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Altria Group, Inc. (MO) Issues Statement In Response To FDA Tobacco Regulatory Plan- Philip Morris International (PM ... - Investing News Update

Altria Group, Inc. (MO) Issues Statement In Response To FDA Tobacco Regulatory Plan- Philip Morris International (PM ...Investing News UpdateAltria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) retreated its position after shares change of -9.49% on Monday and it traded at $66.94. The 52-week high of the share price is -13.95% and 52-week low of the share price is 10.06%. Altria Group, Inc. issued the following ...and more »

Govt likely to stub out 'toxic' e-cigarettes - Times of India

Govt likely to stub out 'toxic' e-cigarettesTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: The Union government is likely to ban e-cigarettes following an expert committee's conclusion that they have cancer-causing properties, are highly addictive, and do not offer a safer alternative to tobacco based smoking products. An e ...and more »

Tobacco manufacturers' share prices slump second day after FDA news - Winston-Salem Journal;

Tobacco manufacturers' share prices slump second day after FDA news - Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem JournalTobacco manufacturers' share prices slump second day after FDA newsWinston-Salem JournalThe share price for British American Tobacco tumbled Monday after the FDA announced changes to tobacco product regulations on Friday. The Associated Press. Tobacco manufacturers' share prices experienced another, though smaller, decline Monday as ...and more »

Reducing nicotine could curb smoking - The Herald Bulletin;

Reducing nicotine could curb smoking - The Herald Bulletin

The Herald BulletinReducing nicotine could curb smokingThe Herald BulletinANDERSON — The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it is exploring ways to curb smoking rates in the United States with one idea in mind — reducing nicotine amounts in cigarettes. The FDA has called the plan “a multi-year roadmap to ...and more »

FDA preparing to cut nicotine levels in cigarettes - DeathRattleSports.com;

FDA preparing to cut nicotine levels in cigarettes - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comFDA preparing to cut nicotine levels in cigarettesDeathRattleSports.comIn yet another effort to fight back addition to smoking, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is aiming to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes. On Friday, FDA Chief Scott Gottlieb directed staff to develop new regulations on levels of nicotine in ...and more »

Tobacco Stocks Fall After FDA Targets Nicotine in Cigarette - Zacks.com;

Tobacco Stocks Fall After FDA Targets Nicotine in Cigarette - Zacks.com

Zacks.comTobacco Stocks Fall After FDA Targets Nicotine in CigaretteZacks.comOn Jul 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes, as it is responsible for a number of health issues. Following the proposal, stocks of cigarette makers including Altria Group Inc. (MO - Free Report ...and more »

Just In the Nic-O'-Tine: E-Cigarettes Get a Reprieve - Cato Institute (blog)

Just In the Nic-O'-Tine: E-Cigarettes Get a ReprieveCato Institute (blog)Here's some genuine good news for both individual liberty and harm reduction: the Food and Drug Administration has granted a four-year reprieve to e-cigarettes (“vaping”). In particular, it is extending from November 2018 to August 2022 the requirement ...and more »

Atria's stock extends fall as analyst warns against getting burned by buying the dip - MarketWatch;

Atria's stock extends fall as analyst warns against getting burned by buying the dip - MarketWatch

MarketWatchAtria's stock extends fall as analyst warns against getting burned by buying the dipMarketWatchShares of Altria Group Inc. resumed its selloff on heavy volume Monday, with RBC Capital warning investors not to blindly follow history by buying the dip. The cigarette maker's stock MO, -2.94% dropped $1.97, or 2.9%, to close at the lowest level ...and more »

Industry Insiders Welcome FDA's New Tobacco Plan - CSNews Online;

Industry Insiders Welcome FDA's New Tobacco Plan - CSNews Online

CSNews OnlineIndustry Insiders Welcome FDA's New Tobacco PlanCSNews OnlineSILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has laid out a new roadmap for tobacco regulation, which on one hand could be bad news for traditional cigarettes, but on the other hand, could be good news for innovative products like ...and more »

Availability of cheap tobacco undermining efforts to cut smoking - Medical Xpress;

Availability of cheap tobacco undermining efforts to cut smoking - Medical Xpress

Medical XpressAvailability of cheap tobacco undermining efforts to cut smokingMedical XpressA widening gap between the cheapest and most expensive tobacco products is evidence of a wider variety of brands being introduced to cater to some smokers' declining budgets, according to new research from Bath's TCRG. Credit: University of Bath.and more »

Altria Boosts Buybacks as Regulation Looms - Madison.com;

Altria Boosts Buybacks as Regulation Looms - Madison.com

Madison.comAltria Boosts Buybacks as Regulation LoomsMadison.comThe tobacco industry has faced challenges for decades, and Altria Group (NYSE: MO) has always charted a course through rough waters to find smooth sailing beyond. By using its pricing power and customer loyalty, Altria has managed to keep sales and ...and more »

FDA to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes to 'non-addictive' levels - New York Daily News;

FDA to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes to 'non-addictive' levels - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsFDA to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes to 'non-addictive' levelsNew York Daily NewsMore than 35 million people smoke in the United States — an all-time low of 15% of the population — and more than 480,000 die from it, statistics show. (ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images). BY Constance Gibbs. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Monday, July ...and more »

FDA Wants To Clamp Down on Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes - P&T Community

FDA Wants To Clamp Down on Nicotine Levels in CigarettesP&T CommunityAnother blow, so to speak, for smokers: The FDA wants to cut the nicotine in cigarettes down to nonaddictive levels. The FDA wants smokers to switch to smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes, as well, the Wall Street Journal reports. “Shares of major ...and more »

FDA embraces sanity with new approach to vaping - Washington Examiner;

FDA embraces sanity with new approach to vaping - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerFDA embraces sanity with new approach to vapingWashington ExaminerOn Friday, the head of the Food and Drug Administration, Scott Gottlieb, took an important first step to reforming the country's dysfunctional approach to tobacco and nicotine regulation. The e-cigarette industry was bracing itself for near-destruction ...and more »

22nd Century Uniquely Positioned To Take Advantage Of New FDA Regulations - Minyanville.com

22nd Century Uniquely Positioned To Take Advantage Of New FDA RegulationsMinyanville.comThis article is published in collaboration with Scutify, where you can find real-time markets and stock commentary from Robert Marcin, Cody Willard and others. Download the Scutify iOS App, the Scutify Android App or visit Scutify.com. New U.S. Food ...and more »

Altria: iQOS might also get banned - Seeking Alpha;

Altria: iQOS might also get banned - Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaAltria: iQOS might also get bannedSeeking AlphaBecause iQOS is not combustible, many people figured that this is a non-event for Altria and everything should be back to normal soon. The iQOS narrative centers on being less toxic than combustible cigarettes. The FDA press release signals a ...and more »

FDA Proposes Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes - Doctors Lounge

FDA Proposes Lowering Nicotine Levels in CigarettesDoctors LoungeThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to begin a public dialogue about reducing nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes to non-addictive levels through achievable product standards, agency officials said Friday. Goal is to combat smoking by ...and more »

22nd Century Group Inc (NYSEMKT:XXII) Up on FDA Nicotine Reduction News - The Oracle Dispatch;

22nd Century Group Inc (NYSEMKT:XXII) Up on FDA Nicotine Reduction News - The Oracle Dispatch

The Oracle Dispatch22nd Century Group Inc (NYSEMKT:XXII) Up on FDA Nicotine Reduction NewsThe Oracle Dispatch22nd Century Group Inc (NYSEMKT:XXII) shares took off in Friday morning gaining around 30 cents by the end of trading. XXII is a plant biotech company and news out of the FDA is causing the market to reevaluate the company's products along with its ...and more »

The FDA Wants Cigarettes to Lose Most of Their Nicotine - Lifehacker Australia;

The FDA Wants Cigarettes to Lose Most of Their Nicotine - Lifehacker Australia

Lifehacker AustraliaThe FDA Wants Cigarettes to Lose Most of Their NicotineLifehacker AustraliaOn Friday, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced some new cigarette and vaping regulations that the agency will put into place over the next few months or years. One of the biggest: the addictive component of cigarettes will have to go away ...and more »

FDA Wants Cigarette Nicotine to Drop to Non-Addictive Levels - Men's Health;

FDA Wants Cigarette Nicotine to Drop to Non-Addictive Levels - Men's Health

Men's HealthFDA Wants Cigarette Nicotine to Drop to Non-Addictive LevelsMen's HealthTobacco use contributes to 18 percent of all deaths in men worldwide, a study in the Archives of Public Health found. So any way to cut the number of men lighting up can pay dividends in improving health and helping men from checking out way before ...and more »