4 hrs ago
New Market Report Now Available: Cigarettes in Azerbaijan
Towards the end of the review period, the number of lower tar slim and superslim cigarettes with sophisticated filtering technology expanded in the market.
8 hrs ago
Barclays Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for British American Tobacco
's stock had its "overweight" rating restated by equities research analysts at Barclays in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Analyst RN reports.
11 hrs ago
22nd Century Group Appoints Richard M. Sanders to Board of Directors
"We are extremely pleased that Rick is joining our Board of Directors," said Joseph Pandolfino, Founder and CEO of 22nd Century Group.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
GuruFocus Names Four Dividend Growers Highlighted by Verizon and Reynolds American
During the past week, GuruFocus recognized four companies as dividend growers. In order to be qualified for this list, the company had to: Have a dividend yield of greater than 3%.
Altria Recognized for Commitment to Community
Altria Group was recognized as one of America's most community-minded companies in the Civic 50, an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.
Tobacco firm to buy Russia stake
Philip Morris is buying a 20 percent stake in Megapolis Distribution BV, the holding company for its Russian cigarette distributor, for $750 million.
How the tobacco industry built its relationship with Hollywood
Tobacco Control , Vol. 11, No. suppl 1. , pp. i81-i91, doi:10.1136/tc.11.suppl_1.i81 Objective: To describe the development of the relationship between the tobacco industry and the entertainment industry.Methods: Review of previously secret tobacco industry documents available on the internet.Results: Both the entertainment and tobacco industries ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Bill to boost tobacco levy stalled in Senate
By boosting federal cigarette taxes and toughening anti-smuggling laws, Congress "could be heroes," says an ad published in a District of Columbia newspaper last week.
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Royal Mail set to join FTSE 100
Royal Mail is on course to join London's leading stock market index at this week's FTSE reshuffle after a controversial privatisation that has seen its shares soar by 80%.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
New Market Report Now Available: British American Tobacco ad in Tobacco
The company's strategy is also aimed at expanding its export operations. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction taken by a company.
Traders Recap- China New Borun Corp (NYSE:BORN), Star Scientific,...
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Fri Dec 06, 2013
M&A: Philip Morris, Japan Tobacco to buy 40% of tobacco distributor Megapolis
The base purchase price of $750 million excludes an additional payment of up to $100 million contingent on Megapolis's ability to meet certain performance targets.
Susan Ivey Cameron rejoins Reynolds American board
Former Reynolds American chairwoman and CEO Susan Ivey Cameron has joined the company's board of directors, nearly three years after her retirement, the Winston-Salem Journal reported.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Advisory: RAI announces board changes
RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com , is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies.
SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SD) and Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO)...
Growing Stock Report expands its NYSE Decliners Weekly Watch List adding SandRidge Energy, Inc. and Altria Group Inc. .
Fitch: Looming New Regulations Could Change U.S. Tobacco Industry Landscape in 2014
The credit outlook for the U.S. tobacco industry is stable although previously benign regulatory risks could arise in 2014, according to Fitch Ratings.
Lawmaker, tobacco companies, to support bill banning e-cig sales to minors
Rep. Andy Olson, R-Albany, will propose a bill for the February 2014 Oregon legislative session banning electronic cigarette sales to minors.
PETA buys Reynolds stock, wants to speak to shareholders
Dec. 05 -- PETA has joined a long list of advocacy groups that have bought shares of Reynolds American Inc. stock to have a short say at the manufacturer's annual shareholder meeting.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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Lorillard Fights off Industry Headwinds
For now, all remains fine and well. However, massive long-term headwinds exist. Lorillard's top competitors, Altria Group 's RJR Tobacco, are likely to see similar patterns.
Canadian Business Magazine
Philip Morris buying 20 per cent stake in Russia's Megapolis Distribution for $750 million
Philip Morris is buying a 20 per cent stake in Megapolis Distribution BV, the holding company for its Russian cigarette distributor, for $750 million.