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The jury is still very much out on the health risks of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes as they are known. Some experts believe they present different but equally dangerous health risks, while others believe they are a safer alternative to conventional tobacco. Whatever the science says next, the reality is the e-cigarette industry has created a lucrative boom and … Read more
By Felicity Duncan There are a handful of consumer staple companies that are primed for exceptional growth over the next few years thanks to their powerful position in key emerging markets, according to investment research group Morningstar. These include Coca-Cola, Diageo, Unilever, and Philip Morris International. Morningstar recently published an in-depth report looking at several … Read more
By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Drugmakers’ use of the tobacco plant as a fast and cheap way to produce novel biotechnology treatments is gaining global attention because of its role in an experimental Ebola therapy. The treatment, which had been tested only in lab animals before being given to two American medical … Read more