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Walt Disney on Wednesday became the first major Hollywood studio to ban depictions of smoking, saying there would be no smoking in its family-oriented, Disney-branded films and it would "discourage" it in films distributed by its Touchstone and Miramax labels.
Shares of Reynolds American were up more than 3 percent Tuesday ahead of a ruling in a patent infringement case filed against the maker of Camel and Salem cigarettes.
In a market like this, the best offense is a good defense. And there’s no better play than cigarettes for that game plan.
Sin pays. You can invest in good corporate citizens and go nowhere, or you can get down with alcohol, tobacco and firearms to really make some money. Don’t believe us? Here’s proof.
The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear a constitutional challenge by tobacco companies to Minnesota's 75-cent-per-pack health impact fee on cigarettes.
Reynolds American fourth-quarter profit fell, hurt by lower shipments of cigarettes to wholesalers that stocked up earlier in the year and the timing of promotional expenses.
It's a stock-watcher's cliché to call Altria shares "smoking" -- but don't tell that to Bonnie Herzog. She's a beverage and tobacco analyst at Citigroup, and she says the company formerly known as Philip Morris is, yes, on fire.