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2014-02-05 08:31:24

CVS's Bold Action to Cease Tobacco Sales Should Send Clarion Call to All Pharmacy Chains to Follow Suit WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the 50(th) anniversary of the landmark US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, CVS Caremark has stepped forward in a highly competitive industry to do the right thing and stop selling the most lethal consumer product on the market today - tobacco. This bold move sets them apart from their peers and we...

2014-02-05 08:29:04

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) CVS Caremark today set a powerful example for all retailers, especially those involved in health care, by announcing that it will end the sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores throughout the United States. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds CVS for this courageous and...

2014-02-03 08:29:19

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has issued the following release: "Enhancements made to Right Decisions Right Now youth tobacco prevention program." 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 companies. We...

2014-01-31 11:00:27

UC Riverside-led study shows third-hand smoke causes hyperactivity and significant damage in liver, lung; delays healing of wounds Do not smoke and do not allow yourself to be exposed to smoke because second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke are just as deadly as first-hand smoke, says a scientist at the University of California, Riverside who, along with colleagues, conducted the first animal study of the effects of third-hand smoke. While first-hand smoke refers to the smoke inhaled by...

2014-01-30 12:29:07

LONDON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Tobacco in Brazil, Euromonitor International After several postponements, finally in March 2012, ANVISA decided to ban the additives that add flavour to cigarettes, such as menthol and clove. This measure also prohibits the importation of such products, but does not prohibit the manufacturing ??in Brazil of products with additives for export. The cigarette industry has until...

2014-01-29 16:28:06

SUNBURY, Pa., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During an event today at the Sunbury Housing Authority, Northumberland County, Secretary of Health Michael Wolf encouraged multi-unit housing properties across the commonwealth to incorporate smoke free policies. Wolf applauded the Sunbury Housing Authority for recently implementing smoke free policies at two of its indoor living communities. "Now more than ever it is critical to establish strong relationships with our community...

2014-01-29 12:28:40

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that it will release fourth quarter and full year 2013 results on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. A conference call for analysts and investors will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, which will be hosted by Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor,...

2014-01-28 16:25:41

Liebling bill would keep children safe from the dangers of secondhand smoke ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The House Health and Human Services Policy Committee heard testimony in support of HF1966 today, a bill that would make foster care homes smoke-free. "Secondhand smoke is particularly dangerous for children, as their bodies are still developing. It is known to cause Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, respiratory infections, asthma attacks and ear infections," said...

2014-01-27 23:27:48

In response to an article published by Healio, Gabriel Pediatrics elaborates on the effects secondhand smoke exposure can have on children. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics responds to an article published on January 20 by Healio, which takes a closer look at the effects on children who have been exposed to secondhand smoke and the direct correlation between the exposure and increased hospital readmission rates. According to the January 20 article published by...

2014-01-23 12:31:58

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIGR8, the rapidly growing electronic cigarette company, today, has unveiled the most realistic rechargeable and refillable or disposable electronic cigar: MADURO by CIGR8. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/CN51403 ) The Maduro by CIGR8 is suited for adult cigar smokers. The Maduro has the authentic look, feel and flavor of a traditional cigar, without the smoke, ash and smell. The cigar kit comes with its signature flavor of...


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