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3 hrs ago | Medical News

Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco smoke

Once inhaled, it is metabolised in the lung and liver, where it is activated by a variety of enzymes called Cytochrome P450 .


Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc, Spain, World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health

4 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Trial of former Va. governor McDonnell to start

Trial of former Va. governor McDonnell to start The Federal corruption trial against former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife starts Monday.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

14 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

Bob McDonnell corruption trial begins Monday: Facts and background

RICHMOND, Va. In what's expected to be a relatively sensational affair that's expected to last at least a month, the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, begins Monday.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Richmond, VA, Star Scientific

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

CEOs' lies come back to haunt

Ten days ago, a Florida jury awarded an eye-popping $23 billion judgment against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.


Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Marketing, Opinion

The Motley Fool

Vector Group's Q2 Earnings Report Could Light Up Its Stock Price

The No. 1 U.S. tobacco company lacks the one-two punch that Vector brings to the fight.


Related Topix: Altria Group

Bellingham Herald

Gifts, favors listed in former governor's case

A look at the gifts and loans former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, received from businessman Jonnie Williams, and some of the favors they did for him and his company dietary supplement company, according to court papers: - A loan to cover expenses of two vacation rental properties in Virginia Beach owned by Bob McDonnell and ... (more)


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia Beach, VA, Star Scientific

ABC News

Key Dates in Ex-Virginia Governor Corruption Case

A look at some of the key events in the corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.


Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific, Wedding

Seeking Alpha

Alliance One International: A Seldom Discussed Tobacco Company

While there are risks involved, if the company can take steps in the right direction, there is considerable upside potential.


Related Topix: Universal Corporation

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Molson Coors CEO Change Seen Cooling Beer Industry's Deal Fever

The retirement of Molson Coors Brewing Co. Chief Executive Officer Peter Swinburn may be bad news for investors betting on a merger between Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and SABMiller Plc.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Beverages, Anheuser Busch Companies, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Howard M. Lorber reports 5.7% stake in Vector Group

Howard M. Lorber reports 5.7% stake in Vector Group On July 23, the company granted Lorber an award of 1M shares of common stock subject to performance-based vesting pursuant to the company's incentive plan.


Related Topix: Vector Group

Institute for Southern Studies

Big Tobacco merger unites powerful NC political donors

Last week, the nation's second-largest tobacco company announced a complex, $27.4 billion deal to buy the next biggest tobacco corporation, both based in North Carolina.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, North Carolina, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Pat McCrory, US Governors


McDonnell Trial: Who's really on trial?

Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, A Few Good Men, Celebrities, Kevin Bacon, Star Scientific, Bob McDonnell, US Governors


America's 10 Fastest Shrinking Companies

Equity markets have been extremely strong in the past few years. Most of America's largest companies have managed to increase revenue, profitability, and shareholder distributions, sending their share prices to record highs.


Related Topix: TYCO International, Security, Altria Group, H&R Block, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Motorola

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Carolina Beaches

Congressmen and Parliamentarians to Join Farmworker Union in...

Dudley, North Carolina- On July 26th U.S Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur and British Members of Parliament Ian Lavery and James Sheridan will participate in a fact-finding delegation to North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions in the supply chain of British and American tobacco manufacturers.


Related Topix: Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Democrat, Dudley, NC, British American Tobacco plc

Lexington Herald-Leader

'Lucy': Scarlett Johansson uses more of her brain

R . Universal. 1:29. Fayette Mall, Frankfort, Georgetown, Hamburg, Movie Tavern, Nicholasville, Richmond, Winchester, Woodhill.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Universal Corporation, Nicholasville, KY, Limitless

Wed Jul 23, 2014

How to Benefit from E-Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are picking up ubiquity as they have come as an aid to smokers looking to stop smoking.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Philip Morris International

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Investors ca... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A' rating on the following Harris County Hospital District revenue bonds: --$104.4 million series 2010; --$199.1 million series 2007... )--The First Bancorp , today announced unaudited results for the six months ended June 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Energen, Energy, Vector Group, Financial Markets, Banking, Financial Services, First National Lincoln, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance


Nielsen: Altria - Marks' Up the E-Cig Segment

Just one month into the national rollout of MarkTen, Altria Group Inc. is already establishing itself as a leader of the electronic-cigarette segment.


Related Topix: Altria Group, Nielsen, Pompano Beach, FL

This Tobacco Stock Looks Attractive Enough

In this article let's take a look at an option for investing in the tobacco sector with British American Tobacco plc , which sells tobacco products in 180 countries.


Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc

Tue Jul 22, 2014


McDonnell Trial: Acquittal could force Obama to replace Holder

Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the beliefs of NBC12.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Eric Holder, Richmond, VA, Star Scientific


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