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Huge Cigarette Company Deal Reshapes Tobacco Industry

AP | By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Joe Camel is bulking up to take on the Marlboro Man. Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s $25 billion ...

Two Big Tobacco Companies Want To Merge

Reuters | Martinne Geller and Kate Holton | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business

* BAT expects to buy more Reynolds shares to keep current stake * Lorillard market value is $22.9 bln * Imperial lining up about $7 bln to buy s...

PETA Prompts Tobacco Company To Ban Animal Testing

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. has banned animal testing following discussions with an animal rights group that has raised conc...

Tobacco Company Makes Big E-Cigarette Move

AP | Michael Felberbaum | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business

RICHMOND, Va. — Lorillard Inc. says it has acquired British-based electronic cigarette maker SKYCIG for 30 million pounds (about $49 million). Th...

Is 'Vaping' Better Than Smoking?

Sheelah A. Feinberg | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York
Sheelah A. Feinberg

E-cigarettes are big business. This year, e-cigarette retail sales could hit $1 billion. If online sales are included, the figure jumps to $1.7 billion.

E-Butts: The Marlboro Man Plugs in.

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Alderman

You may have seen the recent flurry of stories about a supposed alternative to cigarette addiction called the electronic cigarette. E-butts are a mov...

The Future of Nicotine Addiction: When Smokers Become Vapers

Brent Green | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Brent Green

The nation's tobacco industry is facing one monumental impediment to future growth: a shrinking (and dying) customer base of cigarette smokers.

Tobacco Companies Sue Federal Government Over Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

AP/The Huffington Post | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Associated Press)-- Four of the five largest U.S. tobacco companies sued the federal government Tuesday over new graphic cigarette lab...

The Tobacco Leopard

Joseph A. Califano Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joseph A. Califano Jr.

We are both veterans of the tobacco wars and so are not surprised at the industry's attempt to block Mayor Bloomberg's most effort to remind citizens of the grim dangers of smoking.

"Big Tobacco" Sues NYC Over Anti-Cigarette Posters

Emily Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A new resolution by the New York City Board of Health -- requiring cigarette merchants to publicize the health risks of smoking -- has the nation's th...