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New FDA Regulations Won't Slow Down Big Tobacco, Analysts Say
Major regulations for e-cigarettes and tobacco products announced this week may not do much to slow down the largest tobacco companies, analysts tell ABC News. E-cigarettes will face new regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including requirements that affect manufacturing,
FDA Pumps Money Into Campaign to Counter Tobacco Use in LGBT Community
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a $35.7 million anti-tobacco campaign today focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ( LGBT ) young adults. The new campaign, “ This Free Life ,” includes four videos that aim to prevent and reduce smoking among LGBT 18- to 24-year-olds, who
Just a sign of the times
NASCAR chairman Brian France sat on a stage at Daytona International Speedway in July of 2007 and steadfastly refuted the notion that three name changes in six years to the title sponsorship of his top-tier series projected an image of volatility, if not diminished luster after decades of steady
Prime Minister Harper Lays Flowers; UNC Student-Athletes Take Fake Classes
Parliament shooting: Prime Minister Harper lays flowers on parliament hill to honor the shooting victims; Investigation reveals University of North Carolina let student-athletes take fake classes.
Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar
Morning Money Memo… It’s merger Monday and today’s big deal is in the retail industry. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar for about $8.5 billion. Among the big winners is billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who announced last month that he had purchased...
Record $23B Verdict Against Cigarette Giant
A Florida widow was awarded $23 billion from R.J. Reynolds after her 36-year-old husband died of cancer.
Big Tobacco Fights Back: RJ Reynolds Appealing Verdict
ABC News’ John Kapetaneas reports: Morning Money Memo … The country’s second-largest cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, said it will appeal Friday’s jury verdict ordering the company to pay $23.6 billion in punitive damages to the widow of a former smoker who died 18 years...
Reynolds' Lorillard Deal to Reshape Tobacco Industry
Morning Money Memo… Where there’s smoke there’s a merger. Reynolds American says it will buy its smaller rival Lorillard for $27.4 billion. The complicated cash and debt deal will reshape the U.S. tobacco industry with more significant competition for Altria Group, which makes Marlboro, by...
Hard work made the 3
Mr. Austin Dillon Drivers' Motor Coach Compound Daytona International Speedway 1801 West International Speedway Boulevard Daytona Beach, FL 32114 Dear Austin, An open letter here to assure you, and the public, that you have every bit as much right to drive a car carrying a slanted 3 on the side as
Cigarette Makers Turn to E-Cigs to Fire Up Profits
Morning Business Memo…. Here’s a burning question for the tobacco industry. How do you pump up profits when cigarette sales are falling? The answer, as in so many other industries, may begin with an “e”. Marlboro maker Altria Group – the largest US cigarette manufacturer...