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Big Tobacco Launches A 'Safer' Cigarette, It Won't Stem The Decline

In other words, U.S. stocks are very expensive by historical standards, and Big Tobacco stocks are only a hair cheaper that the broader market. And again, this is an industry in terminal decline - which should be trading at a substantial discount to the
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 21, 2014 23:58
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Affordable Care Act Aimed to Increase Smoking Cessation

Several provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intend to improve smoking cessation rates by increasing insurance coverage for effective interventions, according to a perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 19,
Pharmacy Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:56
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Colorado insurance alert urges smokers to quit

Colorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking-cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country’s new health-care law.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 23:41
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Iowa smoking opponents ask Hy-Vee to end tobacco sales

A statewide group of health professionals and tobacco opponents used Thursday’s Great American Smokeout observance to launch a campaign calling on Hy-Vee to end the sale of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, at any of its stores that have a pharmac
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 21, 2014 23:35
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[Iowa] Hy-Vee should quit selling cigarettes, smoking foes say

Anti-smoking activists are calling on Iowa's largest grocery chain to quit selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at stores that include pharmacies or health clinics. The move would help Hy-Vee demonstrate its professed interest in customers' hea
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 21, 2014 23:33
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[Iowa] Group calls on Hy-Vee stores to end tobacco sales

The Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance launched a campaign asking Hy-Vee, Inc. to ban products such as cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes at stores with pharmacies and clinics. As a practical matter, such a policy would cover nearly all of the ch
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 23:31
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[North Carolina] Rogers: Whether you smoke it or work in it, tobacco is fraught with danger

I spent four summers in the early 1950s putting in tobacco in Columbus County. I’ve seen grown men cry, fight, pass out...illegal to sell cigarettes to minors but we can hire them to work all day in it. Does that make sense? Tobacco has been a golden cr
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 21, 2014 23:15
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[Florida] Product Liability MVP: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker ($$)

MVPJones Day's Stephanie Parker has been R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s go-to attorney since she began trying cases for it 15 years ago, and as its lead defense counsel, she has helped it win cases even in the post-Engle litigation landscape, including the f
Law360
added Nov 21, 2014 23:11
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‘Vape’ Joins Pot Lingo as Oxford’s Word of the Year

“The growing popularity of e-cigarettes, combined with the legal cannabis industry, created a perfect storm,” said Katherine Martin, a lexicographer involved in the selection. Yet “vape” is only the tip of the linguistic iceberg, at least when it comes
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:09
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[New York] ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: SMOKING IN THE SUBWAY

Tobacco smoke should be banished from the platforms of the underground railway....the odor of one partly burned cigar, disagreeable anywhere, is positively nauseating in a Subway car.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:06
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