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Donald Trump's Long History of Trying (and Failing) to Do Business in Russia

Trump wasn't deterred. In 1996, five years after the Soviet Union had crumbled, he tried to partner with the US tobacco company Brooke Group to build a hotel in Moscow.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 18:37
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Vector Group Reports Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Second quarter 2016 revenues were $438.3 million, compared to revenues of $416.2 million in the second quarter of 2015. The Company recorded operating income of $70.7 million in the second quarter of 2016, compared to operating income of $55.8 million in
Business Wire
added Jul 28, 2016 16:19
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Altria Leads Cigarette Price Increase

“From a timing perspective, this price increase is roughly in line with [Altria’s] cigarette price increase last year that became effective on May 17, 2015,” Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog wrote in a research note. “We had been anticipating this price
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 18, 2016 17:07
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[Florida] Cigarettes, luxe real estate and more: The many angles of Vector Group

Cigarettes and luxury real estate are decidedly odd office mates. But together, they form the business backbone of a $2.64 billion publicly traded company that’s one of the largest Miami-based firms — even if few locals realize it’s here. That company i
Miami (FL) Herald
added Sep 20, 2015 21:47
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STATEMENT OF RONALD J. BERNSTEIN PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LIGGETT VECTOR BRANDS LLC BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

the renegade tobacco industry has also re-labeled “little cigars” as “filtered cigars” while making minimal changes to the weight of the product. This has created another tax dodge that has cost the federal government close to $900 million. Together wi
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:18
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[Florida] $20M award in smoking lawsuit against RJR, Liggett will stand

A $20 million award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Vector Group Ltd.'s Liggett unit will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a joint appeal by the two cigarette makers.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Nov 26, 2012 16:18
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[California] Tobacco fueled ads helped tobacco foe Waxman win reelection

in late September the tobacco manufacturer the Liggett Group and several company executives, including the CEO, contributed more than $33,000 to a pop-up super PAC that would go on to help the candidacy of just one candidate: Rep. Henry Waxman, arguably t
Sunlight Foundation
added Nov 15, 2012 10:40
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Florida justices hear arguments in smoker's death

A high-profile lawyer representing three tobacco companies urged the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday to make it harder for thousands of sick smokers or their survivors to win lawsuits . . . David Boies, a New York lawyer who also represented Democrat A
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 7, 2012 11:43
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[Canada] Smoking: Will cigarettes ever be safe?

“How do you evaluate if any of this is going to be of useful effect?” asks Proctor. “That’s the story of a lot of our research effort for the last five or six years. It’s one of the most challenging things, figuring out if what you’ve done to the product
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Sep 3, 2012 10:13
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[Florida] TOBACCO v. DOUGLAS (PDF)

Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Apr 9, 2012 00:00
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