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6 min ago | The Washington Post

E-Cigarettes to Fall Under FDA as U.S. Seeks to Tame Trend

Makers of electronic cigarettes such as Lorillard Inc. and Altria Group Inc. will for the first time face regulatory oversight, including passing a review to stay on the market, under a U.S. plan that doesn't ban TV ads or flavored versions of the new products.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Altria Group, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Illinois

Thu Apr 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Federal prosecutors: McDonnell actions on behalf of businessman qualified as official

Prosecutors pursuing a federal corruption case against the former Virginia governor and his wife argued in court filings Thursday that although Robert F. McDonnell might not have done anything particularly "substantial" for a businessman who lavished gifts and loans on his family, McDonnell did take official actions in exchange for the gifts, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Star Scientific

Sys-Con Media

Kyrgyz Parliament Passes Law on Glaciers

The Glacier Law must be signed by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic before it will take effect.

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Related Topix: Carolina Group

Seeking Alpha

Altria Group's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good day and welcome to the Altria Group 2014 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call.

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Related Topix: Altria Group

Business Journal

Regulations on e-cigarettes proposed

The New York Times and several other media outlets report the FDA will introduce today new rules that would extend its authority from cigarettes to include e-cigarettes, tobacco, cigars and pipes.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Brandon Sun

Marlboro maker Altria's 1Q profit falls on lower cigarette sales, year-ago comparison

Altria Group Inc.'s first-quarter profit dropped 15 per cent as the Marlboro maker sold fewer cigarettes and its year-ago results benefited lower expenses from a longstanding legal settlement.

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Related Topix: Altria Group

Bloomberg

Japan Tobacco Forecasts 17% Profit Drop Amid Restructuring

Japan Tobacco Inc. , Asia 's biggest listed cigarette maker, said profit will probably fall 17 percent this year because of restructuring costs for its domestic business and a drop in profit from selling real estate.

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Related Topix: Japan Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

PR-inside.com

Philip Morris International Inc in Tobacco (United Arab Emirates) -...

Discover key contact details, the company background and their competitive positioning through this collection of snapshot company profiles.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Value Line

Stock Screen: Conservative Stocks With High Yields - April 23, 2014

Value Line offers a number of proprietary measures to help investors identify so-called conservative stocks, the most notable being the Safety Rank.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Altria Group, Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry

Reuters

U.S. court revives Europe money laundering case vs R.J. Reynolds

A U.S. appeals court has revived a lawsuit by 26 European countries that accused R.J. Reynolds Tobacco and related entities of running a global money-laundering scheme with organized crime groups.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Park Record

US court revives European suit vs. R.J. Reynolds

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by the European Union alleging that U.S. tobacco company R.J. Reynolds sponsored cigarette smuggling in Europe.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Park City, UT

Myrtle Beach Online

Reynolds American 1Q profit falls more than 28 pct

The nation's second-biggest tobacco company on Wednesday reported earnings of $363 million, or 67 cents per share, for the quarter ended March.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Salem, NC, Winston-Salem, NC, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Business News

Silver City Sun-News

Reynolds American 1Q profit falls more than 28 pct

Reynolds American Inc. says its first-quarter profit fell more than 28 percent as the company experienced lower cigarette sales and higher spending on its electronic cigarettes and legal costs.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

Brand Manager - Innovation and Portfolio Strategy

Job Description Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Richmond, VA, Marketing

Sys-Con Media

LCH Consultancy: An Integrated International Communications...

Our world is more connected and competitive than ever. Companies, no matter how small or where they are, need a unique, comprehensive, innovative and dynamic communications service in order for their story to be heard.

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Related Topix: Marketing, British American Tobacco plc

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Romney donates $10,000 to defense fund for former Virginia governor McDonnell

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, has made a personal donation of $10,000 to former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell's legal defense fund, a Romney aide confirmed Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, South Carolina, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Mitt Romney Gives to McDonnell Defense Fund

Newly released tax records show former Gov. Bob McDonnell's legal defense fund raised nearly $150,000 during the first quarter of this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

Seeking Alpha

Can You Profit From Cigarettes And Real Estate?

Concluded that VGR is not a SWAN stock at the present time. Read moreA Read the articleA Vector Group Ltd. was listed in Fredrik Arnold's article on sin stocks dated 10/18/2014.

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Related Topix: Vector Group, Financial Markets, Flatiron District (New York, NY), Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

The Motley Fool

Altria Group, Inc. Earnings: Will Slow but Steady Win the Race?

Even despite strong competition from Reynolds American , the real question that Altria and its peers have to face is whether long-term trends toward less smoking will continue and how Altria can respond to keep its overall profits high.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Book TV

"Katharine and R. J. Reynolds: Partners of Fortune in the Making of the New South"

Michele Gillespie discussed her biography of R.J. Reynolds, founder of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and his wife, Katharine.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

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