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[Australia] AMA Leadership Development Dinner Friday, May 26, 2017 - 19:30

hear from inspirational speaker Dr Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist who convinced Australia’s largest super funds to divest 1.8 billion in tobacco companies.
Australian Medical Association (au)
added May 2, 2017 20:01
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[UK] Takeover bid from Japan Tobacco on Imperial Tobacco extremely unlikely, Citi says

The chief reason is that Japanese laws require the government to maintain a one-third stake in JT. To circumvent antgi-trust legislation JT might buy 60% of Imperial, but that would push its leverage, in terms of net debt to EBITDA to near 5%, far exceed
Digital Look (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 22:48
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[UK] Imperial Brands falls as takeover speculation eases

was a faller on Friday after Citigroup bet against the longstanding speculation of a bid from Japan Tobacco ever becoming reality. Citi saw a deal as “extremely unlikely”, because the Japanese state is legally required to maintain a one-third stake in Ja
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:15
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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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[Asia, India] Government investment in the tobacco industry promotes use, says Sumitra Pednekar

Sumitra Pednekar lost her husband Satish Pednekar, who was Maharashtra’s former home and labour minister to oral cancer in 2011, and has questioned the government’s contrarian policy on tobacco. She has filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay H
DNA India (in)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[West Virginia] All Things Considered: U.S. Tobacco Profits Soar Despite Drop In Number Of Smokers

Maloney of The Wall Street Journal found revenue is soaring. Her piece in today's Journal details how... MALONEY: Well, the profit margins are growing every single year. They've gone up 77 percent since 2007. CORNISH: So is there, like, a typical or aver
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 25, 2017 16:43
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Altria's Success Story in 2 Simple Sentences

First, Altria has found a way to survive despite an onslaught of attacks that many believed would eventually drive the tobacco company bankrupt. Second, Altria has used its brand awareness to create pricing power, and price increases have helped the cigar
Motley Fool
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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Big Tobacco’s boom time as cigarette revenue soars

Investors are also cheering...The industry sells 5.5 trillion cigarettes each year to the world’s one billion smokers. In many ways, the US has become attractive again as opportunities around the rest of the globe wane.
The Australian (au)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:29
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ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate (PDF)

4. This paper provides background information on the ILO’s current activities in the tobacco sector, as well as on the role and responsibilities of the ILO within the broader framework of the [FCTC] to help the tripartite members of the Governing Body t
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:20
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Philip Morris Price Increases Fail to Offset Smoking Decline

The company has been investing in a new portfolio of products Philip Morris International Inc., the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company, dropped the most in five months after price increases and new technologies failed to offset a decline in d
Bloomberg News
added Apr 22, 2017 23:43
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