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2013-09-04 23:01:09

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal has upheld a $33 million judgment against Lorillard Tobacco Co., finding on appeal that its arguments are without merit, reports Parker Waichman LLP and its co-counsel, which obtained the original verdict on behalf of a Miami woman whose husband had died from smoking-related lung cancer. Bonita Springs, Florida (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, and its co-counsel...

2013-09-02 08:20:58

LONDON, September 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter is the fifth senior Big Tobacco executive to join Gamucci this year Leading electronic cigarettes [http://www.gamucci.com ] manufacturer and distributor Gamucci has further strengthened its management team with the appointment of Peter Jordan as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130902/637879 ) Peter has more than twenty years' experience in senior financial,...

2013-08-30 08:25:37

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Barclays Back-to-School Consumer Conference in Boston, Mass. Lorillard will make a presentation on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:10 p.m. Eastern. The presentation will...

2013-08-26 12:26:15

BANDAR SERI BAGAWAN, Brunei, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Susan M. Liss Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports the proposal offered today by the government of Malaysia, in negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, that would protect the sovereign rights of participating nations to adopt measures to reduce...

2013-08-19 16:25:58

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and American Academy of Pediatrics: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) It is disappointing that the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has retreated from a proposal to the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement that...

2013-08-16 08:25:35

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.55 per share, payable on September 10, 2013 to stockholders of record as of August 30, 2013. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the...

2013-08-15 08:31:10

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). As the changing health care landscape presents new opportunities to prevent a disease that kills 1,500 people a day in this country, many state legislatures are missing opportunities to enact laws and policies that could not only generate...

2013-08-05 16:26:20

Researchers Say Extending Smoke-Free Legislation to Casinos Can Reduce the Acute Effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published today in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, takes a deeper look at the implementation of smoke-free laws in casinos and its impact on reported medical emergencies. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco compared the number of medical emergencies...

2013-08-01 23:21:45

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp® attempts to submit an invention, Gaming Video Smoke Eliminator, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 "While playing video games in public, I was confronted by a person that was blowing his second hand smoke in my face, and neither of us wanted to move to a different video game machine because we were both winning our respective games," said an inventor and gaming enthusiast from Santa Fe, N.M. "He gave me the...

2013-08-01 16:28:22

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) One of the largest studies to date on the economic impact of smoke-free laws, published today in the scientific journal Preventing Chronic Disease, provides powerful new evidence that such laws do not harm the restaurant and bar industry, even in states with high smoking rates and a history of...