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AB InBev’s New SABMiller Offer Not Sweet Enough For Some

Anheuser Busch InBev on Tuesday increased its more than $100 billion offer for SABMiller plc in hopes of quelling investor disdain over the growing inequity between the cash offer and the partial share alternative, but the sweetened offer is already being
Law360
added Jul 27, 2016 03:30
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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Howard Dean / Democratic National Convention

Guns — the ultimate public-health crisis. Also cigarettes. I hear Governor Pence missed the memo, but they do in fact cause cancer and no amount of tobacco company contributions can change that, Governor. The choice in this election is clear.
PR Newswire
added Jul 27, 2016 03:24
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[Minnesota] HEALTH NOTES: Public housing smoke bans studied

Nonsmoking policies in public housing results in less smoking by residents. So says a study released last week by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives. The policies also reduce nonsmokers’ exposure to
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 03:08
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AUDIO: Remembering Robert Swanson, Advertising's 'King Of Jingles'

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:05
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes pollute the air and expose bystanders

Significantly, as Czogala and colleagues note, despite the lower level of nicotine pollution that e-cigarettes produce, people exposed to this air have similar levels of cotinine (a measure of the amount of nicotine taken into their bodies) as people exp
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2016 18:18
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[Illinois] Up In Smoke: Legislation vaporizes Indiana e-cig shops

Closed shops, empty shelves and higher prices. That's the current forecast of Indiana's vaping industry, which claims recent legislation has basically vaporized the e-liquid cigarette market throughout the state. Signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence in Ap
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Jul 26, 2016 17:19
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Bates: “Disinformation from anti-vaping activists more harmful than from tobacco industry”

My greatest concern right now is that many in the tobacco control and public health community are doing what the tobacco industry used to do 30 years ago. I think that misleading people and policy makers by pretending that e-cigarettes are more harmful th
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 26, 2016 17:18
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[North Carolina] Newport sales continue to bolster Reynolds' quarterly profit

ded its first 12-month reporting period a clear profit winner from its acquisition of Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette. Reynolds reported Tuesday a 43 percent increase in adjusted net income to $828 million in the second quarter. Net sales
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2016 17:13
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Reynolds board agrees to raise quarterly dividend, renew share-repurchase program

another busy quarterly reporting period beyond earnings, as has been the case since the possibility of the Lorillard Inc. deal surfaced in March 2014. Reynolds’ board of directors approved a return to an overall dividend payout program of 80 percent of ad
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2016 17:12
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[Nevada] Las Vegas man files lawsuit over exploding e-cigarette battery

A year ago, a 32-year-old Las Vegas man walked into a southeast valley vape store, bought a Samsung battery for his e-cigarette and went shopping with a friend. Later the same day, the battery exploded in Kendall Tanouye’s pocket, sending him to the hos
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Jul 26, 2016 17:02
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