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2013-07-29 16:26:12

Legacy® Applauds New Draft Recommendation by U.S. Preventive Services Task Force That Stands to Save Lives by Detecting the Nation's Deadliest Cancer Early WASHINGTON, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans at increased odds of a potentially lethal lung cancer diagnosis may soon be able to seek out the most promising technology available to detect it early and ultimately have screening covered by insurance, including Medicare. Today's announcement by the U.S. Preventive...

2013-07-24 08:31:31

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has released its second-quarter 2013 earnings. The press release, "RAI: Strong key-brands performance delivers 2Q13 profit growth; Company reaffirms 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...

2013-07-23 08:33:07

National Competition Awards Students Dedicated to Reducing Tobacco Use WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legacy, a nonprofit public health organization based in Washington, D.C. announces the winners of the 2013 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations.* Each year Legacy recognizes students who are dedicated to reducing commercial tobacco use. (Logo:...

2013-07-17 12:27:38

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legacy welcomes former Attorney General Mike Moore, now head of Mike Moore Law Firm, LLC, to its Board of Directors. A nationally recognized voice on tobacco prevention, Moore brings extensive knowledge and background to the Legacy board and its mission to keep young people from smoking and helping all smokers quit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) As the Attorney General of the State of Mississippi...

2013-07-11 16:25:24

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that it will release second quarter 2013 results on Thursday, July 25, 2013. A conference call for analysts and investors will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 25, 2013, which will be hosted by Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Executive Vice President,...

2013-07-11 12:28:57

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has issued the following press release: "RAI board declares quarterly cash dividend." For full details, read the release 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 quarterly earnings and other...

2013-07-10 08:29:20

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI to host 2Q13 earnings conference call on July 24." 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...

2013-06-26 20:21:58

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The decision by the Massachusetts legislature to increase the state cigarette tax by $1 per pack and also increase the tax on other tobacco products as part of the transportation bill is a win-win for Massachusetts because it will save lives and increase state revenue. We look forward to Governor Deval Patrick signing this legislation into law. (Logo:...

2013-06-25 16:26:16

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) today announced that is has received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that its Newport Non-Menthol Gold Box and Box 100 products have been found to be substantially equivalent to tobacco products previously commercially marketed in interstate commerce in the U.S. The FDA's finding permits Lorillard to begin marketing of the new products, consistent with all existing requirements...

2013-06-25 16:25:03

New digital, entertainment integrations bolster and expand campaign-related conversations WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New entertainment integrations and social media initiatives move the "ugly truth" campaign into a new phase this month, further seeding important tobacco-related facts and messages with teens and young adults. The latest advertising campaign from truth - the nation's largest youth smoking prevention campaign - features its first television ads since...