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  1. Sri Lankan stocks rise to 5-wk closing high in thin trade

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    Fri, 26 Dec 2014

    COLOMBO, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan stocks closed at its highest in five weeks Friday in thin trading, led by large caps such as Ceylon Tobacco Company Plc even as investors stayed away amid...

  2. China parliament weighs tough curbs on tobacco advertising -Xinhua

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    BEIJING, Dec 22 (Reuters) - China's parliament is considering tough curbs on tobacco advertising as the world's top consumer of cigarettes looks to kick its smoking habit, state media reported on Monday.

  3. RPT-Cuba's famed cigars get a foot in door of U.S. market

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    Sun, 21 Dec 2014

    HAVANA, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Milagros Diaz has been rolling cigars for 48 years, so long she cannot even smell tobacco anymore, and she is thrilled that the U.S. market is finally opening up for her handmade Cuban "habanos".

  4. Cuba's famed cigars get a foot in door of U.S. market

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    Sun, 21 Dec 2014

    HAVANA, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Milagros Diaz has been rolling cigars for 48 years, so long she cannot even smell tobacco anymore, and she is thrilled that the U.S. market is finally opening up for her handmade Cuban "habanos".

  5. British American Tobacco reaches $575 mln Flintkote settlement

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    Fri, 19 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco , the world's No. 2 tobacco company by sales, said it agreed to pay $575 million to settle litigation with the Flintkote Company related to disputed dividends and asbestos claims.

  6. Nikkei rises on hopes of dovish Fed; Japan Tobacco tumbles

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    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    of a continuation of the U.S. Federal Reserve's dovish stance helped sentiment recover, while Japan Tobacco Inc tumbled. Japan Tobacco , which is highly exposed to crisis-hit Russia, dived 7.8 percent on heavy volume and contributed a

  7. Nikkei advances on hopes of dovish Fed, weak oil prices

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    * 50-day moving average supports Nikkei - trader * Tumbling oil prices a boon for Japanese exporters * Japan Tobacco falls on Russia fears By Thomas Wilson TOKYO, Dec 17(Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday as hopes of a continuation

  8. Ultimate Stock-Pickers: Top Holdings of Top-Performing Managers

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    with Islamic law, which prohibits it from owning stocks of companies that get more than 5% of their revenue from alcohol, tobacco , gambling, pornography, or pork products. It also prohibits the managers from owning many stocks in the Financial Services

  9. Tobacco firms sign landmark pledge to end child labour in supply chains - TRFN

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    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Several of the world's biggest tobacco companies pledged on Wednesday to end child labour in their supply chains, a landmark agreement a rights group said could protect thousands of children from hazardous work in tobacco fields.

  10. E- cigarette use rare in non-smokers, UK survey finds

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    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The use of electronic cigarettes in England is largely confined to smokers and ex-smokers, according to a government-backed survey, the latest report to suggest that e-cigarettes were not attracting new smokers.

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