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  • E-cigarette's Wild West: A push before FDA rules Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:51 PM ET

    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.

  • In yet another Obamacare delay, smokers get a break Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 5:49 AM ET

    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.

  • Puffing for Profits: Big Tobacco & E-Cigarettes   Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 10:14 AM ET
    Puffing for Profits: Big Tobacco & E-Cigarettes

    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.

  • E-Cig: Where There's No Smoke...   Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 10:51 AM ET
    NJOY CEO Challenges Nicotine vs. Caffeine

    Craig Weiss, NJOY CEO, discusses competition, regulations and health risks associated with the growing business of e-cigarettes.

  • E-cigs: Puff, puff, prescribe   Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET
    E-Cigs; Puff, Puff, Prescribe

    Blu eCigs founder Jason Healy discusses the regulation of e-cigarettes as medicine in the U.K. starting in 2016.

  • Marlboro Maker Altria Jumping Into E-Cigarettes Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    Altria Group, formerly Phillip Morris USA, plans to release an e-cigarette, showing the company's dedication to maintaining market share in an age of declining tobacco sales.

  • Can New E-Cigs Change the Game? Yes, Says Reynolds Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 5:15 PM ET
    Reynold's Vuse E-Cigarette

    Reynolds American is launching its Vuse electronic cigarettes in Colorado, with an eye toward quick national expansion. Company executives say the product will alter the landscape.

  • E-Cigarette 'Game Changer' for Reynolds: CEO   Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    E-Cigarette 'Game Changer' for Reynolds: CEO

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis talks with Daniel Delen, president and CEO of Reynolds American, about his company's efforts to take a significant portion of the electronic cigarette market.

  • Are e-cigarettes smokin' hot?   Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:26 AM ET
    Are E-Cigarettes Smokin' Hot?

    Big Tobacco is taking notice of the e-cigarettes, but critics say there's not enough information about the product's potential health risks, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • What Impact Will the Russian Smoking Ban Have?   Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
    What Impact Will the Russian Smoking Ban Have?

    Shane MacGuill, tobacco industry analyst at Euromonitor, talks about the smoking ban in Russia and explains why it is unlikely to affect the tobacco market much.

  • Put 'Em Out: NYC Raising Its Cigarette Age Limit Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 10:43 AM ET
    Christine Quinn

    New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is expected on Monday to announce new legislation that would raise the legal age limit for the purchase of cigarettes from 18 to 21.

  • The government's sale of a $10 billion stake in Japan Tobacco, the world's third-largest tobacco company, is expected to kick off within days after bankers met on Tuesday over deal details.

  • Trading the 'Sin' Stocks   Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Trading the 'Sin' Stocks

    Dirk Van Vlaanderen, vice president for Europe at Jeffries International, tells CNBC how to trade tobacco and alcohol stocks now that the market is in a bull phase.

  • Tobacco Stocks as Solid as Bonds: Strategist Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 10:27 AM ET
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    Safer to own than to consume, tobacco stocks have earned enormous returns for investors during the euro zone crisis, mimicking the safe haven of the fixed-income markets sought by jittery investors.

  • Tobacco Still On an Upward Trend: Strategist   Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 2:00 AM ET
    Tobacco Still On an Upward Trend: Strategist

    Edmund Shing, head of European equity strategy at Barclays Capital, tells CNBC, "Tobacco has been the best performing sector by a long way over the last ten years, so if you take a longer perspective the fact that over a few months it pauses, it is just a pause in a very long-term upward trend."

  • A Two-Faced Strategy to Playing the Election Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 11:25 AM ET
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    Investors can probably expect solid gains for their 2012 stock portfolios. But the fortunes of individual sectors will also rise and fall in the years ahead, depending on which political party wins the White House in November.

  • Taking On Big Tobacco   Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 5:10 AM ET
    Taking On Big Tobacco

    Rob Moodie, Professor of Public Health, University of Melbourne explains why he thinks that Australia's new anti-smoking law banning logos on cigarette packs is a good thing.

  • Light Up Your Portfolio With This Tobacco Stock Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 8:33 AM ET
    Cigarette in ashtray

    Imperial Tobacco, one of the world’s leading tobacco companies, offers significant growth prospects as well as being one of the most defensive areas in consumer staples, Olivier de La Ferrière, fund manager at KBL Richelieu Gestion, told CNBC.com.

  • Death for California’s Cigarette Tax Hike? Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 1:55 PM ET
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    A high-profile California cigarette tax initiative backed by cycling legend Lance Armstrong that once seemed like a sure thing teetered on the brink of defeat, a testament to the efficacy of a $50 million campaign backed by Big Tobacco.

  • California Cigarette Tax Vote Too Close to Call Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 12:45 PM ET
    Cigarette in ashtray

    In a battle pitting Big Tobacco and small business groups against health advocates, California voters are deciding whether to increase the state's cigarette tax by $1 a pack. The vote was too close to call Wednesday, The Associated Press reports.