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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...

2010-11-12 12:18:00

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 11:20:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by 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...

2010-07-29 15:40:27

UC Riverside researchers find e-cigarette aerosol decreases over time in smoke-out interval, requiring stronger puffs Stronger suction is required to smoke "electronic cigarettes" "“ marketed as tobacco-free nicotine delivery systems "“ than conventional brands, with possible adverse effects on human health, researchers at the University of California, Riverside report. The researchers used a smoking machine to compare the smoking properties of eight conventional cigarettes with...

2010-07-22 15:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has issued the following statement: "Watershed appeal in Florida case clarifies that there are no special rules for Engle progeny cases." 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 about RAI and its operating...

2010-04-13 11:14:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has entered into a comprehensive settlement agreement with the Canadian federal, provincial and territorial governments to resolve all of the governments' civil claims related to cigarette smuggling in Canada during the 1980s and 1990s. Go to R.J. Reynolds' Web site, www.RJRT.com , and Reynolds American Inc.'s Web site, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com , to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's Web site,...

2010-02-04 06:42:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2009 earnings. The press release, "RAI's 2009 performance highlights underlying strength and resilience" is available on RAI's Web site, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com. Web Disclosure RAI's Web site, www.ReynoldsAmerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the Web site as our primary means of...

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2009-12-04 10:27:14

The cadavers of thousands of camels who have perished from lack of water in the Australia Outback are contaminating important waterholes and consecrated areas. The Central Land Council, which guards and upholds Aboriginal land, announced that the deceased camels were harming water supplies. "Some fall into waterholes and won't be able to get out so they'll rot within the water, others will chase the last remains of any water in these areas and start to compete with each other," the council's...

2009-11-02 11:35:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 2,/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) will webcast presentations the company will make to the investment community on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. During the webcast, members of the company's management team will discuss Reynolds American's performance and plans. The webcast will be available online on a listen-only basis at www.ReynoldsAmerican.com. Registration for the webcast will be available as of Nov....

2009-10-22 06:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Third Quarter and Nine Months 2009 -- At a Glance Adjusted EPS: third quarter at $1.24, down 3.9 percent; nine months at $3.54, up 0.6 percentExcludes non-cash trademark impairments in both years, and prior-year restructuring charges and gain from joint-venture termination Reported EPS: third quarter at $1.24, up 72.2 percent; nine months at $2.56, down 30.2 percent RAI increases 2009 guidance: Adjusted EPS range of $4.60 to...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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