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2014-04-14 16:26:35

FRANKFORT, Ky., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and CEO of Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the parent company of blu eCigs, today praised legislation signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, which will bar minors from buying electronic cigarettes, as an example of responsible regulation. "Legislation that prevents the sale or distribution of electronic cigarettes to minors is the right thing to do," said Mr. Kessler, who attended the bill...

2014-04-11 12:24:21

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, today announced that it will release first quarter 2014 results on Thursday, April 24, 2014. A conference call for analysts and investors will begin at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 24, 2014, which will be hosted by Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Executive Vice President, Finance and...

2014-04-02 12:33:31

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 TechNavio forecasts The Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 with a CAGR of 30.56 percent for the period 2013-2018. Several driving factors and trends will contribute to this growth--all of which will be outlined with detail in this report. TechNavio's analysts use a unique methodology to scrutinize individual vendor performance, trends, drivers and...

2014-03-31 16:28:09

Jerry W. Levin Joins Lorillard Board as an Independent Director GREENSBORO, N.C., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, today announced the election of Jerry W. Levin to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Board is now comprised of nine members, eight of whom are non-executive independent directors. "We are delighted that Jerry has joined our Board. He brings extensive leadership and...

2014-03-20 04:22:23

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4wgm54/global) has announced the addition of the "Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4wgm54/global ] report to their offering. The Global E-cigarette market is witnessing changes in lifestyle and preferences among people across the globe. The introduction of e-cigarettes in the Tobacco industry has found a way to lure a...

2014-03-04 16:27:29

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late yesterday, 12 national, state and local public health and medical organizations filed a friend of the court (amicus) brief urging a federal court to uphold New York City's new ordinance that prohibits the redemption of coupons and other discounts for tobacco products and allow its implementation on March 19. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Signed on November 19, 2013, the ordinance is designed to...

2014-02-20 16:27:33

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, announced today that its Board of Directors approved a 12% increase in the quarterly dividend on its common stock from $0.55 per share to $0.615 per share. The dividend is payable on March 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of February 28, 2014. This step marks the sixth dividend increase and a doubling of the quarterly dividend rate...

2014-02-14 12:26:53

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /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 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference in Boca Raton, Florida. Lorillard will make a presentation on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Eastern. The...

2014-02-12 08:30:59

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. Fourth Quarter and Full Year Highlights -- Fourth quarter net sales increased 2.3% over last year to $1.743 billion and annual net sales increased 4.9% over last year to a record $6.950 billion. -- Fourth quarter reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share remained flat at $0.80 compared to the fourth...

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,...