NEW YORK (Reuters) - The enduring popularity of menthol may be a big motivator behind Reynolds American Inc's interest in buying smaller rival Lorillard Inc , which has the best-selling U.S. cigarette brand with the additive.
Food and Drug Administration recommended that millions of dollars in research grants be awarded to scientists serving on its tobacco advisory committee, even as it rejected several projects deemed by a National Institutes of Health panel to have greater scientific
major contract research organization (CRO) with extensive experience in tobacco exposure studies to help it with certain regulatory activities at the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) to support its development of modified risk cigarettes
LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index rose on Friday, propped up by gains in tobacco shares and healthcare stock Shire, breaking a four-day losing streak that saw it suffer its...
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc is in talks to acquire rival Lorillard Inc in a multi-billion dollar deal that would reshape one of the world's biggest and most profitable tobacco markets, the companies said on Friday.
* BAT expects to buy Reynolds shares to keep current stake
LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index made little progress on Friday, as weaker mining stocks offset a rise in tobacco shares and threatened a fifth consecutive day of losses for the...
s in talks with the company over a buyout. Reynolds says British American Tobacco will support the transaction by subscribing additional shares. Imperial Tobacco ( OTCQX:ITYBY ) will snap up key brands to help make the deal more likely to
LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index rebounded on Friday as merger activity lifted tobacco shares, enabling the stock market to regain some poise after four days of losses.
Wall Street Breakfast Editors submit: Economy U.S. municipal bond funds had some of the biggest outflows since January after investors pulled out $790M in the week ending July 9. $691M of the outflows were in the high-yield sector, being withdrawn due to default concerns of Puerto Rican debt. ...