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2014-02-21 12:22:54

Advertising of "Emerging Products" like E-cigarettes Monitored as Products' Popularity Rises WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the tobacco industry spends more than $8 billion a year marketing its products, a new study examining online advertisements finds that the industry's ads primarily focus on promoting e-cigarettes, snus, and cigars according to the national public health foundation Legacy®. The study, published in the peer review journal, Tobacco Control, is...

2014-02-20 08:33:52

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has issued the following release: "Reynolds American donates $11.6 million to non-profits in 2013, helping transform communities." The press release 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 distributing...

2014-02-17 12:23:50

57 percent favor passing a state law to raise the legal sale age to reduce smoking DENVER, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) A new poll released today shows that 57 percent of Colorado voters support legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Just 36 percent of voters oppose increasing the age of sale...

2014-02-14 12:26:53

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /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 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference in Boca Raton, Florida. Lorillard will make a presentation on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Eastern. The...

2014-02-12 12:31:49

Don't Quit on Your Smoker Until They've Quit for Good. Spread the love: #loveyoursmoker WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too often, people think of a smoker in their life as someone who simply can't kick a 'nasty habit'. That's dead wrong - smoking is an addiction that most smokers desperately want to overcome. But it takes an average of 11 quit attempts before they succeed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) At Legacy we believe...

2014-02-05 08:31:24

CVS's Bold Action to Cease Tobacco Sales Should Send Clarion Call to All Pharmacy Chains to Follow Suit WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the 50(th) anniversary of the landmark US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, CVS Caremark has stepped forward in a highly competitive industry to do the right thing and stop selling the most lethal consumer product on the market today - tobacco. This bold move sets them apart from their peers and we...

2014-02-03 08:29:19

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has issued the following release: "Enhancements made to Right Decisions Right Now youth tobacco prevention program." 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...

2014-01-29 12:28:40

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that it will release fourth quarter and full year 2013 results on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. A conference call for analysts and investors will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, which will be hosted by Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor,...

2014-01-29 08:28:05

Apollo Launches New Product Design and packaging at Tobacco Plus Convenience Expo This Week CONCORD, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- - Apollo Electronic Cigarettes, a premier electronic cigarette company, is excited to announce the rebranding of its entire product line of electronic cigarettes including e-liquids and disposable e-cigs this week in Las Vegas at the Tobacco Plus Convenience Expo. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/MN53906) "We are extremely excited...

2014-01-28 08:31:49

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to host 4Q13 earnings conference call on Feb. 11." 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...


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