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The Sinful Winners: Where Americans Spend Their Gasoline Savings

  • Fast food to the fore as restaurants get 18% of extra cash
  • Tobacco companies thank pump prices for their turnaround year

Americans are eating, smoking and drinking away their savings from cheap gasoline, and if that’s not great news for their doctors it’s handing windfall revenue to companies from Monster Beverage Corp. to tobacco giant Altria Group Inc.

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