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2014-10-23 12:30:43

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: By announcing restrictions on smoking in its facilities, Reynolds American seems to finally be admitting that secondhand smoke harms health after publicly denying it for decades. However, by allowing designated smoking areas, the company's new policy is severely flawed and fails to provide effective protection from secondhand smoke and the lung cancer and...

2014-10-23 08:38:38

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Third Quarter Highlights -- Reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 15.9% over last year to $0.80. -- Adjusted (Non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 8.4% over last year to $0.90. -- Cigarettes adjusted operating income (Non-GAAP) increased 7.8% over last year and adjusted operating...

2014-10-14 12:29:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A new report issued today shows that the United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. The report should spur the Food and Drug Administration to quickly develop and implement such warnings, as required by U.S. law. The U.S. is tied for last among 198...

2014-10-10 16:25:23

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearette Electronic Cigarette Co, based out of Ronkonkoma, NY, is proud to announce Edward Reilly as the new Chief Executive Operator and president of Clearette Electronic Cigarette. Reilly previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer since the company's start-up in 2012 and was preceded by former CEO, Leonardo Lombardo. Reilly has successfully driven sales on both the national and international level, and has expanded...

2014-10-08 08:28:45

DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electronic Cigarette & E-Vapor Market Size, Share, Analysis & Forecast 2014-2024" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 An electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) or electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) is a battery operated device which simulates the experience of tobacco smoking without the inhalation of smoke. This device which is being...

2014-09-04 16:26:50

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare applauds CVS for its courageous decision to end the sale of tobacco products. This monumental step will go a long way towards improving and protecting public health. Banning the sale of cigarettes and other harmful tobacco products from its shelf will help CVS encourage current smokers to quit, may prevent potential smokers from starting the deadly habit and may ultimately reduce the prevalence...

2014-09-04 08:30:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco and alcohol increase for those who drink and smoke. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 443,000 people in the United States die of illnesses caused by tobacco each year. Meanwhile, about 88,000 die from alcohol-related illnesses. Diseases caused by smoking tobacco Smoking...

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2014-09-02 05:11:51

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the single most easily preventable cause of death and disease is to eliminate tobacco use. Smoking can lead to many health issues including respiratory, cancer, heart disease, and blood problems. Over 480,000 Americans die each year due to cigarette smoking, and 41,000 of these deaths happen due to secondhand exposure to smoke. With the ever-growing popularity of...

2014-08-25 12:23:22

truth® Rallies Teens To Harness Their Online Influence To Become The First Smoke-Free Generation WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, August 24, truth®, the nation's largest and longest running youth smoking prevention campaign, premiered the latest advertisements in its new Finish It campaign, titled "Unpaid" and "Response". Both aired during the hugely popular MTV Video Music Awards broadcast - an annual music awards ceremony that attracts millions of viewers and sparks...

Smokers Puff Same Amount Of Cigarettes Regardless Of Nicotine Levels
2014-08-25 03:38:04

University of Waterloo Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking behaviors of 72 adults as they switched to three types of cigarettes with markedly reduced nicotine levels. Unlike when smokers switch between conventional cigarette brands—all of which have very similar levels of...


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