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2013-04-22 20:22:18

On Heels Of Today's Supreme Court Ruling On Graphic Cigarette Warnings WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) authority to develop new graphic cigarette warnings that comply with the landmark 2009 law granting the FDA authority over tobacco products, including the requirement for large, graphic cigarette warning labels. The new warnings will help further inform Americans about the deadly...

2013-04-22 12:31:28

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) New York City has led the nation and the world in fighting tobacco use, the number one cause of preventable death. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Council members today have taken an important step to build on this progress by proposing legislation that prohibits the...

2013-04-22 12:31:02

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) In a victory for the nation's health, the U.S. Supreme Court today let stand an appellate court ruling that upheld most provisions of the landmark 2009 law granting the Food and Drug Administration authority over tobacco products, including the requirement for large, graphic...

2013-04-16 16:24:23

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) President Obama has proposed a 94-cent increase in the federal cigarette tax, and increased taxes on other tobacco products, to protect our children from tobacco addiction and save lives. Predictably, tobacco companies and their allies are attacking the proposal, claiming that...

2013-04-16 12:28:37

Tobacco Money in Politics report exposes industry's political contributions for 2011-2012 legislative cycle. SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tobacco interests spent a total of $51.1 million during the 2011-2012 election cycle to fight Proposition 29 and to influence legislators and policies in California, according to a recent report by the American Lung Association in California Center for Tobacco Policy & Organizing. "The numbers in this report...

2013-04-16 11:05:45

Raising tobacco prices is one of the most effective means of reducing tobacco use, particularly among price-sensitive smokers such as young people and people with low incomes. But when the UK government has been raising cigarette taxes to increase prices and deter smoking, tobacco companies have been absorbing the tax increases on their ultra-low-price (ULP) brands to keep their prices low. As a result, real ULP cigarette prices have remained virtually unchanged since 2006 and their market...

2013-04-16 08:30:52

Vapor Corp. to Debut New and Improved E-Cigarette Product Line Featuring FLEX TIP Soft Filters DANIA BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO), a leading U.S. based electronic cigarette company whose brands include Krave®, VaporX®, Fifty-One®, EZ Smoker®, Alternacig®, Green Puffer®, Americig®, Fumare®, Hookah Stix(TM) and Smoke Star®, today announced that the Company will be participating in the NATO (National...

2013-04-15 12:27:51

More Than 70 Countries Recipients Of The $100 Million Program NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use Grants Program has awarded 500 grants since 2007. The Bloomberg Initiative Grants Program was designed to provide direct funding to governments and non-government organizations located in low- and middle-income countries to support development and implementation of evidence-based...

2013-04-11 12:31:44

American Cancer Society, American Heart Association Are Key Partners PRINCETON, N.J. and WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today announced an ambitious, three-year collaboration to accelerate progress in reducing tobacco use, the nation's leading cause of preventable death. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130411/DC93271-INFO) (Logo:...

2013-04-10 16:27:20

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that it will release first quarter 2013 results on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. A conference call for analysts and investors will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, which will be hosted by Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Executive Vice President,...