As smoking continues to decline in the US, the popularity of pot gets higher. Could the Marlboro Man become a stoner?
From airlines to tobacco to pharma, stocks are seeing rare rallies for no apparent reason.
Economic shifts in the industry merit investors' attention as the price elasticity of the cigarette industry changes.
Big Tobacco's return to TV commercials that push the electronic variety may not last long.
All income classes are laden with pollutants, but the folks who eat sushi are ingesting far different chemicals than poorer chain smokers.
A new poll shows that 22% of the country want the habit obliterated. That's up from 12% in 2007.
Stocks are mixed, with the Dow the only major index able to hold onto its early session gains.
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