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KAPLAN: 6 questions for Rep. Tom Price, Trump’s nominee to lead HHS

As a congressman, Price tried to exempt the cigar industry from the new FDA rules that require premium, hand-rolled cigars to comply with the same testing and labeling requirements that smokeless tobacco and flavored must follow. The industry opposes th
statnews.com
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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MOLCHAN: Rep. Tom Price’s questionable ethics make him unfit to lead HHS

He voted against regulating tobacco, an addictive substance that causes a legion of health problems, as a drug. Could that have been related to his investment in the Altria Group, the parent company of Philip Morris and Smokeless Tobacco Company Inc.?
statnews.com
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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HARPER: Confirmation fight over Price is political theater

Then there’s Sen. Al Franken, who harangued Price before his committee for owning tobacco stocks while he himself currently profits from ownership of tobacco stocks.
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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How Will Philip Morris Respond to the BAT-Reynolds Merger?

That makes a merger of equals the easier option, but it's far from clear that the leading tobacco company in the U.S. has an interest in recombining with its former subsidiary. Moreover, antitrust concerns would inevitably come up. Reynolds American's ow
Motley Fool
added Jan 20, 2017 14:39
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[Ireland] Fleming fumes over tobacco hazard for State agencies

Tobacco should be added to a list including cluster munitions and antipersonnel mines in which State agencies are prohibited from investing, the Dáil has heard. Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Seán Fleming said legislation which bans investment
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:13
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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
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[UK] Tobacco giant set to unveil £4m investment in Southampton site after agreeing £40.8bn takeover

BAT – one of Southampton’s biggest employers – has agreed a £40.8 billion takeover... It comes in the same week that company is due to unveil a £4m investment in its Southampton site which will become the home of its Global Supply Network Operation.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:05
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Fitch: Higher Reynolds Bid Points to Two-Notch Downgrade for BAT

The increased price and cash component of British American Tobacco's (BAT) revised deal to acquire full control of Reynolds American will result in higher leverage than under the original proposal, Fitch Ratings says. It also means a two-notch downgrade i
Reuters
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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[Florida] People Can Still Sue Tobacco Companies Over Health

It will also create the biggest target for more lawsuits related to the harmful effects of tobacco use...But fear of lawsuits...has taken a backseat to fears of being left behind in the consolidation of the tobacco business. Higher taxes, more public educ
24/7 Wall Street
added Jan 17, 2017 19:16
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British American's Acquisition Of Reynolds Makes It Jefferies' Preferred Global Tobacco Play

The note was written ahead of the deal announced by the companies, on the assumption that the deal would come through. After British American Tobacco sweetened its bid for buying the 57.8 percent stake it does not already own in Reynolds American, the co
Benzinga.com
added Jan 17, 2017 18:58
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