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2012-08-15 22:12:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As of December 1, 2012, tobacco products in Australia will be sold in plain olive green packets with graphic health warnings, according to a new high court ruling. On Wednesday, the Australia court dismissed a challenge from global tobacco manufacturers regarding the new packaging regulations, which will feature graphic images like mouth cancer and other smoking-related illnesses. The law could have a major effect if it is adopted...

2012-08-09 10:26:04

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: STSI) today filed its second-quarter 2012 financial report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company reported net sales totaling $1.6 million for the three months ending June 30, 2012, compared with net sales of $0.3 million for the same period in 2011. Net sales for the six months ending June 30, 2012, totaled $2.76 million compared with $0.4 million for the same period in 2011. The...

2012-08-09 06:26:50

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Like other recent surveys, the 2011 National Youth Tobacco Survey released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the U.S. continues to slowly make progress in reducing youth cigarette smoking, with smoking rates falling to new lows of 15.8 percent among high school...

Cigarettes Down, Other Smoking Products Up: CDC
2012-08-03 06:06:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Gone are the days of “Mad Men” and big tobacco. Smoking cigarettes doesn´t quite have the cultural significance it had in the past in the U.S., with public health advocates promoting the benefits of quitting smoking. However, a study found that there´s been a shift in the tobacco products that are used in the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that there has been a...

2012-08-02 06:25:20

Loopholes in tax structure, classification system are possible causes ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sharp increases in total adult consumption of pipe tobacco (used for roll-your-own cigarettes) and cigarette-like cigars since 2008 have offset declines in total cigarette consumption, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although total cigarette consumption continued an 11-year downward trend with a 2.5 percent decline from...

2012-08-02 06:24:03

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) A new report released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that tobacco companies are manipulating their products to avoid taxes and regulations aimed at reducing smoking, undermining the fight against the nation's leading cause of preventable death....

2012-07-28 23:01:34

Tobacco consumption has increased on a global basis over the past five years, although smoking rates have declined in several markets, including the United States, Australia and Japan. However, price increases have offset lower smoking rates in several cases, and increased demand for higher priced premium brands from developing countries has driven revenue growth over the past five years. As global economic conditions improve, demand for higher priced, premium products is expected to...

2012-07-04 02:20:53

RICHMOND, Va., July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A weekend that began with the fun and excitement of a Maxim Splash Pool Party in Dallas Texas ended with a surprise private jet trip to Las Vegas for four Dallas residents. Jason Moore, Brandon Olds, Bobby Jones and Gustavo Geraldes were the lucky winners of the General Snus Jet/Set/Go promotion. Prizes for the winners included transportation on a private jet to Las Vegas, one night in the penthouse suite at the Palms® Casino Resort and dinner...

2012-06-20 10:22:26

RICHMOND, Va., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The doors are officially open for the exclusive General's Club, an incredible new on-line, members-only experience from General Snus. Membership includes weekly offerings on luxury goods and experiences, as well as access to exclusive VIP events. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/PH28088 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100528/PH12258LOGO ) "We want to provide our members with unique goods and experiences that are...

2012-05-24 10:25:05

RICHMOND, Va., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult tobacco consumers are being invited to sign up for a very unique opportunity, the exclusive General's Club. The General's Club is an incredible new members-only experience from General Snus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100528/PH12258LOGO ) The on-line club officially opens on June 18th, but now is the time to take command and explore all of the benefits. Membership benefits include weekly offerings on luxury goods and...