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[New York] Tiny Biotech's Tobacco Tinkering Makes It a Rare Winner

tiny 22nd Century Group Inc. has something that’s suddenly in high demand -- it grows tobacco plants with just 3 percent of the nicotine in typical tobacco plans. As stocks of cigarette giants plunged over the past week, 22nd Century’s shares are up 70 pe
Bloomberg News
added Aug 5, 2017 21:32
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Fitch Downgrades British American Tobacco to 'BBB'; Withdraws Reynolds American

The transaction makes it the largest tobacco company globally. However, it will be burdened by increased leverage, which may remain high and not consistent with 'BBB' category rating medians over the rating horizon despite positive free cash flow (FCF) ge
Fitch Ratings
added Aug 5, 2017 21:27
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Tobacco Industry Faces Bifurcation Following FDA Proposed Regulation

FDA’s attempt to curb smoking could simply result in nicotine consumers getting their buzz from vaping...may cause a bifurcation of the tobacco industry whereby companies that have embraced “new tobacco” survive while the others get vaped out of business.
Hedge Connection
added Aug 4, 2017 12:39
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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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[Asia, USA] Indian tobacco industry to be hit as USFDA proposes to slash nicotine content in cigarettes

The Indian tobacco giants like ITC Ltd., VST Industries Ltd. and Godfrey Phillips India Ltd. also saw a fall in the share prices. Quoting Sanjay Manyal, equity research analyst at ICICI Securities Ltd., the reports said that if implemented the new regul
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:07
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What Does The FDA’s Plan Mean For Tobacco?

Bonnie Herzog ... argues that it could be a positive development for Philip Morris... From her note:... Bottom line We see this as an opportune entry point for longterm investors and would recommend building positions on today's broad weakness. We also no
Barron's
added Aug 1, 2017 18:53
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[Africa, UK] British American Tobacco Feels The Burn Again As Serious Fraud Office Investigates

BAT shares were marked 2% higher in the opening 30 minutes of trading in London and changing hands at 4,803 pence each after having fallen around 11.8% over the past two sessions. The Food & Drug Administration sent shares of tobacco companies like B
thestreet.com
added Aug 1, 2017 18:37
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[Australia] Verified Tobacco-Free

I’m an oncologist and the Founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios. In 2010, I found out by accident that my Super Fund invested my money in tobacco companies – the very companies that made the products that caused my patients unimaginable harm. In fa
Pozible
added Aug 1, 2017 00:33
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VIDEO: Eliminating tobacco companies from investment portfolios | Bronwyn King | TEDxSydney

Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist, was horrified that she and her colleagues at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre were unknowingly supporting tobacco through their superannuation (pension) investments - an action which came at the expense of the
You Tube
added Aug 1, 2017 00:14
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[Asia, USA] Indian Cigarette Makers May Feel The Heat As U.S. Proposes Nicotine Cut

U.S. regulator’s policy would be a deterrent for new smokers, said Sanjay Manyal, equity research analyst... However, a policy like this to get implemented may take time and its impact on the Indian tobacco industry can be assessed only after regulation d
Bloomberg News
added Jul 31, 2017 23:23
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