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2014-08-18 08:30:41

Prevents sale of "blu" e-cigarettes in Germany BRADFORD, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zippo Manufacturing Company, maker of the iconic Zippo® lighter ("ZMC" or the "Company"), announced today that it has been granted a preliminary injunction in Germany against Cygnet UK Trading Ltd., a Lorillard subsidiary, preventing Cygnet from using the "blu" brand name for e-cigarettes sold in that country. The Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main agreed with ZMC that the "blu"...

2014-07-15 12:30:27

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO The proposed merger of the Reynolds American and Lorillard tobacco companies raises important questions that go beyond antitrust. It raises important public health issues as well because it would bring together two tobacco giants with a long history of marketing to kids and deceiving...

2014-06-02 12:25:58

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Youth exposure to television ads for electronic cigarettes increased by 256 percent from 2011 to 2013, exposing 24 million U.S. kids to these ads, according to a study published today in the journal Pediatrics. The researchers predicted that "if current trends in e-cigarette television...

2014-03-05 12:26:29

Commission Calls on the Obama Administration to Let the FDA Act and Ban Menthol Flavoring in Cigarettes WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth, a group of all living former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Education, and Welfare; U.S. Secretaries of Health and Human Services; U.S. Surgeons General; and Directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from every administration, Republican and Democrat, since that of...

US Judge Orders Cigarette Companies To Publicly Admit They Lied About Smoking Dangers
2012-11-28 08:47:56

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that an estimated 45.3 million adults in the US smoke cigarettes. It also reports that cigarettes, the single leading cause of preventable death in the US, account for nearly 443,000 deaths every year. Now, a US judge is ordering the top three cigarette makers–Philip Morris, Reynolds and Lorillard–to publicly admit that their products are killing America....

2012-05-24 23:02:24

Ecig Advanced has published an interview with Lorillard CEO Murray Kessler on the acquisition of leading electronic cigarette company, Blu Cigs, and their plans to market and sell the brand. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 Lorillard's recent acquisition of an electronic cigarette company has brought the often-thought niche product to the forefront. Now, Lorillard CEO Murray Kessler talks with Ecig Advanced, an electronic cigarette news and review website, in an interview on the...


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