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The Russian Smoking Ban: Will It Snuff Out Big Tobacco Profits?

Tobacco stocks have been a great investment precisely because they were cheap and no one wanted them. But you can't make that argument today. In fact, if anything they have become trendy.
added Mar 8, 2013 17:12

What's The Impact Of Russia's Anti-Smoking Law On Philip Morris?

ssia’s population is just around 10% of China, but it is the world’s second largest tobacco market after China. Hence, the law is bad news for international tobacco companies like Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM), British American Tobacco Plc (B
added Feb 6, 2013 19:58

E-cigarettes and cigarette-looking chewing gum to be banned in Russia

Lawmakers propose to amend the recently passed law "On protection of public health from exposure to tobacco smoke" to strengthen the measures to combat smoking and promotion of tobacco products. The ban will embrace the use and imitation of tobacco produ
Pravda Online
added Jan 21, 2013 12:00

Russia FinMin sees 10 pct alcohol, tobacco tax hikes from 2016

Russia's Finance Ministry proposes to raise excise duties on alcohol and tobacco at a slower pace after 2015 compared to the planned rate for the next three years, the Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Shatalov said on Tuesday.
added Oct 16, 2012 10:18

Mitt Romney Lined His Pockets Pimping Big Tobacco In Russia

Here's a question to ponder: If one belongs to a religion that bans smoking, should one participate in helping tobacco companies profit from emerging markets? Is there a moral question that has to be answered before undertaking that project?
Crooks & Liars (blog)
added Oct 12, 2012 16:25

[Russia] Jason Linkins: Mitt Romney's Bain & Company Timeline: Let's Get It Straight, Shall We?

She caps it off thusly: "Perhaps Cherkis and Carter have direct evidence that Mitt was actually controlling things while she was nominally in charge, but if so, I don't think they made it clear in the article." Well, golly, let's make it all clear, then
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 11, 2012 15:49

[USA] Romney's Bain Capital made millions from tobacco business in Russia in 90s

An investigation into Republican Mitt Romney's Bain Capital tobacco work has found that the consulting firm helped Philip Morris, which is America's leading cigarette manufacturer, increase its revenues in the U.S., and aided two other tobacco titans as t
Newstrack India (in)
added Oct 10, 2012 05:29

[Estonia, Russia] Duty-Free Allowances on Border Could Become Weekly Limits

Officials plan to tighten up the rules on duty-free allowances for cigarettes and alcohol on Estonia's border with Russia.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:10

How Russia’s Anti-Tobacco Laws Will Impact Philip Morris

This does not bode well for the tobacco companies considering that Russia is one of their largest markets
added Sep 6, 2012 02:25

Russia to ban open sale of cigarettes

Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added May 21, 2012 05:58
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