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15 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

E-Cigarettes Can Help Your Portfolio Grow

Most of the cigarette and tobacco producing companies have evolved enough to produce e-cigarettes, or risk free products.

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

19 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Altria Group Is Smoking Higher This Year

Altria Group is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and certain smokeless products in the U.S. With 50% market share in the U.S. tobacco industry, the company dominates the market.

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Related Topix: Tobacco

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Philip Morris Int'l 1Q profit falls nearly 12 pct

Philip Morris International's first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health, New York

Manufacturing.net

Tobacco Companies Make Payments Under Settlement

The nation's top cigarette makers say they've made annual payments as part of a settlement in which some companies are paying states billions for smoking-related health care costs.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Tobacco, Philip Morris USA, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

The Motley Fool

How Altria Plans to Keep Delivering Returns

In the world of tobacco stocks, many investors are concerned that the decline in smoking will result in a similar decrease in profits.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Financial Markets

NJ.com

E-cigarette makers hook youth on their products with sly tactics

The findings, in a survey released Monday by members of Congress, should prod U.S. regulators to curb the industry, the lawmakers said.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Tobacco, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Marketing

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Motley Fool

Philip Morris International Inc. Earnings: Is Growth Gone Forever?

Even as many investors chose to invest in Philip Morris rather than domestic peers Altria Group because they saw prospects internationally as supporting greater growth, many of the same headwinds that have held back sales in the U.S. are starting to appear in foreign countries, as well.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Tobacco, Financial Markets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

TheStreet.com

SABMiller Considers Sale of Tsogo Sun Stake

NEW YORK -- The U.K.'s SABMiller , brewer of Miller Genuine Draft and Pilsner Urquell, said Tuesday it is reviewing options for its $1 billion stake in South African hotel and casino operator Tsogo Sun Holdings Ltd. The move comes about four years after SABMiller merged Tsogo Sun--an asset it has held for three decades--with Gold Reef Resorts , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tobacco, World News, South Africa,

The Modesto Bee

Tobacco cos. make payments under state settlement

Philip Morris USA, the nation's largest cigarette maker, said Tuesday it made its payment of $3.3 billion as part of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement.

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

FoodNavigator

Is Big Food the new tobacco?

Former Altria exec Steven Parrish: "When it came time to resolve the tobacco litigation, we couldn't just sit in a room and say, 'how much money do you want?.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Marketing, Smoking, Health

Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

Market Research Analyst

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 and John Middleton.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Richmond, VA, Marketing

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

E-Cigarettes Target Youth With Festivals, Lawmakers Say

The findings, in a survey released today by members of Congress, should prod U.S. regulators to curb the industry, the lawmakers said.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Tobacco, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Marketing

The Modesto Bee

Altria sells idled NC cigarette plant for $68.5M

Richmond, Va.-based Altria Group Inc. said Monday that the property in Cabarrus County was sold last week to Victory Industrial Park LLC. The property includes 3.5 million square feet of buildings, including the old cigarette manufacturing facility, warehouses and a utility plant.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Philip Morris USA, Cabarrus County, NC, Business News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Developer buying Philip Morris plant in Concord

Richmond, Va.-based Altria Inc., Philip Morris' parent company, told the city that the property was sold to a company called Victory Industrial Park LLC, city spokesman Peter Franzese said.

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Related Topix: Concord, NC, Tobacco, Cabarrus County, NC

Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

Senior Brand Analyst

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: Tobacco, Richmond, VA, Marketing

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CSP

Don't Get Smoked Out by E-Cig Regulations

With anti-electronic cigarette regulations running rampant on the state and local level, it's no surprise that local legislation was a hot topic of the "Smoking Out Electronic Cigarettes" session at this year's NATO Show; however, it was a little surprising that competing e-cigarette companies like Logic, Lorillard, NJOY and Reynolds are uniting to ... (more)

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

NBC29

Altria, Cville Businesses Against Proposed Cigarette Tax Hike

Some small business owners are worried a proposed cigarette tax increase in Charlottesville could make them lose customers.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Small Business, Personal Finance, Charlottesville, VA, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Albemarle County, VA, Philip Morris USA

AmericanBankingNews.com

Altria Group Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

Altria Group has received an average recommendation of "Buy" from the eight brokerages that are covering the company, American Banking News reports .

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Related Topix: Tobacco, TheStreet

The Miami Herald

Marlboro maker Altria Group CEO made $17.5M in '13

Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc. CEO Martin J. Barrington's pay package jumped about 69 percent to nearly $17.5 million for fiscal 2013, according to an Associated Press analysis of a regulatory filing.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, Associated Press, Philip Morris USA, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Two years later, few traces of missing Chesterfield executive

Two years later, friends, family, and co-workers are still haunted by her sudden disappearance.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield, VA, Tobacco, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, Midlothian, VA

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