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2014-08-05 12:22:44

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Snuff Company (ASC), an indirect subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), has been awarded the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's (TDEC) highest award for sustainable business practices, the Tennessee Green Star Partnership Three-Star Certification. American Snuff Company is the first Memphis-based company and just the 13th company in the entire state of Tennessee to hold this award. "ASC - Memphis is...

2014-06-30 23:23:11

Cigarette smoking continues to decline in workplaces, however use of smokeless tobacco products (snuff and chewing tobacco) remains steady. Journeyworks offers tools to help employers increase awareness of the health risks and tips for quitting. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 According to a recent study by the US. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. workers are continuing, and slightly increasing, their use of smokeless tobacco products. Smokeless tobacco...

2014-06-24 09:55:12

American Heart Association People who stop using smokeless tobacco after a heart attack may extend their life expectancy similar to people who stop smoking, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. "We didn't expect to see such a strong association among those people who stopped using (smokeless tobacco)," said Gabriel Arefalk, M.D., lead researcher and cardiologist at Uppsala University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden. "After a heart attack, no...

2014-01-15 12:25:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study reveals some of the advertising tactics being used by tobacco and e-cigarette companies to market "emerging" products, such as e-cigarettes, snus, dissolvables, and chew. Recent research on tobacco advertising has generally focused on point-of-sale (POS) and retail displays, rather than other mediums such as magazines and direct mail. The study published today in the Nicotine and Tobacco Research Journal by Legacy® - a...

2014-01-14 08:31:34

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Snuff Company, the manufacturer of Grizzly, the best-selling moist snuff brand in the U.S., has awarded donations totaling a quarter of a million dollars to two non-profit outdoor conservation organizations. Through the Grizzly Outdoor Corps promotion, the company is donating $130,000 and $120,000 to The Boone and Crockett Club and the FishAmerica Foundation organizations, respectively. Registered, age-verified adult Grizzly...

2013-11-20 23:31:08

Dip, snuff, snus or chew, no matter what you call it, smokeless tobacco damages health. Journeyworks Publishing aims to increase awareness about the dangers of spit tobacco with a new wristband. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Thousands of people, many of them in their teens, get hooked on tobacco every year. To keep this from happening, tobacco prevention professionals and educators have a big job. They need materials that grab young people’s attention, provide clear...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.