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2011-07-28 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will be the beneficiary of about 3,000 pieces of artwork from the corporate collection of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. The artwork is valued at approximately $700,000. To view photos and video of the artwork, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/51116-rj-reynolds-tobacco-company-arts-council-winston-salem-forsyth-county "After more than 100 years of purchasing art to enhance the...

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2011-07-05 05:25:00

Australian plans to kill feral camels that inhabit the wilderness on the grounds that their flatulence adds to global warming has come under attack by the word's association of camel scientists, reports the AFP news agency. Northwest Carbon, a land and animal management consultancy proposed the killing of wild dromedaries in exchange for carbon credits. Australia, which has one of the highest per-capita carbon dioxide levels in the world, is heavily reliant on coal-fired power and mining...

2011-06-27 13:49:00

The Scientific Record Shows That Taking Menthol Off The Market Would Benefit Public Health So Why Wait? WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Legacy President and CEO, Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) announcement today that it believes more study is necessary before making a decision as to whether to pursue a menthol ban is repetitive and an...

2011-06-09 00:00:30

Leading electronic cigarette review website, ElectronicCigaretteSale.net, announces the release of a new South Beach Smoke e cigarette review including new discount coupons and free shipping specials for consumers. (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Over the past year, electronic cigarettes have grown from a little known fad, to a mainstream alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes. E cigarette review website, ElectronicCigaretteSale.net announces the release of a new South Beach Smoke review that...

2011-04-29 13:25:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), has issued the following: "R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company wins complete defense verdict in Missouri hospitals lawsuit." Go to R.J. Reynolds' website, www.rjrt.com, or Reynolds American Inc.'s website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news...

2011-04-19 14:50:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) announced that the Reynolds American Foundation will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross to help provide relief to victims of the multiple tornadoes that hit North Carolina on April 16. "Our hearts go out to our fellow North Carolinians who have lost so much as a result of these devastating storms," said Steve Strawsburg, president of the Reynolds American Foundation. "Our hope is that this...

2011-03-18 11:46:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), has issued the following statement: "R.J. Reynolds looks forward to participating in further review of menthol cigarettes by FDA." Go to R.J. Reynolds' website, www.RJRT.com, or Reynolds American Inc.'s website, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com , to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com, is the primary source of publicly...

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2011-03-15 09:25:00

The use of menthol cigarettes among teenagers, especially African-American and Hispanic teens, is on the rise, and US health officials are said to be considering a ban on the mint-flavored tobacco products, various media reports. According to Lisa Richwine of Reuters, "More than 80 percent of black adolescent smokers and more than half of Hispanic adolescent smokers use menthol cigarettes, advisers to the Food and Drug Administration said in a draft chapter for a report due next week."...

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2011-02-28 06:30:00

Reynolds and Lorillard, the second- and third-biggest US cigarette makers, filed suit to block the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from receiving recommendations from an advisory committee that the cigarette makers claim have conflicts of interest, Reuters is reporting. Reynolds, a unit of Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Reynolds American Inc., makes Camel and Winston cigarettes in addition to its Kool and Salem menthol brands. Lorillard Tobacco is a unit of Lorillard Inc., based...

2011-02-03 06:36:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2010 earnings. The press release, "RAI: Key-brands momentum drives strong 2010 results; Company expects mid- to high-single digit EPS growth for 2011", is available on RAI's website, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about...


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Llama, Lama glama
2012-09-19 14:36:11

Llama, Lama glama The llama (Lama glama) is a domesticated camelid from South America. It is often used as a pack animal or for meat by Andean cultures. Its hair is used to make clothing and handicrafts. The course outer hair is typically used to make lead ropes, rugs, and wall hangings, and the fibers can come in many colors ranging from black to reddish brown to white. Because of transportation and trade of this species, there are now more than 158,000 llamas and 100,000 alpacas in...

Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
2012-08-24 14:19:35

The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...

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2007-10-22 10:42:28

The vicuña (Vicugna vicugna), is a camelid species native to South America. They are most commonly found in Bolivia, Peru, Chile, and northwest Argentina. Peru has the largest number. Bolivia has great number of wild vicuñas in the Southwestern side of the country. It lives in the high alpine regions of the Andes. Vicuñas live in the grass lands and plains in the mountain regions at an altitude of 4,000 to 5,500 meters (13000 to 18000 feet). The vicuña is considered more...

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2007-08-14 12:56:55

The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus), is a large even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of eastern Asia. The Bactrian camel has two humps on its back, in contrast to the Dromedary, also known as the Arabian camel, which has one. For a memory aid the B of Bactrian can be imagined as a graphic of two humps and the D of Dromedary can be imagined as a graphic of one hump. Nearly all of the estimated 1.4 million Bactrian Camels alive today are domesticated, but in October 2002 the...

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