WASHINGTON, May 21- Cigarette companies are boosting the money they spend on giveaways and similar promotions in the United States as they attempt to pitch to a declining pool of cigarette smokers.
April 30- Vector Group Ltd:. *Q1 adjusted earnings per share $0.07. *Q1 revenue $240.4 million versus $257.6 million.
April 15- President Barack Obama's proposal to nearly double federal excise taxes to $1.95 on each pack of cigarettes would likely knock down sales volume 7 percent to 8 percent and is a credit negative for U.S. tobacco companies, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday.
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