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.
The prototype for the Empire State Building will turn into a hotel and luxury apartments next year.
The World Health Organization called Tuesday for a hike in tobacco taxes to encourage smokers to quit and nonsmokers from starting.
Reynolds American and Lorillard are allegedly in advanced talks about a merger. CNBC's John Jannarone digs into the likelihood of this deal.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew weigh in on the potential merger between tobacco companies Reynolds American and Lorillard.
Nik Modi, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the outlook on the tobacco industry and e-cigarettes.
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.
Wells Fargo's Bonnie Herzog thinks a Lorillard-Reynolds merger would make a profitable combination, reports CNBC's David Faber.
The electronic cigarette industry reacted positively to proposed FDA regulations which could bring further legitimacy to the nicotine vapor devices.
The FDA is considering new rules for e-cigarettes that are similar to those that currently govern tobacco products, reports NBC's Tom Costello.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday.
A man may have been allowed to use an electronic cigarette on a flights from Calgary to Toronto.
More than two dozen attorneys general are asking drug chains to pull cigarettes from their shelves. But, Lorillard just got upgraded by Goldman Sachs.
We expected to see some lumps and bumps in the rollout, says George Barrett, Cardinal Health CEO, and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discussing how Obamacare is prompting change within the health care industry.
Attorneys general is 28 states urged Wal-mart and four other retailers to stop selling tobacco products. They said they should not be sold in health stores.
Lorillard is trading higher after a Goldman upgrade. Fast Money traders Pete Najarian and Josh Brown debate their position on the tobacco company.