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2014-05-23 12:25:32

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "Reynolds American operating companies creating 200 N.C. jobs, investing in manufacturing equipment for VUSE digital vapor cigarette." 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...

2014-05-22 08:32:27

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has issued the following release: "R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company announces sale of iconic Reynolds Building." Go to R.J. Reynolds' website, www.rjrt.com, or Reynolds American Inc.'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...

2014-05-21 08:31:32

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the media are invited to attend a press conference hosted by Reynolds American Inc. at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 23, 2014, at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Tobaccoville Manufacturing Center. The company will be announcing news related to economic development issues. Anticipated speakers at the event include Susan M. Cameron, president and CEO of Reynolds American, and N.C. Governor Pat McCrory. Pre-registration is...

2014-05-15 16:30:21

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 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 June 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of May 30, 2014. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the...

2014-05-08 12:31:29

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI issues results of 2014 shareholders' meeting; Announces quarterly cash dividend." 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...

Researchers Suggest To Ban Cigarette Filters To Save The Environment
2014-05-07 03:17:25

Springer Trillions of cigarettes smoked worldwide do not end up in an ashtray, but litter the environment Ban cigarette filters. Start a deposit-return scheme for used butts. Hold manufacturers responsible for clean-ups. Place warnings on packets about the impact of simply flicking one’s used cigarettes away. These are among the policy measures that Thomas Novotny of the San Diego State University in the US and Elli Slaughter advocate to curb the environmental harm done through the...

2014-05-06 08:39:15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to webcast CEO's participation at Goldman Sachs summit on May 13." 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...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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