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Forbes  Apr 20  Comment 
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Forbes  Apr 17  Comment 
According to a national survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), e-cigarette use among U.S. high school students tripled between 2013 and 2014. The rate of e-cigarette smoking has even surpassed regular smoking in U.S. high...
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In trading on Thursday, cigarettes & tobacco shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 1.2%.  Helping drag down the group were shares of 22nd Century Group (XXII), down about 9.7% and shares of Vector Group (VGR) down about 0.2% on...




 

Litigation in the U.S. has had a major impact on these companies. In addition to costing them billions of dollars directly, the negative publicity has not helped them to grow their customer base.

Upstream

Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM) : tobacco paper

Downstream

CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS)

Wal-Mart (WMT)

Walgreen Company (WAG)

Rite Aid (RAD)

Exxon Mobil (XOM) : gas station convenience stores

Seven & I Holdings (TYO:3382) : 7-Eleven stores

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