The nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
The stratospheric rise of vaping may be halted by increasing regulation.
Twenty-nine state attorneys general have urged the FDA to impose stricter regulations on e-cigarettes,similar to those of traditional cigarettes.
Susan Cameron is confident regulators will allow the tobacco giant to acquire Lorillard for $24.7 billion.
Susan Cameron, Reynolds American CEO, discusses the future of the tobacco industry and changing consumer preferences, with CNBC's Sara Eisen and Kelly Evans. Cameron is looking forward to a successful acquisition of Lorillard.
A decision by a Florida jury to impose damages of $23.6 billion against RJ Reynolds is likely to be rejected or reduced on appeal, experts say.
A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker.
A huge merger between tobacco giants Reynolds American and Lorillard will see electronic cigarette leader blu go to another company.
Reynolds American on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Lorillard in a deal the company valued at $27.4 billion.
Tobacco companies Reynolds American and Lorillard have confirmed they're in merger talks. CNBC's David Faber takes a close look at the negotiations.
Sources told CNBC that a Lorillard and Reynolds American merger is weeks away, although the companies have not fully negotiated terms.
Tom Metzold, portfolio manager at Eaton Vance, says tobacco-maker will have to branch out of traditional cigarettes as the potential for e-cigarettes is "dramatic".
Philip Morris cut its 2014 earnings forecast saying it is proving to be a "complex and truly atypical" year for the company.
Discussing the impact to big tobacco now that e-cigarettes are increasingly more popular, with Steve Malanga, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management CIO.
The British Medical Association voted on Tuesday in favor of a lifelong ban on cigarette sales to people born after 2000.
The rapid growth of electronic cigarette sales poses a rising risk to holders of as much as $96 billion of bonds tied to payments tobacco companies.
Electronic cigarettes, promoted as a healthier alternative to tobacco, are getting powerful new backers: big tobacco firms. NYT reports.
Virginia state Sen. Phillip Puckett's resignation may bring new jobs for him and his daughter, but has angered fellow Democrats.
In the midst of e-cigarette regulation decisions, the FDA has included lost consumer enjoyment from less smoking in cost-benefit analysis.
E-cigarette sales at US convenience stores fell for the first time, underlining a shift to larger, cheaper devices, the FT reports.