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[UK] Councillor slams ‘inappropriate’ investment in tobacco industry to fund local authority pension schemes

Tobacco barrons have been handed more than £30m in public money by town hall chiefs across Tyne and Wear – despite high profile efforts to combat smoking in the region. The Tyne and Wear Pension Fund - which is managed by South Tyneside Council - has £31.
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:36
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Tobacco stocks fall after Jefferies revises outlook

Owen Bennett, revised down projections for so-called reduced risk tobacco products...also downgraded Philip Morris and Altria to “hold”, while reaffirming British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands as a “buy”, as the tobacco industry contends with a shi
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 20:57
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Will evolving e-cigarette policies help or hinder vape stocks?

It is worth considering that while overall levels of smoking are declining, the effects will last much longer and the cost to the public purse will continue to grow well after the world, if it ever manages it, eradicates smoking altogether. Governments e
IG (au)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:12
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SAVEDOFF: It Takes an Oncologist: A New and Promising Tobacco Control Initiative

King describes the aim of the Tobacco Free Finance Pledge as an effort to "shine a spotlight on the leading financial organizations that have moved to tobacco-free finance and to encourage others to follow suit. The Pledge is a good-spirited initiative a
Center for Global Development (CGD)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:41
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[UK] Council pension funds are major investors in tobacco companies

Anti-smoking groups dismiss claims by local authorities that they can’t sell stocks / More than £1.7bn has been directly invested in tobacco company stocks by healthcare providers, fire authorities and schools via UK council pension funds, the Guardian
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:36
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[UK] Local authority pension funds and investments in the tobacco industry (PDF)

It is intended to help inform stakeholders in local authority pensions, including Councillors, pension fund members, local taxpayers and pension fund trustees. It is intended to help them make decisions about their investment strategy, and in particula
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:34
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BAT is on the campaign trail to transform tobacco ‘Don’t combust and burn, heat and vape.’

Facing legal and regulatory actions involving claims of personal injury and economic loss, as well as swelling anti-smoking sentiment fuelled by anti-smoking campaigns, British American Tobacco (BAT) is forging ahead in transforming tobacco. Investing he
Moneyweb (za)
added Aug 13, 2018 20:47
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This Is Philip Morris' Answer to Skeptical Investors

With the tobacco giant having doubled down on the next generation of iQOS, investors will have to watch carefully how that part of the business performs to see if Philip Morris can sustain an orderly transition even amid all the uncertainty and doubt surr
Motley Fool
added Aug 10, 2018 17:01
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Is This a Buying Opportunity for Tobacco Stocks?

We still believe there is value in the stocks, however, particularly in Imperial and Philip Morris. After some wild swings in its valuation, the tobacco industry appears out of favour, and the stocks are trading on lower multiples than we think is justifi
MorningStar UK (uk)
added Aug 7, 2018 20:30
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BAT Gets Leg Up on Marlboro in U.S. Heated-Tobacco Race

said it received approval from the [FDA] to begin selling its Neocore heated-tobacco device, which was formerly known as Eclipse. The shares were the best performers on the benchmark FTSE 100 index, rising as much as 5.5 percent to a three-month high. “
Bloomberg News
added Jul 26, 2018 13:23
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