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This Stock Proves How Much Egyptians Love Their Cigarettes

Shares of Cairo-based Eastern Tobacco, which holds a monopoly on cigarette production in Egypt, have hit successive record highs, in both dollar and local-currency terms, after the company posted an increase of almost 161 percent in first-half profit.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 6, 2018 17:58

[California, New York] COPLAND: The pension divestment ripoff

the California Public Employees Retirement System, decided to divest their funds of tobacco stocks. In 2016, the California fund released a report by an outside consultant that calculated that this boneheaded divestment plan had cost the pension system mo
New York Daily News
added Feb 5, 2018 22:16

iQOS Expected To Be A Key Growth Driver For Philip Morris

These factors in conjunction could result in a reduced operating margin for the company. However, in the future, as iQOS has higher margins, as compared to traditional cigarettes, they could be expected to improve the margins for Philip Morris.
added Feb 5, 2018 19:24

CDC Director’s Investment in Tobacco, Drug Companies Baffles Ethics Experts

“So without that sort of ethics guidance from the Office of Government Ethics, and no ethics agreement signed, Fitzgerald just operated as if she were a regular citizen, trading and buying in stocks that pose a direct conflict of interest for her role as
Scientific American
added Feb 1, 2018 23:49

[Georgia (Country)] The scandal that just forced the CDC director to resign, explained

Fitzgerald has publicly dedicated her career to fighting tobacco, but Politico uncovered that her private investments in the industry date back much further than her current posting.
Vox Media
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46

Statement from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regarding CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald

Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director. Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 1, 2018 22:08

Trump’s CDC Director Steps Down After Tobacco Stock Scandal

Tom Frieden, former CDC director under President Barack Obama, defended Fitzgerald on Twitter, saying that he talked to her and believes her when she says she was unaware her financial manager had made a tobacco-company investment. “She understands that
Bloomberg News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:15

U.S. public health chief quits over financial conflicts

A physician and former commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health, Fitzgerald is the second high-profile health official in the year-old Republican Trump administration to leave over financial and ethical questions. She leaves as the countr
added Feb 1, 2018 01:46

VIDEO: CDC Director Fitzgerald resigns

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resigned her position on Wednesday. The move comes one day after Politico reported Fitzgerald's purchase of tobacco stock after she assumed the position of the nation's
added Jan 31, 2018 16:12

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, C.D.C. Director, Resigns Over Tobacco and Other Investments

In a statement, Alex Azar, the newly appointed secretary of Health and Human Services, announced the resignation of the director, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, citing her “complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to com
New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 16:08
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