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Why E-Cig Makers Put Up Large Warnings On Their Packs

such voluntary efforts at social responsibility increase the pressure on smaller manufacturers to follow suit as the government amps up regulation. This can help consolidate the e-cigarettes industry faster as smaller players either shut down or get bough
Trefis
added Nov 10, 2014 15:00
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Is CVS Health's "Tobacco-Tax" Brilliant or Stupid?

detractors think it may alienate customers. Both sides have valid arguments, but I think that CVS Health's decision leans toward the brilliant. Here's why.
Motley Fool
added Nov 9, 2014 19:40
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CVS's Growing Drug Business Makes Up for Quitting Tobacco

CVS Health Corp. (MDT:US) beat analysts’ third-quarter estimates as prescription drug sales made up for the drop in revenue the company suffered after it quit selling tobacco products at its retail pharmacies. Profit excluding one-time items of $1.15 a
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 4, 2014 15:21
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Altria Reports 2014 Third-Quarter and Nine-Month Results; Reaffirms 2014 Full-Year EPS Guidance

Altria and its subsidiaries continue to be subject to litigation, including risks associated with adverse jury and judicial determinations, courts reaching conclusions at variance with the companies’ understanding of applicable law, bonding requirements i
Altria Group, Inc.
added Oct 30, 2014 14:11
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FORM 8-K - CURRENT REPORT- PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

possibility that reports from the U.S. Surgeon General regarding the negative health consequences associated with cigarette smoking and second-hand smoke may result in additional litigation and/or regulation;..various adverse judgments in the Engle Progen
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:56
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Philip Morris Int'l Q3 Results Top Estimates, But Trims 2014 Outlook

Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International, Inc. ( PM ) reported Thursday a profit for the third quarter that decreased 8 percent from last year, hurt by higher excise taxes. Cigarette shipment volumes also edged down 0.4 percent.
NASDAQ
added Oct 17, 2014 10:49
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British American Tobacco: Reading The Smoke Signals (Part 2)

At this time we would not buy the stock ourselves due to an insufficient margin of safety between price and fair value, but we may consider a position below £29, at which level the stock provides a psychologically important 5% dividend yield as well as
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 16, 2014 17:48
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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette maker's stock touches historical Sh1,000 at the bourse

British American Tobacco stock opens trade today as the most expensive share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, having closed at a historical high of Sh999 on Friday.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:38
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Shareholders Challenge Major Hollywood Studios to Account for 1,000,000 Smoking Deaths

faith-based shareholders, who are part of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and the shareholder advocacy organization As You Sow, filed shareholder resolutions with The Walt Disney Company and Viacom (parent of Paramount) asking t
As You Sow
added Oct 1, 2014 06:51
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Advocacy Groups Challenge Studios Over Smoking in Youth-Rated Movies

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and the faith-based advocacy organization As You Sow have decided to step up the pressure by filing shareholder resolutions with the parent companies of the six major movie studios. “We think we’ve given the m
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2014 13:53
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