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Financial Times  Apr 17  Comment 
E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
SeekingAlpha  Apr 17  Comment 
By Dr. Harold Goldmeier: What is a mere 70mm (2 3/4in) in length and weighs 1.2 grams? The top six manufacturers sell more than $330b a year of them. They are sold retail in drug stores, supermarkets, and discount stores. Rich and poor, literati,...
Southeast Farm Press  Apr 16  Comment 
By Matthew Vann, Extension Associate; Loren Fisher, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist; and David Smith-Professor Emeritus, Department of Crop Science-North Carolina State University Reports from multiple sources are indicating...
MedPage Today  Apr 16  Comment 
SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) -- The American Association for Cancer Research continued the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General's report on health consequences of tobacco with a look back and ahead.
MarketWatch  Apr 16  Comment 
Pressure mounts to regulate the sale of vaporized nicotine.
New York Times  Apr 16  Comment 
The study, still in a preliminary stage, found that lung cells exposed to e-cigarette vapor showed cancerous reactions similar to cells exposed to tobacco smoke.
Wall Street Journal  Apr 15  Comment 
Altria said its Philip Morris USA unit made its annual payment—which totaled $3.3 billion this year—toward the tobacco industry's master settlement agreement.
Times Online  Apr 15  Comment 
You’ve got to hand it to Alison Cooper. The cigar-puffing, Porsche-driving chief executive of Imperial Tobacco has a shrewd sense...
Wall Street Journal  Apr 15  Comment 
Imperial Tobacco Group announced restructuring measures in Europe that will result in up to 900 job losses.
Forbes  Apr 14  Comment 
We also expect Philip Morris’ weak performance in the European Union to continue, primarily because of the growing prevalence of illegal trading of cigarettes in the region. Furthermore, the company’s performance in the Eastern Europe, Middle...




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