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FDA move on nicotine could boost Philip Morris iQOS smoking device

"We believe this could prove to be an opportunity over the long term for reduced-risk products and, therefore, Altria/(Philip Morris) as they have a unique competitive advantage with iQOS,” Bonnie Herzog, a tobacco industry analyst at Wells Fargo Securit
Reuters
added Jul 30, 2017 11:44
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[North Carolina] FDA focus on menthol flavoring, low nicotine levels rattles investors

Menthol’s popularity with smokers led Reynolds American Inc. to spend $29.25 billion in June 2015 to acquire Newport from Lorillard Inc. Reynolds, now fully owned by British American Tobacco PLC, holds 56 percent of the U.S. menthol cigarette market shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2017 19:47
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VIDEO: Altria shares plunge after FDA releases road map to curb tobacco-related deaths

In an email, a British American Tobacco spokesperson told CNBC that the company's Reynolds American unit was "encouraged" by Gottlieb's comments. "Dr. Gottlieb's comments regarding nicotine and menthol do not come as a surprise to us," the spokesperson
CNBC
added Jul 29, 2017 13:32
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GROSS: Tobacco Investors Just Learned That Trump Isn’t the Salvation of Every Odious Industry

That’s the mistake tobacco investors made. Gottlieb, after all, is a physician, and a cancer survivor to boot. The science and medicine surrounding tobacco is long since settled, and the consensus is broad. The product has been regulated, without much co
Slate
added Jul 29, 2017 13:29
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Cigarette maker stocks plunge on FDA announcement, but health experts are skeptical

“What didn’t happen today is an announcement on actual regulation... What happened was an announcement that a docket would be opened,” said Dave Dobbins, the chief operating officer of antismoking nonprofit Truth Initiative, referring to the FDA docket t
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 29, 2017 13:26
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Tobacco bond prices weaker after U.S. proposes cigarette nicotine cut

In response the S&P Municipal Bond Tobacco Total Return Index, a broad measure of tobacco settlement bond sector performance which also includes some investment-grade paper, fell 0.71 percent on Friday
NASDAQ
added Jul 29, 2017 13:18
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FDA Seeks to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes to Nonaddictive Levels ($$)

Tobacco company shares tumble on move
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 28, 2017 20:54
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Tobacco Bondholders Shrug Off FDA News While Cigarette Stocks Are Hit Hard

Judging by the reaction in the corporate and municipal bond markets, the chances that cash flows will be interrupted seem relatively thin -- at least for now. There were only a handful of trades on Friday in the $86.5 billion market for debt backed by p
Bloomberg News
added Jul 28, 2017 20:45
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FDA Acts Vs. Cigarettes, But One Tobacco Giant Is Holding Up

However, one cigarette maker fared reasonably well. Peer Philip Morris International (PM), which sells Marlboro and other brands outside the U.S., rose 0.3% to 118.51 on the stock market today, rebounding from session lows for 109.31. Philip Morris presu
Investor's Business Daily
added Jul 28, 2017 20:44
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Why Altria is Tanking

The FDA will try to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes, causing Altria shares to tumble. One analyst says it's a good time to buy.
Barron's
added Jul 28, 2017 20:40
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