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5 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Universal Corp Is Changing With the Times

Indeed, smoking is a habit in terminal decline. To avoid going the way of the dinosaurs, tobacco companies have started to branch out into the 'reduced risk' section of the market.

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Related Topix: Universal Corporation, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Homeopathy, West Nile Virus

Fri Apr 18, 2014

GuruFocus.com

E-Cigarettes Can Help Your Portfolio Grow

Most of the cigarette and tobacco producing companies have evolved enough to produce e-cigarettes, or risk free products.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Columbia Daily Herald

Tile plant project goes forward

City officials are preparing to move forward with an estimated $1 million road project for a new tile company, but the effort awaits a company commitment before construction can commence.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, UST

Seeking Alpha

Bond Refugee Stocks - High Yields And Low Volatility Part I: Philip Morris International

Recently Citi Equity Research released an update list of global bond refugee stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Philip Morris International

The Washington Post

Another blow to former Va. governor McDonnell's defense in corruption case

Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell has lost another legal fight in the federal corruption case against him and his wife.

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Related Topix: Star Scientific

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

New food plant to open in Nash County

A new business called Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients plans to locate in Nash County, specializing in producing high-quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products.

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Related Topix: Nash County, NC, Universal Corporation, Agriculture, Science

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

As of March 31, 2014 ... )--iGetBetter, a supplier of post-acute care transition solutions designed to help reduce hospital readmissions, joins the Massachusetts Hospital A... )--On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, First Data Corporation will release its first quarter 2014 financial results.

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Related Topix: First Data, Financial Services, Computers, Biotech, Emergent Game Technologies, Emergent BioSolutions, Philip Morris International

Manufacturing.net

Tobacco Companies Make Payments Under Settlement

The nation's top cigarette makers say they've made annual payments as part of a settlement in which some companies are paying states billions for smoking-related health care costs.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Philip Morris USA, Altria Group, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

The Motley Fool

How Altria Plans to Keep Delivering Returns

In the world of tobacco stocks, many investors are concerned that the decline in smoking will result in a similar decrease in profits.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Financial Markets

ABC News

Philip Morris Int'l 1Q Profit Falls Nearly 12 Pct

Philip Morris International Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.

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

Hispanic Business

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Reports 2014 First-Quarter...

'Our first-quarter results were in line with our expectations, given the known challenges we face in and inventory distortions," said Andr Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Officer.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Financial Markets

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Reynolds American Inc. board elects Susan M. Cameron as president and ...

The board of directors for Winston-Salem-based Reynolds American has elected Susan M. Cameron as president and CEO.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

The Miami Herald

Business Highlights

Fuel now accounts for more than a third of airlines' expenses, overtaking salaries, wages and benefits as the single biggest line item.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

Sys-Con Media

Universal Leaf North America U.S., Inc. Announces a New Business to...

CIFI will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products.

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Related Topix: Universal Corporation, Agriculture, Science

The Motley Fool

Philip Morris International Inc. Earnings: Is Growth Gone Forever?

Even as many investors chose to invest in Philip Morris rather than domestic peers Altria Group because they saw prospects internationally as supporting greater growth, many of the same headwinds that have held back sales in the U.S. are starting to appear in foreign countries, as well.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Altria Group, Financial Markets

Business Wire

Vector Completes Sale of Additional Senior Secured Notes

The Notes have the same terms except issue date and purchase price and are treated as the same series as the $450 million aggregate principal amount of 7.750% senior secured notes due 2021 issued by the Company on February 12, 2013 .

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Related Topix: Vector Group, EVE-USA, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

TheStreet.com

SABMiller Considers Sale of Tsogo Sun Stake

NEW YORK -- The U.K.'s SABMiller , brewer of Miller Genuine Draft and Pilsner Urquell, said Tuesday it is reviewing options for its $1 billion stake in South African hotel and casino operator Tsogo Sun Holdings Ltd. The move comes about four years after SABMiller merged Tsogo Sun--an asset it has held for three decades--with Gold Reef Resorts , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Altria Group, World News, South Africa,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

Market Research Analyst

Job Description Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and John Middleton.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Richmond, VA, Marketing

FoodNavigator

Is Big Food the new tobacco?

Former Altria exec Steven Parrish: "When it came time to resolve the tobacco litigation, we couldn't just sit in a room and say, 'how much money do you want?.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Marketing, Smoking, Health

Daily Record

Tobacco cos. make payments under state settlement

The nation's top cigarette makers say they've made annual payments as part of a settlement in which some companies are paying states billions for smoking-related health care costs.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Philip Morris USA, Altria Group, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

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