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2011-08-17 09:45:00

Four of the largest cigarette makers have filed suit against the FDA, seeking to void as unconstitutional the recent graphic labels and advertising requirement warning consumers about the risks of smoking in hopes of inducing them to quit.

2010-08-12 07:45:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Murray S. Kessler as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 13, 2010, succeeding Martin L.

2010-08-03 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, Canada, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today Insiderslab.com issues new research reports on large insider trades found in the above Blue Chips or Penny Stock companies.

2010-07-29 10:40:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- City and corporate leaders announced the inaugural Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont, featuring some of the biggest names in local, national and international jazz.

2010-07-28 07:00:00

LEWISBERRY, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (Nasdaq: UNIS, ASX: UNS), today announced that Marc S.

2009-09-23 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago United, a membership organization that promotes corporate diversity and inclusion, today announced the recipients of the 2009 National and Chicago Bridge Awards. Michael E.

2009-07-29 15:30:20

It is the end of an era in Cabarrus County, N.C., where Altria is closing a cigarette factory that once employed 2,500 workers. Declining cigarette sales has prompted Altria, parent company to Philip Morris, to close the sprawling, 2,023 acre production site, the company said. The Concord plant will close down Wednesday at 9:30 p.m., the Charlotte Observer reported. Once Cabarrus County's largest taxpayer, the closure will displace the remaining 1,000 workers, at the plant, some of whom will...

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