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2010-05-28 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- 12 lucky winners were recently announced for the 2010 Timber Wolf "Year of Tobacco Sweepstakes" sponsored by the makers of Timber Wolf Moist Snuff. Each week through December 17 one winner, age 21 and above, will be randomly selected to receive a year's worth of Timber Wolf. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100528/PH12197LOGO ) The winners are: Robert Hicks of Harbor, Ohio, Scott Blair of Augusta, GA, Catherine Knittle-Boger of...

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2010-04-15 12:25:00

The growing use of smokeless tobacco, chewing tobacco and snuff by teenagers is causing great concerns for health experts, who suggest athletes in Major League Baseball are inadvertently influencing young people to take up the dangerous habit. The use of smokeless tobacco by teens has increased in recent years, overturning a long trend in declining usage of all tobacco products by teens, Terry Pechacek of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a U.S. congressional panel. Data...

2010-04-14 18:56:00

Oral Health America's NSTEP(R) Supports Hearing on Tobacco Addiction and America's Pastime CHICAGO, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral Health America (OHA) participated in a congressional hearing today on the use of smokeless tobacco by young people, the effects it has on oral health, and the impact of its use by professional baseball players. The hearing, "Smokeless Tobacco: Impact on the Health of our Nation's Youth and Use in Major League Baseball," was held by Chairman of the...

2010-03-12 13:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Man Moist Snuff is bringing the excitement of NASCAR® right to the front door of a few lucky fans. Baker Curb Racing and Greg Biffle have teamed up in the NASCAR Nationwide Series this season with Red Man Moist Snuff as the primary sponsor on Biffle's No. 27 Ford Fusion. Fans who love racing and want a piece of the action now have the perfect opportunity with the 2010 Red Man Moist Snuff sweepstakes. "Fans can enter to win...

2010-03-04 12:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Match announced today its latest entry in smokeless tobacco -- Timber Wolf Peach Packs. The new product began shipping this week. "We are excited about the introduction of new Timber Wolf Peach Packs," according to Chris Lemmon, Brand Manager for Timber Wolf. "Our promotional campaign for 2010 focuses on Men Who Like Tobacco. We know that peach is a very popular and strong performing loose flavor at retail. Men who like peach will now be...

2010-02-22 08:39:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) announced that on Friday, February 19 the company filed an application with the Food & Drug Administration for approval to market Ariva-BDL(TM) as a "modified risk" tobacco product under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009. This submission is the first such application to be filed with the Tobacco Products Center of the FDA, which has been established to oversee all aspects...

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2010-02-04 07:40:00

More information is being demanded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about tobacco related products that come in a variety of flavors that children may mistake for candy. According to Reuters, the products, made by Reynolds American Inc's R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co and by Star Scientific Inc, contain powdered "smokeless" tobacco and are brightly colored, with flavors such as coffee and mint. Products such as Snus, a no-spit tobacco pouch meant to be placed under the upper lip, are aimed...

2009-12-14 10:24:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) The 2009 Monitoring the Future Survey released today by the National Institute of Drug Abuse shows that the nation continues to make gradual progress in reducing youth smoking, but declines have slowed significantly compared to the dramatic gains early in the decade. In especially troubling...

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2009-12-02 15:20:03

A new study on the smokeless tobacco product called moist snuff "” placed between lip and gum "” has led scientists in Minnesota to urge the tobacco industry to change manufacturing practices to reduce snuff's content of carcinogens. Their study is published online in ACS' monthly journal Chemical Research in Toxicology. It reports that this category of tobacco products contains surprisingly high levels of certain toxic and cancer-causing substances. Called polycyclic aromatic...

2009-11-24 13:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conwood Company, LLC, is changing its name to American Snuff Company, LLC, effective Jan. 1, 2010. Conwood, the nation's second largest manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products, is an operating company of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI). The company name change will not affect any of the company's operations, products or staffing levels. "Reassuming our historical company name emphasizes our commitment to the core values on which...


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