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2014-05-15 16:30:21

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.615 per share. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of May 30, 2014. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the...

2014-05-15 12:38:58

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids tonight will present Larry J. Merlo, President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS Caremark Corporation, with its highest honor, the Champion Award, for his company's leadership in the fight to reduce the devastating toll of tobacco use in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO CVS Caremark announced in February that it will stop selling cigarettes and other...

2014-05-15 08:35:47

All-New Proprietary Cartridge Design Represents a New Benchmark in E-Cig Technology TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes is proud to announce the launch of its latest product innovation, ClearDraw2, which aims to set a new benchmark in e-cigarette cartridge performance, flavor and value. Eschewing years of well-worn, but dated technology used throughout the industry, ClearDraw2 is a radical reinvention of the traditional electronic...

2014-05-15 08:31:21

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO) is a manufacturer of electric cigarettes and vaporizers. Once a fringe product, this is now a fast growing, $2 billion product category that is expected to outpace sales of traditional cigarettes within 10 years. Electronic cigarettes look like traditional cigarettes but consist of a vial of liquid that can be heated via a battery powered element to emit a flavored (usually tobacco) smoke. The act of puffing an...

2014-05-14 16:31:20

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vichirex Group SRL & Kent Global LLC, chairman, Thomas J. Kent Jr. enters into a joint venture with major United Kingdom trading company. Vichirex Group SRL is an emerging Dominican Republic premium hand rolled cigar maker that will distribute cigars throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. Ivan Grullon, C.E.O. of Vichirex Group states with this joint venture, the Vichirex brand will become a household name to cigar smokers worldwide. This...

2014-05-14 12:30:01

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO A startling report issued today by Human Rights Watch details yet another way in which the tobacco industry exploits and harms children: the use of child labor on tobacco farms in the United States. Based on interviews with 141 child tobacco workers ages 7 to 17, the report documents how these children...

2014-05-14 00:22:16

Joseph A. Califano, Jr., former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Carter Administration and Chairman, Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The human rights watch report, "Tobacco's Hidden Children: Hazardous Child Labor in U.S. Tobacco Farming," reveals that the tobacco industry's exploitation of children extends well beyond its efforts to lure children to start smoking and hooking them on nicotine. This...

2014-05-13 16:33:18

A recognized leader in innovation and style in the electronic cigarette industry, NEwhere Premium Vapor Products announces the closing of a financing agreement that will provide up to $4.7 Million to fund their rapid national expansion. LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NEwhere Premium Vapor Products, a marketer and distributor of E-Cigarettes, E-Hookahs, E-Liquids and Rechargeable Vaporizer Products, announced today that it has finalized a financing agreement with...

2014-05-13 08:35:42

Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Devan Ogburn, 16, of Upper Marlboro, Md., has been named the Eastern Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership in the fight against tobacco. Devan will be honored at a gala in the nation's capital on Thursday (May 15) along with a national winner, three other U.S. regional winners and a group winner....

2014-05-13 08:35:40

Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the H.E.A.R.T. Coalition, a statewide substance-abuse prevention organization, have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco. They will be honored with the Group Award at a gala in the nation's capital on Thursday (May 15) along with four U.S. regional winners and a national...


Latest Tobacco Reference Libraries

Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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2011-02-23 21:08:22

Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) is a positive-sense single stranded RNA virus that infects plants, namely tobacco and other members of the family Solanaceae. It causes characteristic patterns on the leaves. In 1930 it was determined that an infectious agent was determined to be a virus. Adolf Mayer first described the disease in 1883. The disease can be transferred between plants similar to bacterial infections. Dimitri Ivanovski was the first to show that infected sap remained infectious even...

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