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2011-03-23 08:30:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) announced that the company has received notices from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its pending ARIVA-BDL(TM) and STONEWALL-BDL(TM) modified risk tobacco product applications. The notices from Lawrence Deyton, MD, MSPH, Director of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), state, in part, "Not all tobacco products are currently subject to Chapter IX of the FDCA [Federal Food Drug &...

2011-03-17 17:06:00

In the news release, Richard L. Sharp, Former Board Chair of Circuit City, Carmax, Joins Star Scientific Board, issued 17-Mar-2011 by Star Scientific, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the release contained some incorrect information, as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Richard L. Sharp, Former Board Chair of Circuit City, CarMax, Joins Star Scientific Board GLEN ALLEN, Va., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific,...

2011-03-17 08:39:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) announced today that Richard L. Sharp has been elected to the company's board of directors. Mr. Sharp, who will serve as an independent director, is the former CEO and Chairman of Circuit City, the electronics retailer and Carmax, the largest used car retailer in the United States. He currently chairs the board of Crocs, in which he was a founding investor. Mr. Sharp also serves on a range of...

2011-03-17 08:30:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific filed its annual report on Form 10-K yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company reported net sales of $0.85 million for 2010 compared with $0.71 million sales for 2009. The increase reflects in part sales of the company's CigRx® smoking alternative nutraceutical that was introduced in the Richmond, VA tri-cities area in August, 2010. The company also reported a net loss of...

2011-03-11 12:39:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) announced that its patent counsel, Banner & Witcoff, has received two notices and letters from the United States Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) confirming the validity of each of the claims involved in the reexamination of the '649 and '401 patents. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company, Inc. (RJR) filed requests for reexamination of these patents with the PTO in January, 2009. The notices confirmed...

2011-03-10 07:44:00

HONG KONG, March 10 /PRNewswire/ - Today, www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlighting Reynolds American, Inc. (NYSE:RAI) and Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGX). Industry analysts have reported that the smokeless tobacco market has been expanding at a rate of approximately 2-3% per year since 2003, while the cigarette market has been contracting over the same period. Investors from around the world are invited to view fundamental and technical analysis...

2011-02-28 08:30:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) has been notified by the Roskamp Institute of Sarasota, Florida that the Institute has received institutional review board (IRB) approval to conduct a three-month, multi-site clinical trial with Rock Creek's RCP-006 nutritional supplement formula. The study (referred to as the "Flint Study"), will enroll approximately 200 subjects and begins with...

2011-02-09 10:00:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) announced that on February 4 a provisional patent application was filed with the Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO") for administering a pure form of a single isomer of anatabine, "S-(-)anatabine". This isomer can be administered in a composition containing a therapeutically effective dose of anatabine to treat chronic low-level inflammation. Low-level chronic...

2011-02-02 09:00:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) filed an application yesterday with the U.S. Food & Administration (FDA) for approval to market a moist-snuff product, Stonewall Moist-BDL(TM), as a modified-risk tobacco product (MRTP). The company believes that this is the first application filed with the FDA for approval of a tobacco product in a longstanding market segment. The data submitted in the application to the Center for Tobacco Products at...

2011-01-25 09:22:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) today announced that the company's patent counsel has received a decision from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) granting Star's request to reopen the reexaminations of Star's '649 and '401 patents. The PTO agreed with Star's counsel that applicable PTO procedures had been satisfied: the decision reverses a previous May 2010 decision of intent to cancel the involved claims on the ground that Star...


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