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Altria's (MO) CEO Marty Barrington Hosts 2015 Annual Shareholders Meeting (Transcript)

. I am Marty Barrington, Chairman, CEO and President of Altria Group. I want to wish a warm welcome to everyone who is here today or if you are listening on our webcast. With me this morning are Denise Keane, Altria’s General Counsel and Brandt Surgner, o
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 21, 2015 19:03
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: E-cigarettes don't promote smoking

As a director for Fontem Ventures, an e-cigarette manufacturer, I agree with Dr McBride that stopping children from smoking is a "public health priority"....no scientific evidence to support the assertion that e-cigarettes "normalise smoking", or that the
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2015 11:25
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[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch government in court for violating international tobacco treaty

campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the Dutch state to court...According to the Dutch Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation, the government is systematically breaching the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),3 to
British Medical Journal
added May 21, 2015 10:11
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al May 12-May 14, 2015

05/19/2015 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Gladys Kessler: Motion Hearing held on 5/19/2015 re 6142 Unopposed MOTION for Order Authorizing Transfer of Certain Cigarette Brands and Businesses to ITG Brands, LLC, Pursuant to Order #1015, Para
Tobacco On Trial
added May 20, 2015 23:52
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[Vermont] State Tobacco Tax Legislative Update

this year, Vermont has become the first—and so far only—state to raise cigarette and tobacco tax rates. Before the Vermont legislature adjourned on May 16, lawmakers passed a couple of different tobacco-related bills including a cigarette and little ciga
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 20, 2015 23:46
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[Virginia] Altria shareholders reject three proposals

holders voted to defeat three stockholder proposals that had urged the Henrico County-based company to take action on farm labor issues and tobacco use among the poor. The company’s board of directors had opposed the proposals. During the annual meeting a
Richmond.com
added May 20, 2015 23:40
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[Indiana] Bar owners challenge Indy smoking ban

Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments in the latest challenge to the Indianapolis smoking ban Monday ... Liford said the ban is not fair because it allows certain specialty businesses, like tobacco bars, to continue to allow smoking while forcin
WXIN-TV Fox 59 (Indiannapolis, IN)
added May 20, 2015 06:48
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Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results and Improved Fourth Quarter Earnings

Mr. Freeman stated, "Given fiscal year 2015's oversupplied market conditions, I am pleased with the results we achieved. We ended the year with strong fourth quarter results, which helped to bring our segment operating earnings for the fiscal year in line
PR Newswire
added May 20, 2015 06:43
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[South Dakota] Vaping Experts Partner With Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Madvapes and Electra Vapor, two leaders in the vaping industry, have come together to sponsor the 75th Anniversary Sturgis Buffalo Chip Bike Rally Festival - offering the "Ultimate Trip to the Chip" -an opportunity to win a fully paid trip to the festival
PR Newswire
added May 20, 2015 06:42
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[China] Up in Smoke / In Zimbabwe, a booming tobacco-growing sector threatens the country’s forests

This year alone, Zimbabwe is expected to earn a record $777 million dollars from tobacco sales, mainly to China. The country’s tobacco farmers and tobacco traders be may thrilled, but their joy is an environmental catastrophe for the African country.
Earth Island Journal
added May 20, 2015 06:24
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