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1 hr ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard

Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, Smoking, Medicine, Health

3 hrs ago | Brand Republic

British American Tobacco appoints Andrew Gray as head of marketing

British American Tobacco has appointed Andrew Gray as group marketing director, as his predecessor Jean-Marc Levy steps down.

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Related Topix: Marketing, British American Tobacco plc

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

FBI agent final witness in corruption trial An FBI agent testified...

An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor's mansion, a final effort to undercut the defense argument that the couple's failing marriage made a conspiracy implausible.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Star Scientific

AmericanBankingNews.com

Altria Group Given "Neutral" Rating at Zacks

's stock had its "neutral" rating restated by Zacks in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Virginia Business

McAuliffe says more than 5,000 veterans have been hired under program

More than 5,000 Virginia veterans have been hired under an effort by state government to employ more veterans.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Richmond, VA

The Economist

Marketing: What are brands for?

Brands are the most valuable assets many companies possess. But no one agrees on how much they are worth or why WHEN Imperial Tobacco, the world's fourth-largest cigarette-maker, said in July that it would spend $7.1 billion to expand its business in America, its chief executive, Alison Cooper, was adamant on one point: it will not be buying ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marketing, Imperial Tobacco Group, Sales, Fashion, Ralph Lauren, Designers

MediaPost

WHO Report Blasts E-Cigs And Big ...

"In a nutshell, the WHO report shows that e-cigarettes and similar devices pose threats to public health," said Douglas Bettcher, director of the agency's department on non-communicable diseases, in a Geneva press conference, Reuters' Stephanie Nebehay and Ben Hirschler report .

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Related Topix: Marketing, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Smoking, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Altria Group

Seeking Alpha

Altria And Lorillard Are 2 Top Picks For Income Investors

Altria just raised its dividend by 8.3% and is poised to have many more dividend increases in the future.

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Related Topix: Altria Group

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBS Local

Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell Wraps Up His Defense

A friend of Maureen McDonnell has suggested that the Virginia former first lady was easily manipulated by the wealthy businessman who showered her and her husband with gifts and loans.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

Cybercast News Service

McDonnell daughter testifies on parents' marriage

The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents' marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed "a mild obsession" with the Virginia businessman whose gifts to the family are at the heart of the McDonnells' corruption trial.

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

WVEC-TV Norfolk

McDonnell denies corruption charges

Lawyers for Bob McDonnell are expected to rest their case Wednesday and attorneys for his wife Maureen say they will present about three hours of evidence.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Vector Group Director Sells 50,000 Shares of Stock

Vector Group Director Bennett S. Lebow unloaded 50,000 shares of Vector Group stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th.

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The Motley Fool

The American Heart Association Just Delivered a Huge Blow to Cigarette Companies

The American Heart Association raised concerns about the devices in a policy statement released on Monday.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Altria Group, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Luc Portelance, President, Canada Border Services Agency, kick off a two-day comprehensive program... Research and Markets: Tablets Worldwide Market Analysis and Forecasts 2014 - Country Level Forecasts for 24 Leading Countries and 11 Companies )--Research and Markets has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International

NBC12

McDonnells on Trial: A morally challenged prosecution

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

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

AmericanBankingNews.com

British American Tobacco plc's "Underperform" Rating Reaffirmed at RBC Capital

's stock had its "underperform" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at RBC Capital in a report released on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc

Korea Herald

Virginia S. Superslim gets modern look

Philip Morris Korea, an affiliate of the global tobacco firm Philip Morris International, has launched new packaging for its popular Virginia S. Superslim cigarettes, company officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International

Live Charts

BATS reshuffles board ahead of marketing director's exit

British American Tobacco's group marketing director, Jean-Marc Levy, has announced his intention to leave the company after 21 years at the end of the year.

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Related Topix: Marketing, British American Tobacco plc

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Wire

Altria Companiesa Employee Fund Donates $3.1 Million to Nonprofits

The fund is the only employee-managed workplace-giving program that is publicly reported among U.S. companies, according to the Changing Our World organization.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Tennessee, IL, Franklin Park, IL

SFGate

Former Virginia governor denies corruption charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, second left, and his daughter Cailin, left, arrive at Federal Court with attorney Henry Asbill, right, in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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

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