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Tobacco Industry Earnings Reverse Winning Streak

Major global tobacco leaders have baffled the bears over the years as profits continue to rise despite increased government regulation, massive legal settlements and declining smoking rates worldwide. As the industry consolidates, industry giants have ben
Investopedia.com
added May 8, 2017 19:12
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Big investors call for new limits on tobacco companies

A quartet of major global investors are calling on their peers to publicly back efforts to rein in the tobacco industry. Axa, Calpers, Scor and AMP Capital want other investors to sign a statement supporting “global action against the tobacco epidemic a
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 12:38
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The 3 Best E-Cigarette Stocks to Buy in 2017

With industry consolidation still ongoing in the tobacco industry, and the close ties all the global cigarette giants have with one another, buying the stocks of just one or two gives you exposure to a full portfolio of combustible cigarette alternatives
Motley Fool
added Mar 31, 2017 02:56
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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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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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[UK] MPs investing in cigarette companies, oil giants and 'tax avoiders' through their pension scheme

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund (PCPF), whose investments have never been made public before, ploughed more money into British American Tobacco (BAT) and oil giant BP and than any other two companies over the past year. Millions of pounds wer
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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The Latest: Alabama Dem asks Trump, Lewis to end feud

Franken asked how he squared his ownership of tobacco stock and his vote against a 2009 bill bolstering tobacco regulations with his doctor's oath to do no harm. Price said he assumed the stocks were part of broader mutual funds or pension plans he owned
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 18, 2017 21:38
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Altria Group Inc.'s Best Segment in 2016

Instead, Altria's fastest-growing segment has been smokeless tobacco products, and a huge part of the gains there have been due to the success of the other major brand in Altria's arsenal: Copenhagen.
Motley Fool
added Dec 20, 2016 16:35
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As Cigarette Demand Slows, Philip Morris Pursues a Paradigm Shift

Iqos trials showed that the product has an effect that is almost akin to quitting smoking, making it hard to imagine that smokers would be ready to pay a premium for a similar experience. The product's biggest hurdle is probably the eventual conversion
thestreet.com
added Dec 5, 2016 22:58
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Tobacco stocks lower after California passes major tax

Wells Fargo warns that higher pricing will led to another drop in cigarette volume next year with California accounting for 8% of U.S. volume. Tobacco tax initiatives in Colorado, Missouri and North Dakota were defeated.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 9, 2016 22:19
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