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[UK] BUZZ-E-cigarettes: bullish analyst turns cautious

Bonnie Herzog, long-time bull on the e-cigarette industry, says she has become more cautious given increased uncertainty among investors, retailer/industry contacts & consumers in last 6-12 mths
Life Style Extra (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 20:27

[Australia, UK, USA] Vote expected in U.K. on plain packaging for cigarettes

However, industry analysts and marketing officials said Friday they doubt there will be a spillover effect in the United States despite a similar push by anti-tobacco groups.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 26, 2015 17:37

[Ireland] Sell government tobacco shares to stub out smoking, say retailers ($$)

National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF)... The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association (CSNA), which acts on behalf of 1,200 small retailers and franchise holders, has called on the government to unwind its “unethical investment” in cigarette compani
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:30

[USA] SOMMER: The Strong Dollar Is Always Good, Except When It Isn’t

Since the dollar began to rise last year, Altria Group, the domestic company, has skyrocketed, while Philip Morris, the international company, has “flatlined,” Bespoke said in a report to clients. All of which suggests that a strong dollar isn’t entirel
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2015 17:26

[North Carolina] Big 3 tobacco companies likely to see big boost in earnings

following the expiration of a federal tobacco quota law. The Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004...will have strong revenue and earnings in fiscal 2015, in part because consumers have more disposable income related to lower gas prices.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2015 14:17

[Australia, UK] Market Report: Government’s plan for plain cigarette packaging puts heat on tobacco firms

British American Tobacco called the move “a serious error of judgement” and “inappropriate”. But Morgan Stanley’s Matthew Grainger ...reckons Big Tobacco will have a better chance of fighting the proposals in the UK courts given EU legal precedents.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jan 23, 2015 13:30

[Asia, India] Cigarette Taxes Weigh on ITC Results, Shares Fall

profit fell slightly short of analyst estimates as higher taxes on cigarettes and a government push to discourage tobacco consumption hurt sales, sending shares down 5 per cent Wednesday.
added Jan 21, 2015 10:22

[North Carolina] Reynolds-Lorillard shareholder vote moves foward

Shareholders are expected to vote on a pending merger of Reynolds American Inc. and cigarette rival Lorillard Inc. on Jan. 28 as originally scheduled now that an agreement has been reached between Reynolds and a trust challenging the deal with a lawsuit.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Jan 20, 2015 23:33

Oppenheimer Weighs Appeal of Rhode Island Tobacco Ruling ($$)

Oppenheimer Funds is looking over a judge's dismissal of its challenge to Rhode Island's plan to sell nearly $600 million in tobacco-settlement bonds.
Bond Buyer Online
added Jan 20, 2015 22:32

[Delaware, North Carolina] Regulatory filing discloses new details of Reynolds/Lorillard deal

Lorillard Inc. has provided further insight into negotiations that led it to accept a $27.4 billion offer from Reynolds American Inc. in an attempt to partially settle a shareholder lawsuit filed in Delaware. Lorillard disclosed details of its agreement
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 20, 2015 13:01
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