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E-cigarette use rose rapidly in UK, France: European study

The number of people in France and Britain who have tried an electronic or e-cigarette has risen sharply in just two years, according to a Europe-wide study published on Tuesday... It found that France had the highest use of e-cigarettes, with the propo
Reuters
added May 25, 2016 04:23
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[France] axa’s decision to quit tobacco could be a model for insurers

Axa’s decision to stop investing in tobacco companies is further proof that Big Tobacco is bad business. This is a great opportunity for other insurers to examine their own portfolios.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 25, 2016 03:26
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[France] Axa to divest €1.8bn of tobacco investments

Investors immediately sold London-listed tobacco stocks, as AXA’s move raised the prospect of other global investors following suit. Shares in Imperial closed down 1% and British American Tobacco lost 0.75%, both underperforming the FTSE100’s 0.3% decli
The Guardian (uk)
added May 25, 2016 16:39
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[France] Axa has said it will sell its tobacco portfolio because of its "tragic" human cost

"With this divestment from tobacco, we are doing our share to support the efforts of governments around the world," Buberl said. "This decision has a cost for us, but the case for divestment is clear: the human cost of tobacco is tragic; its economic co
City A.M. (uk)
added May 23, 2016 19:16
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[France] Axa to Divest Its Tobacco Industry Assets Worth $2 Billion

“This decision has a cost for us, but the case for divestment is clear: the human cost of tobacco is tragic; its economic cost is huge,” Deputy Chief Executive Officer Thomas Buberl, who will become CEO in September, said in the statement. “It makes no s
Bloomberg News
added May 23, 2016 19:16
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[France] Axa Gives Up World-Beating Returns by Quitting Smoking: Chart

Despite Big Tobacco’s investments into e-cigarettes and potentially lower-risk alternatives to smoking, insurer Axa SA announced Monday it would stop investing in the sector due to the prevalence of smoking-related diseases. The company currently owns sha
Bloomberg News
added May 23, 2016 19:16
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[France] French Insurer AXA to Exit Tobacco Investments After Activists’ Campaign

it would join the global movement to exit tobacco investments by unloading about $2 billion in cigarette company stocks and bonds. The decision to exit such investments comes after a campaign by activists at the Union for International Cancer Control, th
New York Times
added May 23, 2016 16:37
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[France] Insurer AXA to pull out of tobacco investments

AXA said it would divest its 200 million euros of equity holdings in tobacco companies immediately. It plans to stop all new investments in tobacco industry corporate bonds and to run off its existing holdings worth about 1.6 billion euros.
Reuters
added May 23, 2016 19:16
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[France, Ireland] Kate Moss' little sister Lottie copies smoking style like a true 'mild child' showing fashion runs in the family

When Kate, 42, stepped out on the red carpet in Cannes she had to share the limelight with 18-year-old Lottie. Both models wowed the crowds in red gowns at the film festival’s premiere for the drama Loving. And the young pretender has been snapped with
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society congratulates UK and France for tobacco plain packaging implementation on Friday, May 20

"It is essential to provide protection from tobacco industry marketing tactics, especially for children," says Rob Cunningham, senior policy analyst, Canadian Cancer Society. "A growing number of other countries are requiring plain packaging, which will
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 19, 2016 20:54
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