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[UK] Traditional thinking on tobacco investing goes up in smoke

A report released today casts serious doubt over the assertion that pension funds are 'duty bound' to invest in tobacco. The report follows an investigation by The Independent which found that councils across Britain have at least £1.3 billion of
FairPensions (uk)
added Feb 26, 2013 10:56

Big and Small Tobacco Set to Profit From Emerging Legal Marijuana Trade

Look to small-cap tobacco companies such as Vector Group (NYSE: VGR) to hop on the train as well as larger companies like Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) and Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI).
SmallCap Network
added Feb 16, 2013 21:08

[UK] Alex Cunningham calls for an end to tobacco investments

An MP has called for councils to "ditch" their investments in tobacco firms as they prepare to take over NHS anti-smoking campaigns.
BBC Online
added Feb 1, 2013 16:14

[India] 'LIC invested heavily in tobacco companies in '11'

Life Insurance Corpor-ation of India (LIC) invested heavily in Indian Tobacco Company (ITC) and other tobacco companies, including smokeless tobacco during the year 2011, a RTI by the Voluntary Association of India (VHAI) has revealed. According to the
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Nov 6, 2012 15:38

BAT Nine-Month Cigarette Shipments Fall on Europe and Brazil

British American Tobacco Plc (BATS), Europe’s largest cigarette maker, said shipments declined during the first nine months of the year because of lower consumption in Brazil and western Europe.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 24, 2012 11:18

ITC Profit Beats Analyst Estimates on Cigarette Price Rise

ITC Ltd. (ITC), India’s largest maker of cigarettes, reported second-quarter profit that beat analyst estimates after increasing prices on some tobacco brands.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 19, 2012 09:17

[Canada] Tobacco stocks stay, despite lawsuit, Alward says

Province holds $44M in shares in companies it's suing for 'unconscionable acts'
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 25, 2012 13:23

[India] ITC shares fall after Australia's anti-tobacco stance

Reacting to the reports from Australia, IDFC Securities stated in a report that it has turned "bearish" on ITC and downgraded the stock to "underperform" with a target price of Rs 244.
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:18

Japan Tobacco: Shareholders Reject Dividend Hike Proposal

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) shareholders on Friday rejected a proposed sharp dividend hike and other measures put forward by U.K.-based activist hedge fund The Children's Investment Fund.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 25, 2012 13:39

Vector Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Business Wire
added Jun 7, 2012 13:20
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