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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...

2014-01-23 12:31:58

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIGR8, the rapidly growing electronic cigarette company, today, has unveiled the most realistic rechargeable and refillable or disposable electronic cigar: MADURO by CIGR8. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/CN51403 ) The Maduro by CIGR8 is suited for adult cigar smokers. The Maduro has the authentic look, feel and flavor of a traditional cigar, without the smoke, ash and smell. The cigar kit comes with its signature flavor of...

2014-01-10 16:21:21

Statement of the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights and National African American Tobacco Prevention Network WASHINGTON, Jan.10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation marks the 50(th) anniversary of the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, the major cigarette companies are nearing the day when they must finally come clean to the American people and end...

2014-01-07 12:27:07

On the Eve of the 50th Anniversary of the Historic 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco, Smokers are Still Choosing Ineffective Tools and Risk Relapse After Just Eight Days WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new survey conducted for national public health nonprofit, Legacy®, 56 percent of adult smokers polled were preparing to quit as a New Year's Resolution in 2014 to improve their health. The findings come at a critical date when past research has shown...

2013-12-31 08:23:41

NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With massive brand awareness and personal usage steadily increasing, electronic cigarette companies are taking to the publicly traded exchanges to give their users and individual investors a chance to profit from this rising trend. For the non-believers who think e-cigs are a fad or predict they will be banned, a closer look at the participants in this space and their financials should paint a different picture. (Photo:...


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