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Price hikes help tobacco industry overcome lower sales volumes

Cigarette manufacturers’ ability to get smokers to absorb rounds of price increases contributed to additional revenue increases, according to a leading tobacco-industry analyst. Bonnie Herzog with Wells Fargo Securities said Tuesday that the price increa
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 25, 2016 05:13
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Industry watch: heat-not-burn tobacco products are about to reach their boiling point

marketed them as healthier than conventional cigarettes. These claims, refuted by researchers,1 failed to lure consumers. Each reincarnation of HNB was commercially unsuccessful, and most HNB products were discontinued shortly after their introduction. Un
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2016 17:17
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UK Court Approves Vote Split in SABMiller-AB InBev Merger ($$)

PLC’s two largest shareholders will be treated as a separate class in the vote on the proposed £79 billion ($103.5 billion) takeover of the company by Anheuser Busch... ... 41.6 percent of SABMiller’s shares — the stakes held by tobacco company Altria and
Law360
added Aug 23, 2016 22:34
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GLANTZ: Big Tobacco aims its guns to kill California tobacco tax

Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
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Confusing smoke signals from Turkey

1. The premier vaping network website in Turkey has been blocked to all Turkish Internet users. 2. In direct violation of FCTC Article 5.3, the makers of the Marlboro and Parliament brands of cigarettes in Turkey are joining a Turkish government delegat
NicotinePolicy.net
added Aug 19, 2016 18:45
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[Virginia] MURILLO: Tobacco regulation needs to support innovation

consumers are increasingly interested in trying innovative tobacco products. Newer technologies may hold the promise for harm reduction...At Altria, we are committed to working with FDA and other interested stakeholders to help make this potential a reali
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 19, 2016 17:48
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Tobacco lawsuit: Judge approves reimbursements in Arkansas case

Reimbursements for consumers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 32-year period have been approved as part of a $45 million lawsuit settlement. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a judge granted preliminary approval for those
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 19, 2016 10:39
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EDITORIAL: Smoke And Money: Arkansas consumers may collect from class-action suit

So, the company pays to make this all go away. The lawyers get their share, and expenses are taken out. And the folks who are supposed to benefit—along, we suspect, with quite a few who aren't—get the leftovers. Ain't justice grand?
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Aug 19, 2016 10:37
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Cigarette makers fight North Dakota tobacco tax hike

Campaign finance disclosure reports filed with the North Dakota Secretary of State's office show Marlboro-maker Altria Group Inc. and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. have contributed more than $860,000 to fight the tobacco tax increase that will appear on the No
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 03:54
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Marlboro Lights users in Arkansas in line for cash after $45M settlement approved

Consumers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 32-year period are eligible for reimbursement of at least 10 cents per purchased pack as their share of a $45 million settlement granted preliminary approval Tuesday by Pulaski County Circ
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Aug 17, 2016 18:40
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