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2011-01-09 08:32:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent article in Inside Health Policy entitled New Tobacco Review Process states: "A new tobacco approval process that mimics device 510(k) clearance procedures could also require that industry supply clinical trial data and other information as the agency implements a mandate from the 2009 law that brought tobacco regulation under FDA's purview." "Companies will have until March 11 to submit information comparing their products to a...

2011-01-05 09:10:00

HAZELTON, Pa., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Troy Healthcare today announced that the company has purchased the Stopain® brand from former owners, DRJ Group Inc. Simultaneously, the company unveiled a new gel that is coming to stores in early 2011. Troy Healthcare is a subsidiary of Troy Manufacturing Inc., which has manufactured Stopain products since 2002. "With eight years of manufacturing knowledge and experience with Stopain products, Troy Healthcare will utilize its...

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2010-12-21 10:22:52

Menthol cigarettes may be harder to quit, particularly for some teens and African-Americans, who have the highest menthol cigarette use, according to a study by a team of researchers. Recent studies have consistently found that racial/ethnic minority smokers of menthol cigarettes have a lower quit rate than comparable smokers of regular cigarettes, particularly among younger smokers. One possible reason suggested in the report is that the menthol effect is influenced by economic factors --...

2010-11-26 06:42:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Addiction has published a Supplement for the month of December 2010 dealing with mentholated cigarettes. The Supplement consists of one Editorial, three Commentaries and eleven Research Reports. The objectivity of the articles differs substantially; one of the Commentaries could be classified as puffery and elements of the Editorial are on the edge. CRE has not reviewed the Research Reports in detail, but CRE has reviewed the most significant...

2010-11-24 08:31:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its November 18 testimony to TPSAC, CRE stated that ATF had recently published the following statements regarding contraband tobacco: "contraband cigarettes are more likely to be sold to underage persons than legitimate product." "The trafficking in counterfeit and contraband tobacco products also poses a serious health risk to our society. There are no standards of production in counterfeit product. This allows for such things as...

2010-11-18 14:20:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A ban of menthol cigarettes would create a sizable black market with underground revenues that could easily reach into double digit billions of dollars a year, according to the findings of a new independent economic analysis commissioned by Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) that will be presented to a Food and Drug Administration committee today. Drawing on the experience of existing cigarette black markets in New York State and Canada, Compass...

2010-11-18 10:21:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill Wilson, President of Americans for Limited Government, issued the following statement regarding a study in the news today that quantifies the size of a tobacco black market should the Food and Drug Administration decide to ban menthol cigarettes. "Since starting its work earlier this year, the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee has made precious little progress in studying one of the major issues that Congress asked...

2010-11-17 11:24:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 $1.125 per share, payable December 13, 2010 to stockholders of record as of December 1, 2010. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. Founded in 1760, Lorillard is...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

Comprehensive Report Shows African Americans and Young Adults Disproportionately Affected by Menthol Cigarette Use WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A special supplemental issue to the journal Addiction was released today focusing on menthol flavored cigarettes ("menthols") and the significant harm associated with them. This Menthol Special Journal Issue, funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), includes 11 new studies focusing on the prevalence of menthol...

2010-10-18 13:44:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) weighs the evidence on the deadly impact of menthol cigarettes, three African American organizations have spoken out against a potential ban, urging the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee to consider the negative implications of a ban and to discount any unsubstantiated evidence on menthol. The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) and...


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