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[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29

[North Carolina] Hearing set on Reynolds’ lawsuit injunction

A N.C. Business Court judge will hold a hearing Jan. 16 to determine whether to put on hold two shareholder votes on the Triad’s largest-ever corporate deal – Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. The hearing will take place at
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 8, 2015 08:53

Lorillard Bet on Merger Nod Offers Arb Payoff: Real M&A

The takeover of cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. (LO:US) is offering one of the biggest profit opportunities for investors willing to bet the deal won’t go up in smoke.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 30, 2014 05:37

[UK] Havering Council tobacco investment ignites health row

Havering Council’s growing investment in tobacco companies has been condemned by health campaigners as “ethically and morally unacceptable”. Nearly £2.5million of the authority’s pension pot is tied up in shares with companies that make cigarettes, cigar
Romford Recorder (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:59

Tobacco Stocks Slip On $23.6 Billion Verdict; Analysts Weigh In

Stifel analyst Christopher Growe said that the verdict appears to "complicate" the Reynolds acquisition of Lorillard in the short-term during the appellate process. Speaking on the acquisition, Morgan Stanley analyst David Adelman said Reynolds only gen
added Jul 21, 2014 13:14

US deal rumour sends BAT lower ($$)

BAT fell 1.2 per cent to £32.11 amid talk that its US subsidiary Reynolds American has been working on a bid for Lorillard, the leading e-cigarette maker.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 4, 2014 10:23

[New York] The ‘Incredible and Unprecedented’ Chance to Make Nicotine Safer

Wells Fargo held its first E-Cigarette Forum in New York, and yesterday the bank’s analysts sent out a transcript .. one quote that stuck out came from Clive Bates, an independent consultant and former head of anti-tobacco group Action on Smoking and Heal
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Nov 27, 2013 00:20

'War of Innovation' Rages in Tobacco Industry

As a testament to the Lausanne, Switzerland-based firm’s new greeting on its re-launched homepage, “Designing a smoke-free future,” the high-tech center has three wings named Earth, Wind and Air. The absence of Fire signifies the company’s push for “hea
added Mar 10, 2017 15:38

[Canada] One week later.... Justice Riordan sent a message - but to whom?

A week after Canadian tobacco companies are hit with a stupendous penalty for having neglected their manufacturers' responsibilities and harmed Quebec smokers, it would appear that life goes on pretty much as it did before. And so does business.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:34

Philip Morris International (PM): A Smokey Future

What’s more, it’s not certain whether e-cigarettes will continue to enjoy their “wild west” regulatory status. Until the smoke clears, PM stock faces considerable headwinds in 2015 and remains a hold at best.
added Feb 5, 2015 19:08
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