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[Canada] With glamour of smoking all but gone, why is Big Tobacco still so profitable?

Despite decades of negative factors that would likely spell the end of any other industry, international tobacco companies are raking in cash and staking their territory in the battle for market share. In Canada, smoking rates have plateaued at about 16
National Post (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:54

[California] $17.7 million verdict in Los Angeles smoking lung cancer case

found that Lorillard Tobacco Co.’s cigarettes contributed to the 1998 death from lung cancer of smoker William “Earl” Major....the Brayton Purcell firm is best known for its work in the asbestos litigation; its past claims against Lorillard have focused o
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 15:50

[Europe, UK] Imperial's Cooper to Be Blu Even as E-Cigarette Sales Lag

Cooper was lauded as the surprise winner in the Reynolds/Lorillard tobacco megadeal when she agreed to buy Blu... The chief executive officer of the U.K. purveyor of Davidoff cigarettes may have more work than she bargained for, after Blu sales fell 35 pe
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 19, 2014 05:25

[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Restores Wrongful Death Claim For Smoker ($$)

finding the plaintiff's daughter, as the estate's representative, should have been allowed to amend the original personal injury suit to add a wrongful death claim. A lower court had granted Kimberly Roden's 2009 motion to substitute for her mother, Lore
added Aug 14, 2014 02:34

[UK] Controversial e-cigarette ads have 'hurt' the industry, admits Blu boss

Fuller admitted that the attention-seeking nature of some e-cigarette brand marketing had affected consumers' impression of the industry. Earlier this year, an innuendo-laden TV ad for e-cigarette maker VIP became the sixth most-complained-about ad ever,
Marketing Magazine (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 12:32

7-Eleven first big battleground for e-cigs

The first significant fight for electronic cigarette market share between the Big 3 tobacco manufacturers features a national convenience store chain as a key battleground. MarkTen, the e-cig brand by Philip Morris USA, recently began being sold in 7-Ele
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 13:12

[North Carolina] Lorillard sends employees memo about proposed sale to Reynolds American

Lorillard Tobacco Co. has made its initial communication to its 2,900 employees about what to expect if federal regulators approve Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion purchase of the company. The complicated deal, which involves two U.S. and two Briti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 13:10

[UK] How Blu's sheriff Jacob Fuller plans to conquer the e-cigarette wild west

it remains a wild west, where Jacob Fuller, the chief executive of Blu, Britain’s largest eCig-maker, can not predict what will happen. “Until regulations start coming in from 2016, the market will continue to be the wild west, precisely because there are
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 11:33

HARGREAVES: The Reynolds American - Lorillard Deal Is Threatened By The FDA

biggest risk facing the Reynolds - Lorillard deal going forward is the menthol issue. There is no telling when the FDA will make a move on menthol flavored cigarettes and the enlarged Reynolds could be caught out if it does not keep its debt pile under co
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Aug 8, 2014 08:07

It's Been a Dream Week for Tobacco, the Life-Saving Plant

Introducing the all-new, life-saving, pleasure-giving, widow-and-orphan-supporting plant—tobacco. OK, a slight exaggeration. ... On the whole, though, for Big Tobacco it’s been a week to die for.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 7, 2014 11:22
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