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2014-02-12 08:30:59

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. Fourth Quarter and Full Year Highlights -- Fourth quarter net sales increased 2.3% over last year to $1.743 billion and annual net sales increased 4.9% over last year to a record $6.950 billion. -- Fourth quarter reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share remained flat at $0.80 compared to the fourth...

2013-12-04 12:23:52

Ground-Breaking truth® Campaign to Benefit from Agency's Expertise and Innovative Spirit, While Working to Jumpstart Declines in Youth Smoking WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a comprehensive review, Legacy® announced today its selection of New York-based MediaCom as the new media planning and placement agency for the foundation's nationally recognized, proven-effective youth smoking prevention campaign, truth®. (Logo:...

2013-10-23 08:31:37

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. Third Quarter Highlights -- Net sales increased 10.0% over last year to $1.827 billion. -- Reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share decreased 4.2% versus last year to $0.69. -- Adjusted (Non-GAAP) operating income increased 12.5% over last year to $541 million. -- Adjusted (Non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share...

2013-10-09 23:27:26

Celerity’s data analysis expertise aids Washington State in proving it was diligent in enforcing a key provision of the agreement. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Celerity Consulting Group (“Celerity”) has played a key role in helping the Washington State Attorney General’s office win a major arbitration decision (JAMS Ref. No 1100053390 "2003 NPM Adjustment Proceedings") in its continuing efforts to enforce the 25-year Master Tobacco Settlement Agreement...

2013-10-02 16:24:40

State Will Maintain Direct Services and Mandatory Healthcare Programs HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office recently notified the administration that the state's annual share of the tobacco master settlement agreement will be reduced by an estimated $180 million, or 60 percent of the state's base tobacco payment, as a result of a decision by an arbitration panel to address claims from 2003. The decision has immediate...

FDA Urged To Regulate Electronic Cigarettes
2013-09-25 04:46:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: The Risks Of Smoking E-Cigarettes For Teens ] A group consisting of 40 state attorneys general has petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling upon the regulatory agency to start regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way that they do tobacco products. In a letter dated September 24, members of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) urged the FDA to meet the...

2013-09-13 12:26:41

A press release issued by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company on Sept. 11, 2013, contained inaccurate information regarding the amount of money the company expects to recover with respect to rulings from an arbitration panel and an earlier settlement agreement reached between the company and certain states. Both the panel's ruling and the settlement are related to the Master Settlement Agreement between states and certain cigarette manufacturers. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 13, 2013...

2013-07-25 00:20:46

Grounding-breaking truth® Campaign to Amplify, Coordinate with Federal Anti-Tobacco Efforts; Major Agency Review to Be Conducted for New Work WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legacy, the national public health non-profit created out of the landmark 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), today announced it will be launching agency reviews for its nationally recognized, proven-effective youth smoking prevention campaign, truth®. The move signals a significant...

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...