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Reynolds is in talks to buy Lorillard in a three-way transaction that could see British American Tobacco take a major role to back a potential merger.
According to Reuters, Reynolds American is in advanced discussions to buy Lorillard, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.
I started throwing up, "said one 16- year-old worker, who worked pulling tops off of tobacco plants to help increase yields, according to Human Rights Watch, which interviewed 141 youths aged 7 to 17 working on tobacco farms in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
The flurry of activity occurred at 3:49 p.m. EDT, with most of the affected stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange, owned by IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc. The volatility caused moves of close to 5 percent in certain stocks, such as Nabors Industries Ltd..
The flurry of activity occurred at 3:49 p.m. EDT, with most of the affected stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange, owned by IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc. The volatility caused moves of up to about 5 percent in certain stocks, such as Nabors Industries Ltd..
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The electronic cigarette industry reacted positively to proposed FDA regulations which could bring further legitimacy to the nicotine vapor devices.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed rules on Thursday that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18, but would not restrict flavored products, online sales or advertising, which public health advocates say attract children.
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Between March 2013 and March 2014, more than 50 complaints about e-cigarettes were filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to data obtained through a public records request.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
NEW YORK, March 25- A smokers' rights group filed a legal challenge on Tuesday to New York City's ban on electronic cigarettes in restaurants, parks and many other public places. The group has asked the state Supreme Court to void the law. The City Council said it believed the court would uphold the law.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
A merger between Reynolds American and Lorillard would have benefits in their domestic market. It could also kick off more deals overseas.
Companies are making headlines after the bell Monday.
RJ Reynolds is exploring a bid for rival cigarette-maker Lorillard, shaking up the global tobacco market at a time when it is being reshaped.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Tobacco companies that split apart to protect investors from litigation may consider reuniting, especially BAT and Reynolds American.