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E-cigarettes not helping people quit smoking, Barron's says

According to the CDC, over the past year alone, the number of American teenagers using nicotine surged by almost 40%, with the cause of the surge appearing to be e-cigarettes, Jay Corrigan and Matthew Rousu write in this week's edition of Barron's. While the epidemic of teen use may be good news for large companies like Altria, it is bad news for public health, the authors note. Further, many users assume vaping is safer but it is toon soon to know with certainty, the publication adds. Reference Link

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Cronos Group initiated with an Underperform at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Owen Bennett initiated coverage of nine cannabis stocks, stating that his base-case "conservative" assumption is that the cannabis industry can grow in size to over $50B by 2029 from $17B in 2019. He started Cronos Group (CRON) with an Underperform rating and C$17 price target, stating that "at present we feel there is little to get really excited about other than the investment and large sum of money" from Altria (MO). He thinks "the market has gotten ahead of itself" on Cronos as he questions when Altria value creation will begin to materialize, Bennett tells investors.
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Cronos Group initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen
Cowen analyst Vivien Azer started Cronos Group (CRON) with a Market Perform rating and C$29 price target. The analyst likes the company's story as an asset-light, global low-cost producer with operational support and invested capital from Altria Group (MO). However, Azer says the stock's current valuation prevents her from taking a more constructive position at this time.
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Gottlieb resignation positive for tobacco sentiment, says Jefferies
The resignation of FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb is a net positive for tobacco sentiment, particularly for British American Tobacco (BTI) as it should lessen concerns related to any possible action around a menthol ban near term, Jefferies analyst Owen Bennett tells investors in a research note. A potential delay to guidelines around e-vapour restrictions could also support both British American and Imperial Brands (IMBBY), adds the analyst.
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Resignation of Gottlieb lowers near-term overhang on Altria, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Pamela Kaufman said she expects a positive reaction in tobacco stocks to the news that FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will resign in April as it likely delays the agency's near-term tobacco control objectives. Gottlieb has been very vocal on tobacco regulation and his resignation creates a vacuum in leadership and uncertainty about the agency's strategy for tobacco control until a new head is appointed, though leadership at the Center of Tobacco Products remains intact under Mitch Zeller, Kaufman tells investors. While his resignation reduces the near-term regulatory overhang on Altria (MO), it could be a "mixed bag for e-cigs," as Gottlieb changed his tone last year due to the youth e-cig epidemic but he had previously increased leniency towards the category when he pushed out the PMTA deadline to 2022 from 2018, added Kaufman.

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