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2014-09-12 23:01:12

Cigarette maker’s petition denied on September 9, 2014, further strengthening Engle-Progeny fight against Big Tobacco. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 On September 9, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court denied a petition made by Lorillard Tobacco Company for discretionary review of the Third District Court of Appeal’s decision in Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Alexander, No. 3D12-1593 (Fla. 3d DCA Sept. 4, 2013). The lawsuit was brought by Dorothy Alexander, individually...

2014-09-10 23:02:22

Lorillard Tobacco Company has moved for leave to file a supplemental brief on jurisdiction after the Florida Supreme Court denied the company’s entitlement to a new trial; the motion relates to a settlement over a wrongful death tobacco lawsuit. The plaintiffs in the litigation are represented by Parker Waichman LLP; The Alvarez Law Firm; Gordon & Doner, P.A.; Law Office of Robert S. Glazier; Cheffy Passidomo, P.A.; Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, LLP; and The Mills Firm, P.A. Port...

2014-09-04 08:30:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco and alcohol increase for those who drink and smoke. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 443,000 people in the United States die of illnesses caused by tobacco each year. Meanwhile, about 88,000 die from alcohol-related illnesses. Diseases caused by smoking tobacco Smoking...

2014-09-03 12:30:44

Statement on CVS Health Announcement from Legacy CEO & President, Robin Koval WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this year, CVS Caremark - one of the largest pharmacy retailers in the U.S. - announced it would no longer sell tobacco in any of its stores in order to honor its mission to improve public health. Today, the company made that commitment crystal clear by changing its name to CVS Health, as 7,700 CVS pharmacy stubbed out tobacco sales -- one month...

2014-09-03 08:33:12

Calls on Other Retailers to Halt Tobacco Sales CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association applauds CVS for removing cigarettes and all tobacco products from all CVS/pharmacy locations across the U.S. This is an important milestone for the health of the American people today and for generations to come. We are very pleased that CVS has accelerated its timeline to remove all tobacco products from its shelves. We urge all retailers - especially retailers with pharmacies...

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2014-09-02 05:11:51

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the single most easily preventable cause of death and disease is to eliminate tobacco use. Smoking can lead to many health issues including respiratory, cancer, heart disease, and blood problems. Over 480,000 Americans die each year due to cigarette smoking, and 41,000 of these deaths happen due to secondhand exposure to smoke. With the ever-growing popularity of...

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...


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