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2014-09-19 08:27:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Debra Crew named president, chief commercial officer of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Andrew Gilchrist appointed EVP of Reynolds American Inc." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use...

2014-09-16 08:30:01

American Efforts to Cut Tobacco Use Fall Behind Those Abroad WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States, once a leader in public health measures on tobacco, is falling behind international best practices when it comes to protecting its citizens from the harms of tobacco. Not all U.S. citizens are adequately or equally protected from the damage, disease, and death caused by tobacco products. However, U.S. states and localities still have the opportunity to protect...

2014-09-12 23:01:12

Cigarette maker’s petition denied on September 9, 2014, further strengthening Engle-Progeny fight against Big Tobacco. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 On September 9, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court denied a petition made by Lorillard Tobacco Company for discretionary review of the Third District Court of Appeal’s decision in Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Alexander, No. 3D12-1593 (Fla. 3d DCA Sept. 4, 2013). The lawsuit was brought by Dorothy Alexander, individually...

2014-09-10 23:02:22

Lorillard Tobacco Company has moved for leave to file a supplemental brief on jurisdiction after the Florida Supreme Court denied the company’s entitlement to a new trial; the motion relates to a settlement over a wrongful death tobacco lawsuit. The plaintiffs in the litigation are represented by Parker Waichman LLP; The Alvarez Law Firm; Gordon & Doner, P.A.; Law Office of Robert S. Glazier; Cheffy Passidomo, P.A.; Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, LLP; and The Mills Firm, P.A. Port...

2014-09-03 12:30:44

Statement on CVS Health Announcement from Legacy CEO & President, Robin Koval WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this year, CVS Caremark - one of the largest pharmacy retailers in the U.S. - announced it would no longer sell tobacco in any of its stores in order to honor its mission to improve public health. Today, the company made that commitment crystal clear by changing its name to CVS Health, as 7,700 CVS pharmacy stubbed out tobacco sales -- one month...

2014-09-02 08:32:53

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI announces establishment of executive stock trading plans." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing quarterly earnings and other...

2014-08-28 08:29:45

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to webcast CEO's participation at Barclays Back-To-School Consumer Conference on Sept. 4." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing...

2014-08-15 08:25:51

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.615 per share. The dividend is payable on September 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of September 1, 2014. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of...

2014-07-31 16:27:30

WASHINGTON, July 31, 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 A new government study published today shows that 17.4 million Americans - 7.3 percent of U.S. adults - smoke cigars every day, some days or rarely. This study shows that cigar smoking is a serious public health problem that must be addressed through strategies such as Food and Drug...

2014-07-30 04:21:49

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing market share driven by its Global Drive Brands has contributed to a pleasing set of results for the first half of the year according to BAT's CEO Nicandro Durante, albeit the results were affected by sterling's recent appreciation. The tobacco company posted financial results with operating profits up 4% at constant exchange rates, and operating margins growing by 30bps with its FD Ben Stevens pointing toward further...


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