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[Europe] Pressure grows for Commission President Juncker to end tobacco lobbying secrecy

Splits occur within European Commission, as European Parliament, Ombudsman and NGOs increase the pressure for implementing UN rules for contacts with tobacco industry lobbyists.
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:42
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[UK] Pension funds review tobacco divestment

Just 15 years ago, the tobacco industry was considered to be in terminal decline, given its exposure to multibillion-dollar lawsuits, government clampdowns on marketing and rising consumer aversion to smoking in developed countries.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 24, 2016 15:45
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Index of tobacco control sustainability (ITCS): a tool to measure the sustainability of national tobacco control programmes

The 31 indicators were agreed to be ‘critical’ or ‘important’ factors for tobacco control sustainability. The Index comprises the weighted indicators as a tool to identify aspects of national tobacco control programmes requiring further development to a
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2016 00:02
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[Africa, Congo] No matter how equal or unequal a society is, men still smoke more

. But what about a developing society with a high degree of gender equality like the Aka pygmy tribe living in West Africa's Congo Basin? Surprisingly, even there, smoking is definitely a male thing, says anthropologist Casey Roulette of Washington State
Science Codex
added Apr 20, 2016 15:42
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Philip Morris Boosts Outlook as Profit Falls

“Our confidence is guided by moderating industry volume declines and robust pricing, underpinned by our superior cigarette brand portfolio, led by our flagship brand, Marlboro. We are also excited by the progress, best represented by our impressive HeatS
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Apr 20, 2016 13:20
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MARQUEZ: Taxing tobacco and the new vision for financing development

We at the World Bank, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies, as well as World Health Organization, are already working and committed to support countries in the design and implementation of tobacco taxation
World Bank blogs
added Apr 20, 2016 01:21
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Reports 2016 First-Quarter Results; Increases, for Currency Only, 2016 Full-Year Reported Diluted EPS Forecast to a Range of $4.40 to $4.50

“In line with our expectations, our first-quarter financial results reflected a tough comparison with the exceptionally strong first quarter of last year”
Business Wire
added Apr 19, 2016 13:59
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Philip Morris (PM) Q1 Earnings & Sales Miss: Stock to Suffer?

In order to combat macro issues, the company, along with other tobacco majors like Reynolds American Inc. (RAI - Analyst Report), British American Tobacco (BTI - Snapshot Report) and Altria Group Inc. (MO - Analyst Report), is focusing on the growing alt
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Apr 19, 2016 13:37
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Philip Morris International's first quarter profit drops 14.8 percent as volume drags

The tobacco company, which only sells its products outside the U.S., reported a 14.8 percent dip in net income to $1.53 billion, or 98 cents per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 19, 2016 13:35
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[Asia-pacific] GLOBAL TRADE AND CUSTOMS JOURNAL: Robert Ireland, 'The Trans-Pacific Partnership Tobacco Carve-Out Precedent' (2016)

the TPP tobacco carve-out is another in a growing list of legal and policy defeats for TTCs. This article summarises the state-TTC conflict that influenced and resulted in the TPP tobacco carve-out.
Wolters Kluwer
added Apr 18, 2016 03:08
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