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2014-05-06 08:39:04

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States today announced that Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Staples Summit in New York, NY. Lorillard will make a presentation on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 1:20 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. Eastern. The presentation will be broadcast live over the...

2014-05-01 00:21:19

FDA Deeming Regulations Released Last Week Fail to Safeguard Young People from Pervasive E-Cigarette Advertising WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report titled Vaporized: E-Cigarettes, Advertising, and Youth by Legacy, examines the recent rise of e-cigarette use among youth, and the entry of the major tobacco companies into the e-cigarette market. Legacy, the nation's largest public health foundation devoted to achieving a culture where all youth and young adults...

2014-04-24 16:31:20

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Food and Drug Administration moved to establish new regulatory authority over pipe tobacco in the U.S., the Pipe Tobacco Council said today they planned to work closely with FDA to make sure critical issues are understood and highlighted in the process. Representing pipe tobacco manufacturers, importers, distributors and other suppliers, PTC officials said the main concern of the traditional American pipe tobacco community is "that we...

2014-04-24 12:29:46

Company is Encouraged Proposed e-Cigarette Regulations Reflect Potential for Reduced Harm GREENSBORO, N.C., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States and owner of blu eCigs, the leading U.S. electronic cigarette company, responded to proposed regulations published today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the electronic cigarette industry. Lorillard applauds the Agency's initial efforts to...

2014-04-23 08:34:32

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has released its first-quarter 2014 earnings. The press release, "RAI's 1Q14 reflects strong underlying performance; Company reaffirms full-year guidance," is on RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com. 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...

2014-04-16 16:32:25

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Susan Cameron elected President and CEO of Reynolds American Inc.; Daniel Delen to retire." 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...

2014-04-14 16:26:35

FRANKFORT, Ky., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and CEO of Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the parent company of blu eCigs, today praised legislation signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, which will bar minors from buying electronic cigarettes, as an example of responsible regulation. "Legislation that prevents the sale or distribution of electronic cigarettes to minors is the right thing to do," said Mr. Kessler, who attended the bill...

2014-04-09 08:31:29

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to host 1Q14 earnings conference call on April 23." 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 company...

2014-03-20 04:22:23

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4wgm54/global) has announced the addition of the "Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4wgm54/global ] report to their offering. The Global E-cigarette market is witnessing changes in lifestyle and preferences among people across the globe. The introduction of e-cigarettes in the Tobacco industry has found a way to lure a...

2014-03-18 16:25:38

State's anti-smoking youth coalition takes over State Capitol; advocates for tobacco control PHOENIX, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students Taking a New Direction (STAND) Arizona's anti-smoking youth coalition unveiled its latest tool in tobacco control education before legislators and advocates at the Arizona State Capitol today. The Take Aim at Tobacco student-made robot exhibition was part of STAND Legislative Day whereby hundreds of STAND members from across Arizona descended...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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