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[Mexico] Soaring Microsoft shares boosted Bill Gates's fortune by $15.8bn in 2013

regained world's richest man title from Mexican telecoms magnate Carlos Slim in May, now has $78.5bn
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:42
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De cada 100 cigarros que se consumen en México, 17 provienen del contrabando y la pitarería [Of 100 cigarettes consumed in Mexico , 17 from smuggling and pitarería]

The Director of Corporate Affairs, British American Tobacco , Carlos Humberto Suarez , said illegal snuff presence in Mexico reflects a supply chain controlled by a well organized group . A year into the country 340 million untaxed packs and lack of san
AméricaEconomía (mx)
added Nov 21, 2013 13:16
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Big Tobacco wins big payback from New Mexico

The state could face a multimillion-dollar penalty in funds supposed to help the most vulnerable New Mexicans because of a mistake made a decade ago. Each year, states receive payment from big tobacco companies to help cover medical costs of treating pat
KASA FOX 2 ( Albuquerque, NM)
added Oct 16, 2013 07:59
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Tax, price and cigarette brand preferences: a longitudinal study of adult smokers from the ITC Mexico Survey

results provide further evidence for the relevance of tax policy as a tobacco control strategy; in particular, they illustrate the importance of how specific rather than ad valorem taxes can reduce the potential for downward brand switching in the face of
Tobacco Control
added Oct 11, 2013 11:38
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Sweet outpouring for Indian boy in Mexico targeted for selling candy and cigarettes on the street

* The inspector, Juan Diego Lopez, took the cigarettes the boy was selling illegally and made him dump out the rest of the candy and snacks onto the street * Video taken of the incident was posted online and has gone viral over the week
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2013 18:56
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[Mexico] Tobacco group Philip Morris to take full control of Mexican arm in $700m deal

US tobacco group Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM), or PMI, said it will take full control of its Mexican unit through the purchase of the remaining 20% in Philip Morris Mexico SA de CV (PMM) from Grupo Carso SAB de CV (OTCMKTS:GPOVY).
financialnews.co.uk (uk)
added May 22, 2013 07:37
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[Latin America, Mexico, South Africa] JTI celebrates Camel centenary

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) will begin celebrating Camel's the 100th anniversary in Latin America this month. Events will take place at duty-free locations such as Mexico City International airport in Dufry outlets, Cancun airport in World Duty
DFNI (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 08:54
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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico] Cigarette Companies Mock Tobacco Control Laws in Latin America

With tobacco product advertisements banned in every country in the region, companies are now targeting points of sale in their efforts to increase product visibility, and implementing corporate social responsibility programmes to maintain brand popularit
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:56
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[Mexico] Call for more COPD screening for smokers

Screening smokers with spirometry for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) picks up more cases than symptom-based detection, research suggests. The authors say the findings highlight the need for more screening in primary care, which is seldom u
News-Medical.net
added Jan 22, 2013 22:21
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[Mexico] Marlboro palace: how city birds feather their nests

Nicotine-rich cigarette ends that repel parasites are the perfect building material for finches
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 6, 2012 12:14
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