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4 Tobacco Stats That Will Blow You Away

1. Potential international growth of 45% in two decades / 2. Cigarette smoking kills 480,000 Americans annually / 3. The staggering economic costs of smoking / 4. Tobacco is still big business, despite downward pressures
Fox Media
added Dec 30, 2016 16:16
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[Europe] EU Comes Up With A Plan To Prevent Illicit Cigarette Trade

As per the new laws, European Union countries must ensure that all tobacco packets are “marked with a unique identifier,” as well as a security stamp, so that the packet can be tracked from the factory to the shop floor. The Commission is yet to decide wh
Trefis
added Dec 28, 2016 18:10
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3 Reasons Altria Group Inc. Stock Could Rise in 2017

has had an exceptionally strong 2016, producing total returns in excess of 20% for shareholders. Yet even with the gains that the company has produced, Altria has plenty of positives looking ahead, and success in the future could produce even more share-p
Motley Fool
added Dec 26, 2016 16:50
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Cigarettes Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Reynolds American, Altria, Philip Morris, and Vapor

With yesterday's market trend in mind, Stock-Callers.com reviews these four Cigarettes stocks: Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO), Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM), and Vapor Corporation (NADAQ: VPCO). Learn more a
PR Newswire
added Dec 23, 2016 13:52
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[California] CalPERS votes to broaden ban on tobacco investments

The California Public Employees' Retirement System voted on Monday to broaden its restrictions on tobacco investments, opposing a recommendation by the pension fund's staff to reinvest in the controversial asset.
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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[California] CalPERS opts to keep ban on tobacco stocks

By one estimate, CalPERS has missed out on $3 billion in financial returns by refusing to buy tobacco stocks. But the pension giant decided Monday to stick with the ban despite a recommendation from its staff that the ban be relaxed.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[California] Largest public pension system to sell all tobacco stocks

The California Public Employees' Retirement System decided Monday to sell its last $550 million worth of tobacco-related investments nearly two decades after trading away the bulk of them. In a 9-3 vote, the CalPERS investment committee disregarded the
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[California] GLANTZ: CalPERS, against staff advice, votes to completely divest tobacco stocks; sees industry in decline

they invited me to make a formal presentation to the Committee and worked with me to prepare the materials in a way that would most effectively address the Committee’s likely questions. (My submission is here.) At the end of this process, the staff rec
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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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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Altria Group Inc.'s Biggest Failure in 2016 So Far

given the success that Philip Morris has seen and the way that iQOS differentiates itself from the rest of the reduced-risk products market globally, Altria should arguably try to advocate for the potential benefits of iQOS more aggressively in order to t
Motley Fool
added Dec 20, 2016 16:34
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