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Food and Beverage Tobacco

  • OrthoColorado Hospital in LIttleton, CO., part of Centura Health.

    A major Colorado hospital system will refuse to hire anyone who uses tobacco products starting Jan. 1.

  • Happy holidays: Booze yes, smokes no

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports which vice stocks are about to pop into the holiday season; "Fast Money" trader Tim Seymour, provides perspective.

  • Reynolds to adopt no smoking policy

    Reynolds American is creating a "no smoking" policy in the office, with the "Squawk on the Street" crew.

  • CVS CEO: Happy to say we are tobacco free

    CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo sees CVS Health as a pharmacy innovation company that's helping people on the path to better health. Merlo weighs in on the company's corporate name change and the opportunity to play a bigger role in health care delivery.

  • The nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

  • e-cigarette

    The stratospheric rise of vaping may be halted by increasing regulation.

  • A woman uses an electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store in Miami.

    Twenty-nine state attorneys general have urged the FDA to impose stricter regulations on e-cigarettes,similar to those of traditional cigarettes.

  • A pack of Camel cigarettes, manufactured by Reynolds American, is in a display rack in a newsstand in London.

    Susan Cameron is confident regulators will allow the tobacco giant to acquire Lorillard for $24.7 billion.

  • Reynolds CEO: Transforming the tobacco industry

    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 woman smoking a 'Blu' e-cigarette

    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.

  • Lorillard & Reynolds confirm merger talks

    Tobacco companies Reynolds American and Lorillard have confirmed they're in merger talks. CNBC's David Faber takes a close look at the negotiations.

  • Newport cigarettes, made by Lorillard Inc.

    Sources told CNBC that a Lorillard and Reynolds American merger is weeks away, although the companies have not fully negotiated terms.

  • E-cig potential is 'dramatic': Pro

    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".

  • Marlboro cigarettes, a product of Philip Morris International

    Philip Morris cut its 2014 earnings forecast saying it is proving to be a "complex and truly atypical" year for the company.

  • Risks to tobacco bonds

    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.