Monthly Archives: September 2012

The law on tobacco control

The Network for Consumer Protection, together with a group of politicians belonging to major political parties addressed the masses did not cast a vote for those political candidates who smoked. Nadeem Iqbal, Executive Coordinator of the Network, said Thursday that the political parties should not award tickets to smokers, as it would compromise their commitment to strengthen the public health.

Oklahoma Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Company bank account seized

The federal government seized more than $266,000 from the bank account of a Tobacco Company owned by the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma, and detained tobacco wholesaler in New York as part of a multi-stage investigation into the alleged trafficking millions of dollars worth tax-free cigarettes.

Philip Morris plains to plant the flu vaccine in China

The Canadian company has joined forces with the cigarette giant Philip Morris in an unusual project to sell flu vaccine in the huge Chinese market, a potentially important step forward for science controversial production of pharmaceuticals in plants.

Government misses tobacco tax targets

The government’s tax collection from tobacco products did not meet the objectives assigned to the sector over the past two years, strengthening the case of Aquino administration for a tax increase sin.

Norfolk Pension Fund £44m tobacco investments

Managers of a pension fund for thousands of Norfolk County Council employees are recommending they continue investing in tobacco companies, although the power to take responsibility for the health of the population from next year.

Seizing control of smokeless tobacco

With new flavors, brand extension and increased promotional activity, MST will continue to post strong sales growth in stores.

Updates from Imperial Tobacco

A lift from the FTSE 100: he rose +0.35% yesterday to 5,888 points. Weir Group was the best performer, up +2.82%, while Aviva was the biggest scoop board, down -3.33%, after the Admiral Group, down -1.54%.

Focus on tobacco farmers

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile questioned the corporate briefing last week that the proposed “sin tax” bill pending in Congress today will be as it is. He also expressed the view that the tax increase to the level proposed would have a negative impact on local tobacco farmers, especially in the northern part of the island of Luzon, where he.

The group accuses the party list of “facade” for tobacco industry

A network of anti-tobacco lawyers has asked the Commission on Elections to disqualify party list organizations accusing him of being the front group for the powerful tobacco industry.