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[Russia] Drinks companies shaken by rouble turmoil

Tobacco companies too are expecting to suffer from the falling rouble. Russia is the second-largest tobacco market in the world after China and according to Citi accounts for double-digit percentage sales of Japan Tobacco and Philip Morris International.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 21, 2014 20:00

Major movie studios’ shareholders seek response to 1,000,000 deaths

shareholder advocacy organizations announced that they were filing shareholder resolutions ... “there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young people.” Shareholders were concerned tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:48

Fitch: Smoke Clearing on U.S. Regulation and Tobacco Consolidation in 2015

Fitch Ratings expects stable ratings for Fitch-rated U.S.-based tobacco entities and a stable sector outlook in 2015. Fitch's view reflects relatively steady credit profiles backstopped by sustained net price realization in the traditional cigarette categ
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2014 15:13

[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45

Altria, Reynolds American, and The Future of Big Tobacco

Domestic tobacco companies might maintain pricing power for years to come, but shifts in cultural attitudes and excise taxes outpacing price hikes could cause shipments to fall faster than expected. For now, investors should pay attention to Altria and R
Motley Fool
added Dec 17, 2014 05:29

E-Cig Co. Pulls Plans For $150M IPO Citing Market Woes ($$)

distributor Electronic Cigarettes International Group Ltd. on Monday pulled its plans for a $150 million public debut on the Nasdaq, the latest company to drop out amid overall market volatility fueled by concerns over dropping energy prices and economic
added Dec 17, 2014 05:12

BRICS Tobacco Market Outlook to 2018 - Rising Consumption of Low Tar Cigarettes to Drive Growth

provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as the market size of cigar, cigarettes, beedis, smokeless tobacco segments in BRICS Tobacco market and future outlook of the industry. The report also covers the market shares of major players
Research and Markets (ie)
added Dec 17, 2014 00:47

[UK] Leading Tory backbench MP Jacob Rees-Mogg 'failed to declare interests'

Jacob Rees-Mogg spoke in four debates in the Chamber in support of the tobacco, mining and oil and gas industries without declaring that he is a founder and director of a firm with multimillion-pound investments in the sectors.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 15, 2014 07:33

[Australia] Meet the $1.3 billion super woman: How Dr King trumped big tobacco

Knowing many of her colleagues would be unhappy with the investment too, Dr King approached Health Super, the fund many hospital employees used at the time. Within a year, the fund, which later merged with First Super, had divested $200 million in tobacc
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Dec 7, 2014 18:05

WILLIAMS: Bad News for Smokers: Tobacco Hits a Dubious Milestone

A steady reduction in smoking rates means national insurers like UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH ) are likely to see a reduction in smoking-related chronic illnesses from their members, which helps save them money in the long run. One final note, let's n
Motley Fool
added Dec 7, 2014 18:01
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