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2010-12-03 09:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Honorable Jeremiah W.

2010-05-17 10:16:00

RALEIGH, N.C., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the legislative session begins, a report released today by a tobacco policy expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago confirms that a significant cigarette tax increase in North Carolina will produce a large, sustained increase in state tobacco tax revenues.

2010-05-14 13:13:00

NASSAU, Bahamas, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The People Against Tobacco Foundation announced today that it has concluded negotiations with four tobacco manufacturers to settle healthcare and smuggling claims of the foundation's international membership. "This is a major milestone in the global fight for justice for an enormous community of persons injured all over the world by the callous behavior of tobacco companies," said James C.

2010-05-10 16:10:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) filed its first-quarter financial report on Form 10-Q today with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The company reported revenue for the first quarter of $0.2 million and a net loss of $4.9 million.

2010-03-31 16:38:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Stop Contraband Tobacco today praised President Barack Obama for signing S. 1147, the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act of 2009 into law.

2010-03-30 09:09:00

CHICAGO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Severe injuries, be it from an auto or work accident, are damaging enough. Adding to the difficulty of such circumstances is the mandated Medicare Set Aside process for some injured parties.

2010-01-06 12:06:00

Legacy Board of Directors Filing Appeal to Ohio State Supreme Court WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-12-23 13:07:00

PETERSBURG, Va., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) yesterday filed a notice of appeal in the company's patent infringement lawsuit against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR).

2009-12-22 09:42:00

PETERSBURG, Va., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) was notified yesterday that rulings had been entered by the US District Court for Maryland relating to the company's patent infringement lawsuit against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR).

2009-12-01 11:12:00

PETERSBURG, Va., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) issued the following statement this morning by Paul L.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.