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Imperial Tobacco Starts to Deliver U.S. Acquisition Progress

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc reported full-year earnings that beat analysts’ estimates as the market share of its recently-acquired U.S. cigarette brands stabilized in the fourth quarter. Adjusted operating profit gained 2.4 percent to 3.05 billion pounds
Bloomberg News
added Nov 3, 2015 17:23
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BLOOMBERG RANKINGS: THE WORLD'S HEALTHIEST COUNTRIES HEALTHIEST COUNTRIES 1 to 40 (PDF)

Singapore / Italy / Australia / Switzerland / Japan / Israel / Spain
Bloomberg News
added Nov 3, 2015 17:00
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Altria Group (MO) Martin J. Barrington on Q3 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

e-vapor growth has slowed down this year. So we had triple-digit gains year-over-year a couple of years ago, and then 50-ish% last year and it's obvious that while the category continues to grow it's not growing at anywhere near that rate. With respect
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 29, 2015 14:04
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Latest New York Times Report: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ties to Big Tobacco Go Back Decades

Until the U.S. Chamber of Commerce stops fighting tobacco control measures, we again call on members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors to withdraw from the Chamber. We also call on the U.S. government to ensure that its personnel do not support the Cha
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 15, 2015 23:25
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Could Altria Group Inc and Philip Morris International Inc Recombine?

Once the dollar weakens, foreign currencies stabilize, and PMI tightens its grip on developing and emerging markets with higher smoking rates, it could look like a stronger investment than Altria. When that happens, some people might start speculating th
Motley Fool
added Sep 28, 2015 19:48
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] CASALE: Another Huge Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Problem Arises

Phillip Morris is suing Australia for their plain packaging laws for “loss profits.” They can do so under the Australia and Hong Kong’s trade treaty. ISDS is absolutely horrible and gives multinationals way too much power and the ability to sue any gover
Economy in Crisis
added Sep 4, 2015 23:48
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco skirmish over TPP proposal finds powerful Senate support - Scotland blocks GE crop growth. So what?

Tobacco companies in the U.S. are flexing some muscle over a potential proposal in the evolving Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that would block them from challenging anti-smoking laws in member countries. And they’ve found some powerful allies, reports Pr
Politico
added Aug 11, 2015 18:09
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[North Carolina] TILLIS LETTER TO MICHAEL FROMAN, Office of the United States Trade Representative / TILLIS LEETER TO SEN. HATCH (PDF)

met personally with Leader McConnell and Chairman Hatch, both of whom continue to express opposition to a tobacco "carve out,"...the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA) set clear directives for you and your team,
US Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC)
added Aug 8, 2015 12:49
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[Asia] CHAPMAN: Australian government’s $50m investment in defending against Big Tobacco legal thuggery

With tobacco causing 5.4 million deaths a year, with one billion forecast this century, our government’s investment to fend off Big Tobacco’s global ambitions to wreck effective tobacco control is of enormous importance in the history of controlling the
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:52
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] TPPA’s Effect On Public Health: Tobacco and Alcohol

Other policies...banning the use of terms like ‘mild’, ‘smooth’, ‘fine'; controlling the use of flavours...factories, distibution chains and intellectual property rights would be ‘protected investments’ who could also sue; advertisers, duty free stores, r
It's Our Future (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:29
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