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Food and Beverage Tobacco

  • Starting Monday, tobacco companies will have statements on their websites that warn American consumers about the health risks of their products.

  • NEW YORK, June 15- California will sell $1.7 billion of tobacco bonds on Wednesday, providing the supply-hungry municipal debt market with one of its high-yield staples and topping next week's roster of deals. The Golden State Tobacco Securitization Corporation, a special-purpose trust established to securitize proceeds from California's share of a...

  • PARIS, June 14- France will force tobacco companies to help end the scourge of cigarette butts that litter streets and contaminate water, unless they take voluntary action in the next three months, a government minister said on Thursday. The city of Paris picks up 350 tonnes of cigarette butts every year despite wall-mounted ashtrays and the threat of a 68 euro...

  • Broadcom Inc., down $6.71 to $257.97. Stitch Fix Inc., up $5.21 to $24.88. Cooper Cos., up $5.71 to $232.21.

  • The scholarships are a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping.

  • NEW YORK— The stock market shook off a bumpy start and ended modestly higher Friday, led by gains in consumer products companies like Monster Beverage and Procter& Gamble. Trading has been muted ahead of the Group of Seven summit in Quebec, which began Friday. The G-7 meeting was set to be unusually contentious, as leaders of France and Canada in particular have...

  • The tactic is taken from a method that was once believed to improve a site's ranking in search results, and it has successfully landed vaping brands on the sites of some of the nation's best-known universities, including Harvard. The scholarships, ranging from $250 to $5,000, mostly involve essay contests that ask students to write about the dangers of tobacco...

  • NEW YORK— Vaping held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, according to new government data, but some researchers are skeptical because the survey may have missed out on a booming e-cigarette brand. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey did not specifically ask about Juul e-cigarettes, and research...

  • A man smokes a Philip Morris International Inc. iQOS electronic cigarette.

    Philip Morris International plans to launch a nicotine-vapor producing iQOS smoking device in India, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • *Philip Morris wants to launch iQOS device in India: sources. *India market could be rewarding for iQOS: tobacco analyst. NEW DELHI, June 7- Philip Morris International Inc is planning to launch its iQOS smoking device in India, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the tobacco giant seeks a foothold in a country with the world's second-biggest...

  • This May 17, 2018 photo shows packs of Kool menthol cigarettes displayed with other tobacco products at Ted's Market in San Francisco.

    The results could spark momentum for other cities to pursue similar legislation.

  • Packages of Newport cigarettes are displayed at a tobacco shop in San Francisco.

    Tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds, which markets best-selling menthol brand Newport, has poured nearly $12 million into opposing the measure.

  • *Japan accounts for over 90 pct of "heat not burn" market. TOKYO, May 31- Japan Tobacco Inc is set to slash prices on its heated tobacco products early next week after a similar move by bigger rival Philip Morris International Inc, signaling increased competition in Japan's nascent market for alternative cigarettes. Japan, where regular e-cigarettes with...

  • BEIJING, May 31- Earlier this year, the city of Hangzhou, home to the internet giant Alibaba, was poised to join Beijing, Shanghai and a handful of other urban areas in banning smoking in public places, part of a long-running campaign against tobacco use in China. But, like the country's broader anti-smoking campaign, the Hangzhou initiative then lost momentum.

  • ISLAMABAD/ NEW DELHI, May 29- Philip Morris International Inc and British American Tobacco Plc lobbied Pakistan's government to not implement bigger health warnings on cigarette packs, in what officials say was part of an industry-wide campaign that successfully persuaded Islamabad to water down a proposal designed to save lives. In Pakistan, where the...

  • AMSTERDAM, May 17- Dutch insurer NN Group will no longer invest in the tobacco industry and said on Thursday it aims to divest all tobacco-related holdings on its own accounts and in the funds of its asset manager within a year. "Tobacco no longer fits with our responsible investment approach", NN Chief Investment Officer Jelle van der Giessen said.

  • E-cigarette Vape oils under pressure from FDA to stop marketing products toward kids.

    The agency is issuing four warning letters to manufacturers and retailers for selling e-liquids with labeling and or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly foods.

  • AXA IM, one of Europe's biggest fund managers and part of French insurer AXA Group, said the move followed five years of unsatisfactory private engagement with firms considered to have too few, if any, female decision-makers. "We will vote against all-male boards where there is no communication of plans to seek to appoint women to the board in the near future," AXA...

  • NEW YORK, May 2- A series of big tobacco bond refundings is reshaping the U.S. municipal junk bond market, taking what has been a high-yielding staple and slowly turning it investment grade. "One of the largest sectors in the high-yield universe is shrinking," said William Black, senior portfolio manager at City National Rochdale in Chicago. Since the start of 2016,...

  • The packaging resembles that of juice boxes, candy or cookies, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission said, noting a recent increase in the number of reports to poison control centers. The FDA has made several sweeping moves in the past few months, including setting a maximum nicotine level for tobacco products as the regulator...