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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...

2010-12-20 13:17:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) It is good news for the communities involved that R.J. Reynolds has decided to stop its initial test-marketing of new, dissolvable smokeless tobacco products - called Camel Sticks, Strips and Orbs - that look, taste and are packaged like candy and are likely to entice children....

2010-12-10 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Maybe you never thought about the life of a camel herder before, but Susie takes you to meet one who is living in the Saudi desert on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/12/life-of-camel-herder.html Continuing with her camel theme this week, Susie shows you camel dung, camel branding, and how camels scratch themselves on her other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/...

2010-11-30 17:24:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) We applaud Governor Chris Gregoire, King County Executive Dow Constantine and King County Board of Health Chair Julia Patterson for speaking out today against R.J. Reynolds' new marketing campaign for Camel cigarettes that cynically exploits the names and images of Seattle and other...

2010-11-23 13:54:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Joe Camel may have been put out to pasture, but his spirit lives on in R.J. Reynolds' latest marketing campaign that once again tries to make Camel cigarettes cool, fun and rebellious - and appealing to kids. The new campaign cynically uses the names and images of trendy U.S....

2010-11-12 12:47:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joe Camel may have been put out to pasture, but his spirit lives on in R.J. Reynolds' latest marketing campaign that once again tries to make Camel cigarettes cool, fun and rebellious - and appealing to kids. The new campaign cynically uses the names and images of trendy U.S. destinations, including Seattle, Austin, San Francisco, Las Vegas, New Orleans, and...

2010-11-12 10:28:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Joe Camel may have been put out to pasture, but his spirit lives on in R.J. Reynolds' latest marketing campaign that once again tries to make Camel cigarettes cool, fun and rebellious - and appealing to kids. The new...


Latest Camel Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.