tobacco

Altria Delivers Yet Another Dividend Hike With a Monster Yield

It almost seems too good to be true that a tobacco giant can keep raising its dividend year in and year out. After all, smoking cigarettes is just not that ...
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Americans Want the Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco Raised

In many states, people under 21 years old can buy tobacco products. Most Americans don't approve of this and want the age barrier to be above 21. This, in turn, ...
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Pot Stock Analyst Downgrade Brings $400 Million Hit to Aurora Cannabis

Whether it be medical or recreational marijuana, there is expected to nearly limitless growth in the United States for the successful businesses that get their models right. That said, it's ...
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Philip Morris Lights Up With Q2 Earnings

When Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Thursday, the company said that it had $1.46 in earnings per share ...
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Innovation Shares Launches New Legalized Marijuana ETF as Lowest-Cost Option

The current market for legalized marijuana already has grown into the billions, and many sources are calling for exponential growth in the coming decade. With the rise of so many ...
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Will High Prices for Juul Pods Accomplish What the FDA and Mitch McConnell Can’t?

Last November, responding to pressure from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), e-cigarette maker Juul discontinued retail store sales of some of its flavored nicotine pods. The liquids, with ...
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Canadian Marijuana Use Jumps Even More Than Expected After Legalization

Legalizing marijuana for recreational use can be a controversial topic that crosses political lines, demographics, and age groups, and traverses borders. With more states in the United States having ...
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FDA OKs Sales of Philip Morris IQOS Non-Burning Cigarette

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday announced that the agency has authorized U.S. sales of the IQOS tobacco-heating system from the U.S. arm of Philip Morris International ...
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Why Altria Earnings Went Up in Smoke

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported first-quarter 2019 results before markets opened on Thursday morning. The Marlboro cigarette maker firm posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.90 ...
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Merrill Lynch Jumps on Legalized Cannabis Train, Sees Large Potential Upside

Merrill Lynch has started coverage of the legalized cannabis industry with a mostly positive view. It noted that the Canada distribution channels are likely to crimp sales near term from ...
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Do E-Cigarettes Cause Seizures in Young Users?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday issued a safety alert related to the use of e-cigarettes, especially among young Americans. The agency has received a number of ...
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Two More States Ban the Sale of Electronic and Tobacco Cigarettes to People Under 21

New legislation in New York and Washington will add the two states to the current list of nine others that have raised to 21 the legal age to purchase tobacco ...
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A Plan to Kill Tobacco Advertising Worldwide

The tobacco industry remains among the world's largest. Among U.S. tobacco giants, a drop in smoking in America has pushed their activities overseas, primarily to countries that have a large ...
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Tobacco Use Surges Among Young People, Triggered by E-Cigarettes

Around 4.9 million middle and high school students used tobacco in 2018. That is up from 3.6 million in 2017, a 36% increase. Virtually the entire increase was due to ...
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Alarming Trends on E-Cigarette Use Among High School and Middle School Students

It is supposed to be undeniable that smoking and using any forms of tobacco is bad for your health. And the rate of smoking cigarettes has been on the decline ...
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