NPR  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Mom always liked you best. But is that enough of an excuse to start smoking dope? It depends on how teenagers perceive parental preference, a study finds. And also how warm the family is overall.
Wall Street Journal  Sep 15  Comment 
SmokeStik International's placement of its electronic cigarettes in a film adaptation of "Cymbeline" has far-reaching implications for Hollywood and Big Tobacco.
Forbes  Sep 12  Comment 
Cigarette consumption by lower and middle classes represents a significant chunk of the revenue for Philip Morris in Indonesia. Cigarettes are available to Indonesians at very affordable price points. Some packs of 20 cigarettes cost only about...
Motley Fool  Sep 10  Comment 
Tobacco giant wants FDA to regulate competition out of existence
The Economic Times  Sep 10  Comment 
Economic Times reported that the government may ban the sale of loose cigarettes among other measures.
The Economic Times  Sep 9  Comment 
The government is considering a proposal to ban the sale of loose cigarettes, a move that will hit ITC and other cigarette makers hard.
Forbes  Sep 5  Comment 
It’s lunchtime in Bryant Park in New York, and the lawn, already replete with fancy restaurants, food stands, and a carousel, is dominated by a bizarre apparition: a 50-foot-tall cigarette emblazoned with the words, “Cigarettes Out. Health...
Financial Times  Sep 4  Comment 
The debate over the safety of electronic cigarettes intensified as UK public health experts criticised a WHO report calling for sales restrictions
SeekingAlpha  Sep 4  Comment 
By Shareholders Unite: 22nd Century Group (NYSEMKT:XXII) is a small, rather speculative company, but risk and reward go hand in hand here as it's also a company which has really crucial IP that could have a significant impact on the multi-billion...
NPR  Sep 3  Comment 
CVS has changed its corporate name from CVS Caremark to CVS Health. On the very same day, the company has also fulfilled a promise it made earlier this year: No more cigarettes on its store shelves.


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.


Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM) : tobacco paper


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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