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.
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A longtime bull now recommends discarding Philip Morris like a soggy cigarette butt.
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