Carnival and Barnes & Noble report earnings. Altria enters e-cigarette market. Dish opts not to make offer for Sprint. Men's Wearhouse fires company founder.
Health groups say new magazine ads are wooing teen smokers, which would violate a 1998 agreement banning the practice.
Inmates are paying a hefty price on the black market after the city banned cigarettes in jails. The ban is taxing city resources as well.
Health care advocates hope a hike would prompt smokers to quit, while opponents say it would place too heavy a burden on the poor.
Sure, INTC sells semiconductors, but the unassailable moat and huge dividends sure smell like Big Tobacco.
Drugmakers have yet to find a magic bullet for nicotine addiction.
Shares lose ground following reports on upcoming tobacco directive.
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