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[Africa, China, South Africa] Zimbabwe encourages booming Tobacco trade, but discourages smoking

Mugabe...“We will grow for those who want to smoke it. You should listen to what your doctor says. But if you over smoke, don’t blame us,” he added, drawing raucous laughter from Zimbabwean and South African government ministers and reporters.
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:51
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Reynolds' Cigarettes Are Good For You(r Portfolio)

Cigarettes might be bad for your health, but historically, they have been terrific for your portfolio. One company to consider is RAI, and one way to get cheap exposure is via LO. Net of the cash that you will probably get in the deal, you can set up RAI
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Apr 18, 2015 12:41
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Lorillard Proves Tobacco Companies Can Still Be Worthy Investments (LO)

During Q1, Lorillard saw huge cigarette operating profit growth and record high retail market shares. Cigarette volumes increased and the company continued to manage expenses despite them raising a bit year-over-year. The sales led to double-digit increas
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Apr 18, 2015 12:40
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Indiana lawmakers approve rules for e-cigarette liquids

House Bill 1432 bans the sale of e-liquids to minors and requires manufacturers to get a permit from the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission before bottling or selling. Businesses would pay $1,000 for the permit, which would be good for five years. Re
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Apr 18, 2015 12:39
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] I-Mei decides to stop selling tobacco from April

I-Mei Food Co., one of Taiwan's largest food producers, confirmed Wednesday a news report that it will remove all tobacco products from its chain stores beginning early April. The company m
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:14
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[Virginia] Fourth man convicted in series of robberies of area cigarette distributors

the robberies began Nov. 11 when a van was hijacked in Richmond and the robbers made off with $31,000 in cigarettes. Then on Nov. 25, a man who had just bought more than $50,000 worth of cigarettes from a store in Chesterfield County had his van hijacked
Richmond.com
added Apr 18, 2015 12:04
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The Misinformation Industry / Why the FDA doesn't really know what's in your food

Several of these scientists, a Center for Public Integrity investigation found, previously served as scientific consultants for tobacco companies during the 1980s and 1990s, when the tobacco industry fought vigorously to defend its products.
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 18, 2015 11:20
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How The Food Industry Relies On Scientists With Big Tobacco Ties

The food industry regularly turns to a small group of scientists — including several with ties to Big Tobacco — to determine whether additives it is adding to food products are safe. And these relationships often allow food companies to avoid a rigorous
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:19
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[North Carolina] Lorillard reports 2.7 percent increase in net income

As Lorillard Inc. awaits word on whether it will be bought by rival Reynolds American Inc., the Greensboro tobacco manufacturer posted a 2.7 percent increase in net income to $275 million for the first quarter.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 18, 2015 10:31
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[North Carolina] NC court: Is 800K tobacco growers too many to split $340M?

North Carolina's highest court will take up how many current and former tobacco growers in the Southeast have a stake in the $340 million reserve held by a non-profit cooperative established during an era of taxpayer subsidies killed a decade ago. The sta
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 18, 2015 10:30
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