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[Asia, India] Government investment in the tobacco industry promotes use, says Sumitra Pednekar

Sumitra Pednekar lost her husband Satish Pednekar, who was Maharashtra’s former home and labour minister to oral cancer in 2011, and has questioned the government’s contrarian policy on tobacco. She has filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay H
DNA India (in)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[West Virginia] All Things Considered: U.S. Tobacco Profits Soar Despite Drop In Number Of Smokers

Maloney of The Wall Street Journal found revenue is soaring. Her piece in today's Journal details how... MALONEY: Well, the profit margins are growing every single year. They've gone up 77 percent since 2007. CORNISH: So is there, like, a typical or aver
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 25, 2017 16:43
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Altria's Success Story in 2 Simple Sentences

First, Altria has found a way to survive despite an onslaught of attacks that many believed would eventually drive the tobacco company bankrupt. Second, Altria has used its brand awareness to create pricing power, and price increases have helped the cigar
Motley Fool
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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Big Tobacco’s boom time as cigarette revenue soars

Investors are also cheering...The industry sells 5.5 trillion cigarettes each year to the world’s one billion smokers. In many ways, the US has become attractive again as opportunities around the rest of the globe wane.
The Australian (au)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:29
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ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate (PDF)

4. This paper provides background information on the ILO’s current activities in the tobacco sector, as well as on the role and responsibilities of the ILO within the broader framework of the [FCTC] to help the tripartite members of the Governing Body t
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:20
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Philip Morris Price Increases Fail to Offset Smoking Decline

The company has been investing in a new portfolio of products Philip Morris International Inc., the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company, dropped the most in five months after price increases and new technologies failed to offset a decline in d
Bloomberg News
added Apr 22, 2017 23:43
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Wall Street rallies as earnings lead charge

Philip Morris (PM.N) fell 3.8 percent to $109.61 as the biggest drag to the benchmark S&P index after the tobacco maker's first-quarter profit forecast fell below estimates.
Reuters
added Apr 20, 2017 19:59
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[Ohio] Endowment dollars traced to tobacco, oil and private prison companies

In 2015, Ohio University banned the use of tobacco products on its Athens campus. Despite that, money invested in one of the world’s largest tobacco companies can be traced to the university’s endowment fund.
The Post Online (Ohio University)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:56
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[Asia, India] Should the govt hold stake in tobacco firms?

That’s the substance of a case filed by a group of individuals, some of whom run the Tata Trusts, in the Bombay high court. The case—the court is yet to decide whether to admit it or not—specifically names ITC Ltd, which it refers to as “primarily” a tob
livemint.com (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:19
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[Asia, India] Globally, insurers have small holding in tobacco firms, but some moving away

In most cases the insurance companies are privately owned with a clear profit motive, and their stakes are limited to 2-3% of the total shareholding of the tobacco firms.
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:58
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