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Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis

Meanwhile, not a single fund in the database mentions cigarettes or e-cigarettes as a focus area. That could lead startups developing vaping gear or other products that could conceivably be used for either pot or tobacco to play up the cannabis angle.
TechCrunch
added Mar 27, 2017 03:47
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[New Zealand] KiwiSaver members urged to put heat on tobacco investments

While governments and health officials work against tobacco, some financial institutions undo that work with financial support, Tobacco Free Portfolios says.
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:05
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UPDATE 2-Norway's wealth fund says ethics profile has cost $1.4 billion in a decade

The biggest loss of 1.16 percentage points was caused by not being invested in tobacco producers, followed by manufacturers of specific weapons, such as nuclear weapons, cluster munitions and anti-personnel landmines.
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 02:14
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[Asia] Graphic health warning on packs: Tobacco companies 'continue to flout rules' in Bangladesh

One year after rules of printing the graphical health warning on pack made mandatory, a study finds most tobacco companies are still flouting the law. The tobacco industry rather resorted to fresh “ill tactics” to undermine the implementation of the la
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:22
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[Netherlands] Tobacco remains a good investment, say Dutch pension funds

More than 50% of Dutch institutional investors continue to invest in tobacco, according to a report published by Trouw on Tuesday. ‘Many investors say that smoking is legal and therefore they see no reason to change their policy,’ said researcher Hester
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 15, 2017 22:09
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[Netherlands] Pension funds less tough on tobacco than insurers: survey

Dutch insurers have much stronger exclusion policies on tobacco industry investments than the country’s pension funds, a survey has revealed. The study, conducted by the Association of Investors in Sustainable Development (VBDO) and commissioned by the
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Mar 15, 2017 22:08
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Research Reports on Cigarettes Equities -- Reynolds American, Altria, Philip Morris, and Vector

The Tobacco industry comprises of companies that are engaged in the growth, preparation for sale, shipment, advertisement, and distribution of tobacco and tobacco-related products. Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2017 22:59
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CVS Antes Up Again in Its Fight to End Tobacco Use

Now, more than two years after tobacco was last sold in its stores, the company says it plans to fund $10 million in new and expanded programs as part of an effort to create the first tobacco-free generation. The money will support the second year of "Be
Investopedia.com
added Mar 14, 2017 16:49
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To Profit From This $10 Billion Craze, Invest in “Sin”

E-cigs are indeed all the rage and they pose a challenge to traditional cigarette makers, but also a huge opportunity for investors who know how to exploit the trend. Below, I examine a familiar company that’s the best play on the vaping phenomenon.
Investing Daily
added Mar 12, 2017 00:18
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Tobacco Giants Push New ‘Alternative Products’

Working 'Across the Harm Spectrum’ Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BTI) plans to quadruple the number of markets in which it offers products such as e-cigarettes and vaping products. The London-based company plans to expand its e-cigarette and
Investopedia.com
added Mar 10, 2017 23:25
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