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[New Zealand] 10th anniversary of international tobacco control treaty

Smokefree Coalition wants New Zealanders everywhere to mark the tenth anniversary of an international tobacco control treaty by striking a blow against Big Tobacco.
Voxy (nz)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:08

Obama backs pot decriminalization efforts

He said the United States has managed to discourage the use of other harmful products like tobacco without stiff jail sentences...He touted his administration's push for a 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership as a way to correct the labor and environmenta
added Feb 27, 2015 09:39

[Uruguay, USA] ELIZABETH WARREN: The Trans-Pacific Partnership clause everyone should oppose

The provision, an increasingly common feature of trade agreements, is called “Investor-State Dispute Settlement,” or ISDS. . . Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay... the only winners will be multinational corporations.
The Washington Post
added Feb 26, 2015 08:52

BAT preliminary results 2014: Interview with Nicandro Durante, CEO, and Ben Stevens, FD (PDF)

I have not seen an increase in the numbers of excise shocks across the world in the last couple of years. If anything, we have less excise shocks now than we had in the past. The issue that we face is that excise shocks are happening in the biggest
MerchantCantos (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:25

[UK] BAT Concerned by Currency Volatility as Annual Earnings Drop

Currency movements will have “a significant impact on both a transactional and translational level,” Chief Executive Officer Nicandro Durante said Thursday, adding that business conditions will remain difficult in 2015. “FX isn’t doing them any favors and
Bloomberg News
added Feb 26, 2015 08:10

[UK] British American Tobacco sales fall less than expected

reported slightly better than expected sales for 2014, gaining share in a market shrinking as more smokers stub out the habit. The company, with operations in over 200 countries, was hit hard by the strong British pound and said that impact would continu
added Feb 26, 2015 08:09

British American Tobacco Profit Drops Amid Adverse Currency

Richard Burrows, chairman, said, "The Group continued to perform extremely well despite challenging trading conditions. We grew revenue and profit at constant rates of exchange and we increased our market share. Although significant exchange rate movemen
added Feb 26, 2015 08:05
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[UK] British American Tobacco 2014 Profit Drops As Revenue Hit By Sterling

reported a drop in 2014 profit in both current currency rates and at constant rates, while revenue grew at constant exchange rates, but was hit at the reported rate by the strength of sterling.
Life Style Extra (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:02

BAT eyes improving volumes, sees Russia setback

EARNINGS FORECAST: Net income of 3.76 billion pounds ($5.83 billion) is the consensus forecast of six analysts from a survey by Dow Jones Newswires, compared with GBP3.90 billion reported a year earlier.
CBS MarketWatch
added Feb 25, 2015 13:15

Mexico says Pacific trade meeting in April, fast track slips

A meeting aimed at sealing a Pacific trade deal has been called for April, Mexico's economy minister said on Tuesday...29 mainly Republican lawmakers wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on Feb. 20 warning against different treatment for tob
added Feb 25, 2015 09:53
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