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2014-08-29 08:25:23

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. and GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) today announced that each company has received a request for additional information ("second request") from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with Reynolds American's pending acquisition of Lorillard and divestiture of select brands to Imperial Tobacco Group, PLC (LON: IMT). The second request was issued under notification requirements of...

2014-08-25 12:23:22

truth® Rallies Teens To Harness Their Online Influence To Become The First Smoke-Free Generation WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, August 24, truth®, the nation's largest and longest running youth smoking prevention campaign, premiered the latest advertisements in its new Finish It campaign, titled "Unpaid" and "Response". Both aired during the hugely popular MTV Video Music Awards broadcast - an annual music awards ceremony that attracts millions of viewers and sparks...

2014-08-15 08:25:51

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.615 per share. The dividend is payable on September 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of September 1, 2014. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of...

2014-08-15 08:24:34

DUBLIN, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "E-cigarette Market in India 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 An e-cigarette is an electronic inhaler that simulates tobacco smoking. It is a battery-powered inhaler designed to provide inhaled doses of tobacco by way of vaporizing the solutions and simulating the effects of smoking by heating a nicotine liquid into vapor, which the user then...

2014-08-12 08:27:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Legacy's truth® campaign has been the boldest and most successful media campaign ever conducted to prevent youth tobacco use in the United States. So it is uniquely important for America's kids and health that Legacy has announced that is launching a new generation of truth® aimed...

2014-08-08 23:02:03

The Firm is investigating serious health problems that may be related to the use of e-cigarettes, including hospitalizations for nicotine poisoning, heart attack, stroke, pneumonia, congestive heart failure, and atrial fibrillation. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 As the Firm continues its investigation of serious health problems that may be attributable to the use of e-cigarettes (http://www.ecigregistry.com/ ), Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that one Ohio lawmaker has proposed...

2014-08-08 23:01:44

In-demand comprehensive research report “Smoking Tobacco: Key Markets 2014” worked out by ERC is now available at MarketPublishers.com London, UK (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The world smoking tobacco and cigarettes industry is one of the most profitable and deadliest industries worldwide. From 1997 to 2013, the Australian smoking tobacco industry grew by over 13.5%. In 2013, in spite of a remarkable decline in the tobacco products market in France, the country’s smoking tobacco industry...

2014-08-08 10:38:08

BMJ-British Medical Journal Smoking related deaths cut by up to 11 percent in prisons with long-term bans in place Prison smoking bans are associated with a substantial reduction in deaths from smoking related causes, such as heart disease and cancer, finds a US study published on thebmj.com today. Smoking related deaths were cut by up to 11% in state prisons with long-term bans in place. In the United States at year end 2011, there were 1.4 million people in state prisons. Fifty to...

2014-08-07 20:23:52

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arguing for a "meaningful and feasible framework" that accommodates the unique characteristics of the pipe tobacco market, the Pipe Tobacco Council, the national trade association representing the pipe tobacco industry, today submitted comments on Food and Drug Administration efforts to regulate pipe tobacco. The FDA has proposed to regulate pipe tobacco under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The move would create new legal and...

2014-08-06 16:30:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Nine leading economists have submitted a paper to the Food and Drug Administration that shows how the FDA's cost-benefit analyses of its proposed tobacco regulations are deeply flawed and vastly underestimate the benefits of these regulations. The paper was submitted as a public comment on the...


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