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2013-11-25 12:24:59

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) partnered with Chicago-based marketing and advertising agency LimeGreen to assist with a public awareness campaign that addresses menthol-flavored tobacco use. This program is part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's call to action under the City of Chicago's Public Health agenda entitled 'Healthy Chicago.' LimeGreen was charged with developing the awareness campaign that included television, radio and print...

2013-11-21 12:29:06

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The 8th National Conference on Tobacco or Health is being held in Ottawa from November 25 to 27. On November 25, more than 100 youth and adults from across Canada will be heading to Parliament Hill to call on the government to ban all flavoured tobacco products in the country. The use of flavoured tobacco products by youth in Canada is high. A recent study released by the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo...

2013-11-14 16:30:04

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.55 per share, payable on December 10, 2013 to stockholders of record as of November 29, 2013. About Lorillard, Inc.Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the...

2013-11-14 08:35:30

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes 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 Morgan Stanley Global Consumer Conference in New York, NY. Lorillard will make a presentation on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, from 10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Eastern. The presentation...

2013-11-13 12:29:33

First Electronic Cigarette Company to be recognized as Most Exciting Newcomer to the Industry CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes, a leading manufacturer of electronic cigarettes and accessories based in Tarpon Springs, Florida, has been awarded Tobacco Reporter's Golden Leaf Award for "Most Exciting Newcomer to the Industry." The award was presented at the 2013 annual Global Tobacco Networking Forum (GTNF) conference, held from...

2013-11-05 16:28:34

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Manufacturers of electronic cigarettes say they want to be part of the solution to the tobacco problem, but increasingly they're behaving just like tobacco companies always have. They're following Big Tobacco's playbook by marketing their products in ways that appeal to kids, dismissing new research showing...

2013-11-05 08:28:07

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Display Advertising, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IDAD) ("IDAD") The Company is very pleased to announce that it has entered into a Private Label Distribution Agreement with Prive Holdings Corp. for the Prive Brand of electronic cigarettes. The initial term of this Agreement is for three years commencing the effective date of this agreement on November 1, 2013. IDAD's territory within this agreement is comprised of the entire United...

NYC Raises Smoking Age To 21
2013-10-31 13:05:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York City Council has raised the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Adults must now be of legal drinking age before they can buy cigarettes, electronic cigarettes or any tobacco products. New York City is the largest city to increase the smoking age from 18 to 21. In an additional measure, the city also increased the minimum cost of a pack of cigarettes to $10.50 and banned the discounting of tobacco products. This is the...

2013-10-29 12:30:21

Big Easy Tobacco Co. acquired by Michael Giordano, President of Quality Importers Trading Co. WESTON, Fla., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbour Bay, Inc. the parent company of the Big Easy Tobacco Co. in Suffern, NY has been acquired by Michael Giordano, President of Quality Importers Trading Co., Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Established in 1994, Harbour Bay, Inc. / The Big Easy wholesales and distributes a diverse selection of smoking accessories including cigar ashtrays,...

2013-10-22 08:37:14

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has released its third-quarter 2013 earnings. The press release, "RAI increases 3Q13 earnings on strong operating performance; tightens full-year EPS 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...