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[North Carolina] Reynolds, Lorillard say federal approval for $27.4B deal advancing

said in a joint regulatory filing Tuesday they have achieved “certified substantial compliance” for additional regulatory information related to their proposed megadeal.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 21, 2015 10:54

[Africa] How Tobacco Continues To Remain Zimbabwe’s King Crop

Tobacco is playing a surprisingly important role. Last year, local Zimbabwean companies expended funds in the neighbourhood of $29 million on tobacco imports, which was used to enhance the quality of the locally grown Virginia tobacco in order to make ci
added Jan 13, 2015 14:37

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Bad approach to tobacco problem

While it’s hard to fault the goal of the proposed ban, the only winners, unfortunately, will be those selling tobacco products in surrounding communities.
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Nov 11, 2014 11:08

[Uganda, UK] British American Tobacco To Layoff 177 Direct Staff Due To Low Tobacco Profitability

says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be affected by its plan to terminate leaf production in Uganda. The global tobacco group, British American Tobacco, says close to 15,000 farmers in West Nile and Bunyoro regions will be a
NTV-Uganda (ug)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:51

VIDEO: Big tobacco merger in works, top analyst predicts

Bonnie Herzog, Wells Fargo, discusses what Reynolds American's Vuse distribution means for the industry. ... A merger between tobacco giants Reynolds American and Lorillard is in play and will happen, Wells Fargo Managing Director Bonnie Herzog told CNB
added Jun 18, 2014 19:34

Zimbabwe's tobacco industry continues to grow

after 68 weeks of trading, 173 million kilograms of tobacco have been traded. That figure is an improvement of 31% from the 132 million kilogrammes that had been traded in the same period last year. More notably, it is also above last year’s season total
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Jun 8, 2014 14:21

[UK] British American Tobacco Looks At Possible M&A Deals With Reynolds, Lorillard

The Times of London on Monday reported that British American Tobacco (NYSE: BTI), Britain's largest tobacco group, asked Deutsche Bank to work with UBS regarding possible financial deals in the United States. The article stated that British American Tob
added May 12, 2014 19:10

Tobacco merger talk picks up

Bankers and lawyers are busy working on potential mergers in the tobacco industry, reports CNBC (video).The biggest buzz is over the potential that Reynolds American (RAI +1.4%) will buy Lorillard (LO +3%) for as much as $80 per share.Though Wells Fargo n
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 1, 2014 00:19

FDA will propose e-cigarette regulations

says it plans to propose rules for makers of the products as early as this month. The policies will have big implications for a fast-growing, largely unregulated industry and its legions of customers. If the regulations are too strict, they could kill a
added Apr 23, 2014 09:35

BROKAW: Bravo, CVS, for Banning Tobacco Products

I now know where I'll buy my toothpaste, razors, shampoo, cold tablets, cough drops, sunscreen and vitamin pills. There really is no such thing as a smoke free envionment unless we ban the source.
NBC News
added Feb 9, 2014 23:35
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