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[Uruguay] Weekly Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris Changes Purchase Process, Runs Into Trouble With WHO

we will discuss Philip Morris’ recent announcement of its decision to stop purchasing tobacco from farmers directly and instead from two large suppliers. ...we will briefly touch upon the World Health Organization (WHO)’s decision to come out against Phil
added Nov 7, 2014 19:27

An Uruguayan Lawsuit With International Implications For Philip Morris

The consequences of this particular lawsuit are expected to transcend national boundaries. It is expected to influence lawsuits of a similar nature that Philip Morris is involved in with other national governments. Therefore, even as the Latin America an
added Sep 19, 2014 18:03

Has Philip Morris Lost Its Edge Over Altria and Lorillard?

investors haven't been too excited about the cigarette-maker's prospects lately. Although analysts expect Philip Morris earnings to grow, the once-huge growth rates that distinguished the company from U.S.-centered Altria Group and Lorillard have seemingl
Daily Finance (AOL)
added Oct 17, 2013 07:15

[North Carolina] FDA focus on menthol flavoring, low nicotine levels rattles investors

Menthol’s popularity with smokers led Reynolds American Inc. to spend $29.25 billion in June 2015 to acquire Newport from Lorillard Inc. Reynolds, now fully owned by British American Tobacco PLC, holds 56 percent of the U.S. menthol cigarette market shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2017 19:47

'War of Innovation' Rages in Tobacco Industry

As a testament to the Lausanne, Switzerland-based firm’s new greeting on its re-launched homepage, “Designing a smoke-free future,” the high-tech center has three wings named Earth, Wind and Air. The absence of Fire signifies the company’s push for “hea
added Mar 10, 2017 15:38

[UK] Is this the end for British American Tobacco plc and Imperial Brands plc?

While at first glance these earnings and dividend increases look positive, personally I’d be approaching the tobacco companies with an air of caution right now.
Motley Fool UK
added May 23, 2016 19:16

Tobacco Makers Just Won a Major E-Cigarette Victory, but Does It Matter?

A U.S. House of Representatives committee recently approved an amendment to an agricultural funding bill ...tobacco investors shouldn't place too much faith in the long-term growth of the e-cig market. Public bans, exploding devices, and other future reg
Motley Fool
added Apr 28, 2016 20:35

Are Imperial Tobacco Group Plc & British American Tobacco Plc Running Out Of Puff?

further growth is looking increasingly unlikely over the near term. This will make it difficult for the shares to record further gains from here and, as such, it probably means that the lengthy period of outperformance that both companies have enjoyed is
Motley Fool UK
added Sep 29, 2015 13:13

SWEDA: Under An Hour: My Time at the 2015 Altria Group, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting

my question is ‘Why shouldn’t Altria’s shareholders and investors expect the company to continue to pay judgments in the hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars in the years to come?’” Mr. Barrington answered that litigation “presents risks to
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:31

[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29
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