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[UK] How big tobacco has survived death and taxes

Between them in 2016, they shipped 2.27tn cigarettes, more than 300 for every man, woman and child on the planet, racking up combined sales of $150bn (£115bn). Their combined profits reached $35bn (£27bn), allowing investors in those companies to receive
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:34
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Stocks Under Scanner in the Cigarettes Space -- Altria, Philip Morris, Reynolds American, and British American Tobacco

PR Newswire
added Jul 11, 2017 21:38
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[Africa] Nigeria an attractive destination for foreign investors – Philip Morris Limited MD, Coskun Dicle

Why did you venture into the Nigerian market at the time you did? Africa is at the forefront of investment focus for many international companies across a wide range of industries. Within Africa, Nigeria’s human and natural resources, combined with the fa
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 10, 2017 01:35
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[Australia] Meet the doctor who gets super funds to kick their tobacco habit

Dr Bronwyn King took on the tobacco investors....it wasn’t just members of her super fund – many of them hospital colleagues – that were tangled up in the tobacco industry. It was the entire finance sector. “At first it was really just a very personal is
The New Daily (au)
added Jul 8, 2017 17:53
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[UK] Anti-smoking council has £85m invested in tobacco companies

Millions of pounds is invested in tobacco companies by the councils responsible for public health, the Post can reveal. The pension fund, which is administered by Nottinghamshire County Council and used by several other organisations throughout the coun
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:55
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[Netherlands] Dutch bank bans loans to tobacco industry on health grounds

The Netherlands’ third-largest bank ABN Amro said Wednesday that it is ratcheting up its battle against smoking and will no longer extend credit to clients in the tobacco industry. The Amsterdam-based bank’s decision came as it announced a new partnersh
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 01:45
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[Netherlands] Dutch bank ABN Amro stubs out tobacco industry

The Netherlands' third-largest bank ABN Amro said Wednesday that it...will no longer extend credit to clients in the tobacco industry.... "The core activity of those in the tobacco industry is not compatable with our core values," she told AFP. "Therefo
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:19
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Why This Industry Could be the Fastest-Growing Sector in the World

Alongside the forecast for world population growth and the increasing popularity of RRPs, this means that the tobacco industry could become the fastest-growing sector in the world. As such, now may be the perfect time to consider investing in it.
Motley Fool
added Jul 3, 2017 20:42
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[UK] After a decade of the smoking ban, the tobacco industry's real fight begins now

Yet 10 years on from the smoking ban, the tobacco industry continues to generate cash almost unabated, surviving wave after wave of public legislation...tobacco giants have become key constituents of most UK equity income funds available to retail invest
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:07
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[Central America] El Salvador: BUREAU OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS 2017 Investment Climate Statements Report

Most contraband cigarettes come in from China, Panama, and Paraguay and undercut legitimately-imported cigarettes, which are subject to a 39 percent tariff. According to ADES, most contraband cigarettes are smuggled in by gangs, with the complicity of Sal
US Department of State
added Jul 1, 2017 20:51
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