The Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes as early as this month. Regulators aim to answer the burning question posed by Kenneth Warner, a professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health: "Is this going to be the disruptive technology that finally takes us in the direction of getting rid of cigarettes?"» Read More
LONDON, Nov 28- Britain signalled it would force tobacco companies to scrap branded cigarette packaging on Thursday in an attempt to reduce the number of children who may be drawn to smoking by striking and brightly coloured packs.
AMSTERDAM, Nov 28- The Dutch Health Ministry sounded an early warning on Thursday about the possible health risks of electronic cigarettes, announcing plans to clamp down on labelling ahead of European regulations.
Marlboro says it will get into the e-cigarette business in the second half of 2014 and raised its profits forecast for the next year.
Nov 20- Philip Morris International Inc plans next year to enter the electronic cigarette business, a $2 billion- plus global market identified by the maker of Marlboro cigarettes as its "greatest growth opportunity".
Nov 20- Marlboro cigarettes maker Philip Morris International Inc raised its full-year profit forecast, citing a lower impact from unfavorable exchange rates, and said it would enter the e-cigarette business in the second half of 2014.. Analysts on average were expecting Philip Morris to earn $5.39 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
LONDON, Nov 5- Imperial Tobacco Group said cost cuts and the launch of electronic cigarettes would help deliver "modest" growth for the new year as it posted slightly better than expected earnings.
AB InBev, SABMiller merger would combine Latam, Africa growth markets. *SABMiller price tag would likely be more than $100 bln. BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Oct 28- With half the world's beer produced by four big firms and few markets left for them to tap, the time may be right for a $100 billion merger between the two largest, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller.
The agency responsible for policing tobacco sales couldn't provide proper records for $127 million worth of cigarettes used in undercover operations.
Current and ex-law enforcement officials warn that a menthol cigarette ban could spark a black market boom in the smokes.
The booming electronic cigarette market will approach nearly $2 billion by the end of 2013, a top tobacco analyst predicts.
FINRA warned Tuesday that scammers have been targeting investors attempting to tap into the growing U.S. marijuana industry.
New research suggests that e-cigarettes might be able to encourage tobacco smokers to reduce their use of traditional cigarettes even when they don't want to quit.
Erik Bloomquist, senior analyst at Berenberg, comments on the rise of e-cigarettes and what it mean for traditional tobacco companies.
Got a cigarette habit? New research shows what's going up in smoke could be your earnings potential—unless you quit.
A Food and Drug Administration review concludes that menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than regular cigarettes.
Tony Elward, International Spirit, explains his crazy concoction.
Philip Morris International's Q2 profits fell 8 percent, as it shipped fewer cigarettes. Tobacco analyst Bonnie Herzog of Wells Fargo Securities, offers insight.
Makers of electronic cigarettes are enjoying a booming market as they keep an eye on the Food and Drug Administration, which is expected to release proposed regulations this fall.
Smokers trying to get coverage next year under President Obama's health law may get a break from tobacco-use penalties that could have made their premiums unaffordable.
Murray Kessler, Lorillard CEO, talks about FDA approval of its new non-menthol cigarette product as the company makes a big bet on e-cigarettes.