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British American Tobacco sees 12% drop in H1 EPS on FX

London open City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open around four points lower than yesterday's close of 6,807.75.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc, Financial Markets, Chile, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CSP

Reynolds Values Vuse

Reynolds American Inc. has announced second-quarter 2014 of $492 million, 6.7% higher than the $461 million for the same period last year, and $855 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014, an 11.9% decrease from the $969 million from the same period for 2013.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Hispanic Business

Reynolds American Inc - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis...

The following is a discussion and analysis of RAI's business, initiatives, critical accounting estimates and its consolidated results of operations and financial position.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Smoking, Medicine, Health

WVEC-TV Norfolk

McDonnell's attorney: "Marriage is broken"

An attorney for former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell said the former first couple's marriage was broken by the stress of the governor's office.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

WLNE-TV Providence

Ex-governor's corruption trial focuses on marriage

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, center, flanked by daughters Rachel, left, and Cailin, right, heads into the Federal Courthouse in Richmond, Va., Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Richmond, VA, Star Scientific

Daily Kos

McDonnell corruption trial: The broken marriage, obsessive crush defense

The corruption trial of ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife is now underway.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific, US News, Liberal Political News

ABC News

Prosecutor: Ex-Governor, Wife Illegally Took Gifts

A federal prosecutor says the government will prove Virginia's former governor and his wife illegally lined their pockets with gifts from a businessman who sought their influence to promote his company.

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Related Topix: Star Scientific

KIRO-TV Seattle

Reynolds American 2Q profit climbs 6.7 percent

Reynolds American Inc. said Tuesday that its profit rose by 6.7 percent in its second quarter as higher cigarette and smokeless tobacco prices helped to offset a decline in the number of cigarettes it sold.

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

WTOP-FM Washington

Opening statements set in ex-Va. governor's trial

Prosecutors and defense attorneys will lay out their case for an eight-man, four-woman jury Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Star Scientific

Mon Jul 28, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Altria Is a Dividend-Paying Machine

In this article, let's take a look at Altria Group Inc. , a $82.79 billion market cap company, which is the largest U.S. cigarette producer with roughly 50% share.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Marketing

Seeking Alpha

Is Reynolds American Or Altria The Best Fit For Your Dividend Portfolio?

Reynolds American and Altria are two of the largest US cigarette companies based on market cap, market share and sales.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Altria Group, Chesterfield, VA, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Financial Markets

USA Today

Pay up! The companies charging you more

Inflation is mild? That's what the government says, but investors paying attention to earnings calls are hearing something they haven't heard in a awhile: Some bold companies are raising prices.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Allergan, Biotech

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Medical News

Nicotine, cotinine can potentially inhibit DNA damage caused by NNK in tobacco smoke

Once inhaled, it is metabolised in the lung and liver, where it is activated by a variety of enzymes called Cytochrome P450 .

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc, Spain, World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health

WUSA-TV Washington

Trial of former Va. governor McDonnell to start

Trial of former Va. governor McDonnell to start The Federal corruption trial against former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife starts Monday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

WJLA-TV Arlington

Bob McDonnell corruption trial begins Monday: Facts and background

RICHMOND, Va. In what's expected to be a relatively sensational affair that's expected to last at least a month, the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, begins Monday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Richmond, VA, Star Scientific

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

CEOs' lies come back to haunt

Ten days ago, a Florida jury awarded an eye-popping $23 billion judgment against the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Marketing, Opinion

The Motley Fool

Vector Group's Q2 Earnings Report Could Light Up Its Stock Price

The No. 1 U.S. tobacco company lacks the one-two punch that Vector brings to the fight.

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Related Topix: Altria Group

Bellingham Herald

Gifts, favors listed in former governor's case

A look at the gifts and loans former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, received from businessman Jonnie Williams, and some of the favors they did for him and his company dietary supplement company, according to court papers: - A loan to cover expenses of two vacation rental properties in Virginia Beach owned by Bob McDonnell and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia Beach, VA, Star Scientific

ABC News

Key Dates in Ex-Virginia Governor Corruption Case

A look at some of the key events in the corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific, Wedding

Seeking Alpha

Alliance One International: A Seldom Discussed Tobacco Company

While there are risks involved, if the company can take steps in the right direction, there is considerable upside potential.

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Related Topix: Universal Corporation

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