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Cigarette Makers Feel the Heat as Trump Considers Vaping Restrictions

Cigarette Makers Feel the Heat as Trump Considers Vaping Restrictions

The president announces he is holding a policy discussion on vaping after a mysterious lung disease killed at least six people.

Kick the Habit: Altria Group Likely to See Share Value Further Vape-orized

Kick the Habit: Altria Group Likely to See Share Value Further Vape-orized

All kinds of government entities will be lining up against Juul Labs, lawsuits with big awards are coming and who knows what else as MO is in a downtrend with $35 as the next price target.

Altria Slips on Analyst Downgrade Amid Vaping Controversy

Altria Slips on Analyst Downgrade Amid Vaping Controversy

Shares of tobacco and e-cigarette maker Altria Group dip after the company receives a downgrade from Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Lavery on concerns its stake in Juul may not produce earnings that justify the current premium on its potential merger with Philip Morris International.

What Is Juul and Is It Bad for You?

What Is Juul and Is It Bad for You?

A "Juul" is an e-cigarette that looks like a USB flash drive and has become popular among younger, first-time smokers during the past several years. But, is it bad for you?

FDA Hits Juul With Warning Letter as Challenges Mount for E-Cigarette Maker

FDA Hits Juul With Warning Letter as Challenges Mount for E-Cigarette Maker

In particular, Juul is breaking the law by selling and distributing its e-cigarettes 'as modified risk tobacco products without an FDA order in effect that permits such sale or distribution,' the FDA's letter states.

Juul's Marketing Practices Being Investigated by FTC - Report

Juul's Marketing Practices Being Investigated by FTC - Report

A report says FTC investigators are looking at whether Juul 'engaged in deceptive marketing, including by targeting minors or using influencers.'

Altria-Philip Morris Tie-Up: Positives and Negatives

Altria-Philip Morris Tie-Up: Positives and Negatives

Investors aren't applauding the potential merger, but one analyst points out what the advantages for both parties would be.

Philip Morris Confirms It's in Merger Talks With Altria

Philip Morris Confirms It's in Merger Talks With Altria

Tobacco giant Philip Morris International confirms it is in discussions with rival cigarette maker Altria Group in a potential all-stock deal that it calls 'a merger of equals.'

Philip Morris Stock Is Smoking Hot on Earnings Beat, Raised Guidance

Philip Morris Stock Is Smoking Hot on Earnings Beat, Raised Guidance

The cigarette maker reported increased year-over-year earnings despite a slight dip in revenue.

British American Tobacco Coughs Up Big Dividend Yields

British American Tobacco Coughs Up Big Dividend Yields

BTI's dividend yield has flared to 7% as the stock price has dipped about 30% recently -- a drag for existing shareholders but a burning opportunity for new investors.