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Tobacco Tales: Will Lorillard and Reynolds Merge?

investors should keep in mind that tobacco is not really a growth industry and that the tobacco stocks are good for generating steady income, but not much else. Despite the allure of outsized dividends and stock buybacks, there are better opportunities el
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
added Mar 11, 2014 14:56

[Canada] Ontario Retailers Expect Significant Rise in Illegal Tobacco Sales

Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) and its 7,000 retail members are urging the provincial government to maintain current tobacco tax rates, following an increase in the federal excise tax on tobacco products. "Increased taxes on
added Feb 12, 2014 17:16

[Korea - South] S. Korean tobacco firm ‘depicts African farmers as monkeys’

The African Tobacco Control Alliance, a Pan-African tobacco control organisation, has called on South Korea’s largest tobacco manufacturer, KT&G, to pull the brand, which features a caricature of monkeys roasting tobacco leaves, the Korean Herald reporte
Health-E (za)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:41

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers want increased funding

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said that farmers should access funding in order to boost production levels for the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Sep 8, 2013 16:49

[Philippines] Cigarette prices in PH still among lowest despite sin tax, says report

Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines, said the first edition of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Tobacco Atlas showed that the country continued to have one of the lowest prices of cigarette products in the r
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 2, 2013 20:04

12 Things The Tobacco Industry Would Like You Not To Know

As Big Tobacco attempts to clean up its image, we thought now was as good a time than ever to remind you of these 12 facts the industry would like you to forget: 1. Smoking-related health conditions are a leading cause of death in the United States, acc
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 1, 2013 13:57

RJ Reynolds Gears Up for Larger E-Cigarette Operation

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co., a division of locally-based Reynolds American Inc. (RAI), has been testing its Vuse electronic cigarette in a few markets since last summer, and now the product could be rolling out to more stores across the country. Speaking at
Convenience Store News
added May 13, 2013 14:18

Marlboro sales, market share eyed as cigarette maker Altria Group reports 1Q results Thursday

The premium Marlboro brand has been under pressure from competitors and lower-priced cigarette brands as consumers face economic pressure and high unemployment. Those economic challenges are in addition to the tax hikes, smoking bans, health concerns and
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 24, 2013 09:03

[Oklahoma, Rhode Island] Big tobacco stubs out e-cigarette competitors

Vuse, an electronic cigarette that delivers nicotine without the use of tobacco and is benefiting from the combined marketing power of R.J. Reynolds and state government regulators.
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:12

[South Dakota] Three tobacco shops raided by DEA

Roll With It stores closed after synthetic drug sweep
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jul 28, 2012 09:28
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