Archive for November, 2012

Nov 30 2012

Tobacco companies should be more graphic warnings on cigarette packs

I remember the first few times I bummed around Europe as a wannabe bohemian type in my twenties, and noticed how different things were from the United States.

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Nov 29 2012

Big Tobacco accused of new smokescreen

Tobacco companies have been smoked for the second time over the lack of compliance with new plain packaging rule.

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Nov 28 2012

Couche-Tard says it is victim of tobacco war in the United States

Store operator Couche tard mentioned that it is caught in the middle of the war among cigarettes manufactures. Philip Morris, Marlboro maker created a policy that make retailers to reduce producing of cigarettes for to make prices lower.

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Nov 27 2012

Healthy groups breathe easy after tobacco ban

Published by under Smoking ban

Tobacco investments by the public sector and government will be banned in NSW, in a move applauded by healthy group.

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Nov 26 2012

NSW Government bans all tobacco investments

The government of New South Wales in quenching their investments tobacco statewide.

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Nov 23 2012

Three tobacco giants of high dividend yield

Published by under Tobacco news

The tobacco industry has been very attractive for dividend hunters. The massive size of the market and the huge piles of cash allows the company in the sector to distribute regular dividends. As a result, the sector has been one of the most consistent dividend payers over the years. Companies in the tobacco industry have been able to do well even in a downturn. However, more recently, stricter rules hamper sales and limited the growth in the industry. It should be borne in mind that the tobacco industry is in a mature stage, and any growth is likely to be small. However, participants have an incredibly strong position in the market and continue to pay its investors handsomely.

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Nov 22 2012

Raising taxes on tobacco will save lives

Published by under Cigarette taxes

Smoking-related diseases and deaths are a serious threat to the health of China’s future and prosperity. But this threat can be reduced with a strong policy action to reduce smoking.

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Nov 21 2012

Tobacco prices head northwards

Published by under Tobacco news

Tobacco farmers from India are in bonanza this year. The flue price had increased to 145 kg in the Karnataka as against a maximum price of 125kg realized by 42000 tobacco farmers in the state.

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