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TEMPUS Tobacco: still in the habit of generating cash

Cigarette volumes may be in long-term decline, but BAT has proved adept at offsetting that with positive pricing and a firm grip on costs. This has made it a highly cash-generative business, enabling it to reward those not squeamish about buying tobacco
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:37
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli Attacks Press With Harrowing Statement: ‘Resilience Conquers The Poison Pen’

Dalli sent out a press release in which he claimed to be the victim of a mudslinging campaign that takes place whenever OLAF’s outgoing director-general Giovanni Kessler “finds himself in trouble”. The “trouble” in question was ostensibly a reference to
Lovin Malta (mt)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:42
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[North Dakota] Lawmakers, governor criticize severance for closed agency

The center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, or BreatheND, closed June 20 and its nine employees were each given six months of salary and a cash payout equal to the cost of six months of health insurance... The severance package was far sweeter
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2017 20:21
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FTC Reports Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Marketing Rose to $8.9 Billion in 2015 – $1 Million Every Hour

Despite claims by tobacco companies that they have changed and are now focused on developing less harmful products, the FTC report shows that cigarettes still make up the bulk of their business, and the industry continues to spend billions to relentlessl
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:38
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[Europe, Malta] 'I'm a bit shocked here': Recording of alleged ex-Dalli canvasser seeking €10m bribe released

A Swedish news portal has published a recording of a phone call in which a man alleged to be John Dalli's former canvasser Silvio Zammit can be heard soliciting a €10 million bribe from a tobacco lobbyist. "I'm sorry, I'm a poor blonde...I'm a bit shocke
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Europe, Malta] Updated: Recording allegedly shows Silvio Zammit’s offer of €10m for proposed lifting of ban on snus

A phone call recording in which a man who is allegedly John Dalli's former canvasser Silvio Zammit is heard soliciting a '10 million' (euro) bribe from a smokeless tobacco lobbyist, believed to be former ESTOC secretary-general Inge Delfosse, has been pu
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta, Sweden] Updated | Recording of Zammit requesting bribe published, Dalli hits out at Kessler

A Swedish newspaper has published the recording of John Dalli’s former canvasser Silvio Zammit, soliciting a €10 million bribe from a tobacco lobbyist. Zammit, charged with requesting a €60 million in bribes from Swedish company Swedish Match and the Eur
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:52
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[Florida] Jacksonville attorneys hit with $9M in sanctions in tobacco case

In the 148-page order, the judges said Charlie Farah and Norwood Wilner filed 1,250 complaints... Daniel Bean, a partner at the Holland & Knight firm who represents both attorneys, provided the following statement to News4JAX in response to the judge’s o
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:29
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U.N. labour agency urged to cut ties with tobacco firms

“Tobacco companies victimise farmers and other workers through manipulative practices, including unfair pricing strategies, abusive contracts and child labour. They have no place in a UN agency concerned with fair labour practices and human rights,” says
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:30
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3 things to know about the foundation for a smoke-free world

The biggest global manufacturer and marketer of cigarettes, Philip Morris International, is behind the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. Beginning in 2018, the company plans to contribute $80 million annually over the next 12 years to the foundation. It
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:25
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