Canada] Leaked Big Tobacco document suggests it used convenience-store, anti-contraband groups as lobbyists

a leaked Imperial Tobacco document suggests that 2012 lobbying campaign was no grassroots movement, and that the retail and contraband organizations have for years been used as surrogates by the cigarette giant to promote its own interests. The interna
National Post (ca)
added Oct 27, 2016 14:39

[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Retailers Urged to Vote ‘No’ on Tobacco Questions

retailers, their employees and adult customers in California, Colorado and North Dakota are urged to vote “No” on ballot questions that would significantly increase cigarette- and tobacco-tax rates in each of these states. California: In California, the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:10

New Business Pulse focuses on helping businesses improve employee health by reducing tobacco use

(CDC) Foundation today releases Business Pulse: Tobacco Use to help businesses improve employee health... "Tobacco use undermines the health and productivity of American workers," said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "We encourage businesses to pu
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2016 01:26

[UK] NFRN calls for more action to tackle illicit tobacco market

National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) has called for more action to tackle the illicit tobacco market...“The findings in this new HMRC report are of grave concern to independent retailers who suffer first hand from the activities of those sellin
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 01:00

[UK] Concern as Bristol shop accessorizes display with cigarettes as 'playful' take on packaging

Garment Quarter has attracted criticism from one shopper for its use of a distinctive red and white packaged box of cigarettes – reminiscent of the classic Marlboro Lights red design - poking out of the pocket of a designer Vivienne Westwood Anglomania j
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 00:59

[Asia, India] ITC beats street buzz, Q2 net up 10.5% on tobacco biz

Beating street estimates, ITC Ltd posted an increase of 10.49% in its net profit at Rs 2500.03 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 even as the company managed higher profitability from its cigarette business, while the loss from the other FMCG
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 27, 2016 00:59

[Missouri] KC Chamber comes out against cigarette tax

“This proposal, crafted and financed by large tobacco companies, is problematic in the following ways: “The proposed tobacco tax is insufficient to effectively cut the rate of smoking, adds provisions such as a ban on stem cell research as well as resea
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 26, 2016 15:10
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