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CVS Antes Up Again in Its Fight to End Tobacco Use

Now, more than two years after tobacco was last sold in its stores, the company says it plans to fund $10 million in new and expanded programs as part of an effort to create the first tobacco-free generation. The money will support the second year of "Be
added Mar 14, 2017 16:49

[UK] MPs investing in cigarette companies, oil giants and 'tax avoiders' through their pension scheme

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund (PCPF), whose investments have never been made public before, ploughed more money into British American Tobacco (BAT) and oil giant BP and than any other two companies over the past year. Millions of pounds wer
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20

The Latest: Alabama Dem asks Trump, Lewis to end feud

Franken asked how he squared his ownership of tobacco stock and his vote against a 2009 bill bolstering tobacco regulations with his doctor's oath to do no harm. Price said he assumed the stocks were part of broader mutual funds or pension plans he owned
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 18, 2017 21:38

Altria Group Inc.'s Best Segment in 2016

Instead, Altria's fastest-growing segment has been smokeless tobacco products, and a huge part of the gains there have been due to the success of the other major brand in Altria's arsenal: Copenhagen.
Motley Fool
added Dec 20, 2016 16:35

As Cigarette Demand Slows, Philip Morris Pursues a Paradigm Shift

Iqos trials showed that the product has an effect that is almost akin to quitting smoking, making it hard to imagine that smokers would be ready to pay a premium for a similar experience. The product's biggest hurdle is probably the eventual conversion
added Dec 5, 2016 22:58

Tobacco stocks lower after California passes major tax

Wells Fargo warns that higher pricing will led to another drop in cigarette volume next year with California accounting for 8% of U.S. volume. Tobacco tax initiatives in Colorado, Missouri and North Dakota were defeated.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 9, 2016 22:19

[UK] Imperial Brands burnt by broker’s smoke signals ($$)

The stockbroker to the tobacco group behind Lambert & Butler and Gauloises left investors spluttering yesterday after it downgraded the company a week before its results. Shares in Imperial Brands, which will publish a trading update next Thursday, waft
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:24

[California] Smoking-cessation device maker nabs $47.6 million in Series B funding

Chrono Therapeutics, which makes a wearable nicotine-delivery device that helps people stop smoking, this week closed a $47.6 million Series B financing round led by Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Kaiser Permanente's venture capital arm.
San Francisco (CA) Business Times
added Sep 8, 2016 18:11

e-cigarette May Cause Less Harm: Tobacco Primes to Gain

a recent development has ushered in some good news for tobacco companies. A study jointly conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Cancer Institute and the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network has found out that e-c
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Jul 15, 2016 18:26

[Europe, UK] Will Brexit Hit Philip Morris International Hard?

Even though Philip Morris is typically seen as being in a recession-proof business, the uncertainty about the U.K. departure from the EU is already taking its toll on potential profits for the tobacco company going forward.
Motley Fool
added Jul 5, 2016 19:40
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