• Just how much does that smoke break cost? Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:36 AM ET

    Smoke breaks may be costing employers more than they think, with U.K. businesses losing around $14.50 billion a year, according to a new study.

  • Big Tobacco merger could light up more dealmaking Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    A merger between Reynolds American and Lorillard would have benefits in their domestic market. It could also kick off more deals overseas.

  • Taking advantage of grey e-cig rules: Pro     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Elaine Coverley, head of equity research at Brewin Dolphin, says companies are taking advantage of the uncertain regulation in the e-cigarette sector by advertising.

  • Dave Dorman, CVS Caremark chairman of the board, weighs in on why he is not "surprised" by the weak jobs number, and defends his company's decision to stop selling tobacco products to customers at CVS.

  • FOMC not swayed by a single number: Fisher     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    Richard Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president, weighs in on the weak jobs number and the likelihood of the Fed interrupting its tapering program. Also Dave Dorman, CVS Caremark chairman of the board, weighs in on the employment picture.

  • Dollar General could profit from CVS: Pro     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, looks at who will profit from CVS's decision to stop the sale of tobacco products.

  • CVS to remove cigarettes and tobacco     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    Beginning October 1st, CVS will no longer sell tobacco products in any store. NBC's Tom Costello reports CVS wants to be an extension of your doctor's office.

  • Cramer: Why CVS' tobacco move hurts shareholders Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he thinks CVS' move to end tobacco sales could only work in a fantasy world.

  • CVS sets new standard     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    Beginning October 1st, CVS will no longer sell tobacco products in any store. NBC's Tom Costello reports the retailer could no longer reconcile the contradiction of promoting health while selling tobacco products.

  • CVS kicks the habit, dropping tobacco products Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    CVS Caremark says it will stop selling tobacco products, making it the first major pharmacy retailer to voluntarily do so.

  • CVS to drop tobacco products     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 8:49 AM ET

    Scott Mushkin, Wolfe Research analyst, explains why the decision not to sell tobacco products is a good move by CVS.

  • CVS stops selling cigarettes     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

    A look at how the decision to pull cigarettes from their shelves will impact CVS stock, with Nik Modi, RBC analyst.

  • CVS takes tobacco off the shelves     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 7:23 AM ET

    NBC's Tom Costello reports the latest details on the decision from CVS to remove tobacco products from their stores.

  • Big tobacco: Sorry. So, can we grow now? Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 2:45 PM ET
    New York's Times Square, circa 1940s.

    Tobacco companies that split apart to protect investors from litigation may consider reuniting, especially BAT and Reynolds American.

  • British American Tobacco builds global brand     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    British American Tobacco will soon be free to build on its 42 percent stake in Reynolds American Inc. But bankers say British American could also take interest in U.K. rival Imperial Tobacco Group if it can overcome antitrust hurdles in Europe. CNBC's John Jannarone explains.

  • The e-cig war: NYC to vote on ban     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    Miguel Martin, LOGIC Technology president, discusses the proposed legislation that would ban electronic cigarettes from restaurants, offices, and parks. Martin also addresses if there are chemicals in e-cigarettes.

  • Kevin Frija, CEO at Vapor Corp, says the FDA is unlikely to ban e-cigarettes but that regulations are needed "for clarity". Growth will continue even if they're treated as traditional cigarettes, he argues.

  • Want the best cigar of 2013? Be prepared to break the law Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    Cigar Aficionado just unveiled its No. 1 cigar of 2013 on CNBC, and it's beyond the reach of law-abiding U.S. citizens.

  • The No. 1 cigar of 2013 is ...     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 10:55 AM ET

    Gordon Mott, executive editor of Cigar Aficionado, showcases this year's top three cigars and explains why this is the "golden age" of cigars.

  • NYC may douse e-cigarettes in public spaces Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 2:44 PM ET
    Electronic cigarettes.

    The New York City Council on Wednesday held a hearing to debate banning e-cigarettes from public places.