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Altria to host second quarter results webcast

Altria to host second quarter results webcast

| July 16, 2015

The Altria Group is due to host a live audio webcast at altria.com from 09.00 Eastern Time on July 29 to discuss its 2015 second-quarter business results. The company will issue a results press note about 07.00 on the same day. During the webcast, which will be in listen-only mode, chairman, CEO and president, Marty […]

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ITC board member to sit on RAI board

ITC board member to sit on RAI board

| July 16, 2015

Reynolds American Inc. said yesterday that its board of directors had elected Robert Lerwill, the retired CEO of the Aegis Group, as a Class II director, effective immediately. Lerwill, who fills the board vacancy created by the death of Sir Nicholas Scheele in July 2014, will serve on the board’s compensation and leadership development committee. […]

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Farmers’ leader says Zimbabwe needs smaller crops

Farmers’ leader says Zimbabwe needs smaller crops

| July 15, 2015

The president of the Commercial Farmers’ Union (CFU), Wonder Chabikwa, has said that Zimbabwe needs to grow smaller crops in the future, according to a NewsDay story. He said the CFU believed that if crops were smaller, the quality would improve and demand would increase. Zimbabwe has had a difficult marketing season this year, reportedly […]

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Court orders implementation of bigger warnings rule

Court orders implementation of bigger warnings rule

| July 15, 2015

An Indian court has directed the federal government to implement a regulation requiring bigger health warnings on tobacco packaging, according to a Reuters story. The measure had been put on hold pending a report from a parliamentary panel. The government last year decided that 85 percent of a tobacco pack’s surface should be covered in […]

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Calls for regulation of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong

Calls for regulation of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong

| July 15, 2015

In Hong Kong, Children as young as six have ‘admitted’ trying electronic cigarettes, according to a story by Danny Lee for the South China Morning Post and citing the results of a survey conducted by the social welfare group Caritas. The survey findings are said to have brought calls for tighter regulation of these devices […]

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RAI to host results conference call and webcast

RAI to host results conference call and webcast

| July 15, 2015

Reynolds American Inc. is due to host a conference call and webcast following the release of its second-quarter 2015 financial results before the market opens on July 28. The participants will be Susan M. Cameron, president and CEO; Andrew D. Gilchrist, CFO; and Morris L. Moore, vice president of investor relations. The conference call and […]

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