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2014-03-18 08:33:35

SHENZHEN, China, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstUnion, The World's Largest E-cigarette solutions provider has released the magnetic e-cigarette, the S810M, patent pending, to the ever-expanding market. The pioneer in e-cigarette industry, who has led the evolution of e-cigarettes, has set up strategic partnership with more than 50% of the TOP 20 tobacco companies worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/HK85213 The S810M is the perfect starter kit for you with...

2014-03-17 16:28:29

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Youth from the DC Prevention Center for Wards 1 and 2 will host an anti-tobacco rally to stand out, speak up, and seize control against Big Tobacco. The rally is part of Kick Butts Day - an annual celebration of youth leadership and activism organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The rally is one of 1,400 events planned across the county to encourage youth to stay tobacco-free and educate communities about the tobacco industry's...

2014-03-17 12:28:08

OXFORD, N.C., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Inc. (SFNTC) has issued the following release: "Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company achieves highest status in N.C. environmental program." Go to Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company's website, www.sfntc.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...

2014-03-05 12:26:29

Commission Calls on the Obama Administration to Let the FDA Act and Ban Menthol Flavoring in Cigarettes WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth, a group of all living former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Education, and Welfare; U.S. Secretaries of Health and Human Services; U.S. Surgeons General; and Directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from every administration, Republican and Democrat, since that of...

2014-03-04 16:27:36

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a Statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO President Obama today again called for bold action to protect our children from tobacco addiction and save lives, urging Congress to increase the federal cigarette tax by 94 cents per pack and similarly increase taxes on other tobacco products. The evidence is clear that increasing the...

2014-03-04 16:27:29

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late yesterday, 12 national, state and local public health and medical organizations filed a friend of the court (amicus) brief urging a federal court to uphold New York City's new ordinance that prohibits the redemption of coupons and other discounts for tobacco products and allow its implementation on March 19. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Signed on November 19, 2013, the ordinance is designed to...

2014-03-03 08:35:09

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to webcast CEO's participation at RBC consumer conference on March 12." 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...

2014-03-02 08:20:29

One Familiar Letter - R - Could Dramatically Reduce Youth Smoking WASHINGTON, March 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As viewers around the world prepare to tune in for Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards honoring achievements in the film industry, the public health community is drawing attention to new data concluding that by eliminating tobacco imagery in youth-rated movies, youth smoking rates could decline by an estimated 18 percent....

2014-02-27 12:27:22

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combining the strengths of win-win cooperation, the world leading e-cigarette solutions provider, FirstUnion, has formed a new joint venture with the JINJIA Group Co., Ltd. in Shenzhen. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/HK73357 ) JINJIA Group is a leading cigarette packaging company in China and a well-known international packaging company and makes a synergistic partner with FirstUnion, one of the premier brands in...

2014-02-24 08:30:32

Market to grow to over $9 billion within 24 months CORONA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a leader in custom vending machines and automated retail stores stated that they are well positioned as the legal marijuana and electronic cigarette markets continue to make significant gains. A recent article in International Business Times stated that the value of medical marijuana alone would grow from $1.7 billion to about $9...


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