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Jan 18, 2018, 14:05 ET Chicago, Find Your ZYN® At Lincoln Park Pop-Up At 840 W. Armitage Ave.

After finding overwhelming success in the western part of the US, Swedish Match's ZYN® nicotine pouches have come to Chicago with a new pop-up...


Jan 18, 2018, 13:26 ET Sugarmade: It's Going to be a Busy 2018 - Increased Demand as Cannabis Cultivators Receive Licenses

The January 1, 2018, legalization of recreational cannabis within the state of California is already having a positive impact on the businesses of...


Jan 16, 2018, 13:43 ET Tobacco and Pharmacies Don't Mix: Truth Initiative Attends Annual Walgreens Shareholder Meeting, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

Pharmacies are a trusted source of health information and services. Yet in 2016, more than 50,000 pharmacies still sold tobacco, including...


Jan 11, 2018, 15:09 ET San Antonio Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21; City Is First in Texas to Pass Tobacco 21

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The San Antonio City Council took bold action today...


Jan 11, 2018, 13:46 ET About three in ten US veterans use tobacco products

About 3 in 10 U.S. military veterans used some form of tobacco product during 2010–2015, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease...


Jan 11, 2018, 10:22 ET Micallef Cigars awarded the Top New Cigar Company and Top Boutique Cigar of 2017 by Cigar & Spirits Magazine

Al Micallef, President and Founder of Micallef Cigars, spoke today about the company's Reserva being awarded the Top Boutique Cigar of 2017 by...


Jan 10, 2018, 11:07 ET Zombies Invade Washington, D.C. Walgreens: truth® Protests Walgreens' Sale of Tobacco Products, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

Pharmacies selling tobacco: it sounds like a retail oxymoron. That's why truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco...


Jan 09, 2018, 08:30 ET Intriguing Research into Pathways to Limit Nicotine, Quit Cigarette Use

It's no secret that cigarettes, a product whose toxins and carcinogens have shown time and again to cause illness and a long list of cancers, are...


Jan 03, 2018, 10:00 ET PMI® at 59.7%; December Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

New Orders, Production, and Employment Continue Growing; Supplier Deliveries Slowing at Faster Rate; Backlog Growing; Raw Materials Inventories...


Dec 27, 2017, 08:00 ET Intercontinental Technology, Inc., Formerly Rich Cigars, Inc., Files Corporate Reorganization to Become 'First Intercontinental Technology, Inc.', and Reduces its Quantity of Authorized Common Stock

Intercontinental Technology, Inc., formerly Rich Cigars, Inc. (OTC Pink: RCGR), (the "Company" or "RCGR"), announced today that effective December...


Dec 22, 2017, 10:10 ET Health Advocates to Mondelēz International: Stop Promoting Marlboro Cigarettes to Kids in Bolivia

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and InterAmerican Heart Foundation Bolivia are calling on Mondelēz International, the giant snack food company, to...


Dec 21, 2017, 19:10 ET Congress Shouldn't Sacrifice Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Initiatives

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a...


Dec 21, 2017, 11:32 ET Torden Brands' Takes Times Square by Storm with "Striking" Billboards

What better way could there be to launch a product nationally than to put it in front of millions of people on five gigantic billboards in the...


Dec 20, 2017, 09:09 ET Played: This Year's Video Games Glamorize Tobacco Use to Youth

In the midst of the holiday shopping season, new research reveals that a staggering 93.5 percent of popular video games that contain tobacco images...


Dec 18, 2017, 12:00 ET Advisory: FDA accepts and files modified risk tobacco product applications for Camel Snus

Reynolds American Inc. has announced the following: "FDA accepts and files modified risk tobacco product applications for Camel Snus." Go to...


Dec 15, 2017, 08:35 ET VMR Products LLC Presentation Now Available for On-Demand Viewing

Company invites individual and institutional investors as well as advisors to log-on to VirtualInvestorConferences.com to view presentation...


Dec 14, 2017, 16:19 ET New Survey Shows Youth Cigarette Smoking Continues to Fall, But Raises Fresh Concerns about E-Cigarettes and Cigars

The following is a statement of Bill Lee, Executive Vice President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The 2017 Monitoring the Future survey released...


Dec 14, 2017, 15:14 ET Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Responds to 2017 Monitoring the Future Study

The National Institutes of Health's Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), conducted by the University of Michigan, is an annual survey...


Dec 14, 2017, 00:31 ET Latest Monitoring the Future Survey Reveals Good and Bad News Underscoring Need For Education and Regulation

Cigarette smoking by teens continued to decline in 2017, according to today's Monitoring the Future survey results. Only 5.4 percent of teenagers...


Dec 13, 2017, 16:09 ET New Report: States Shortchange Tobacco Prevention Programs Proven to Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

The states this year will collect a record $27.5 billion in revenue from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend less than 3...


Dec 13, 2017, 15:09 ET The Swedish Lodge is the Latest Entry into the Park City Après Ski Scene

Skiers and snowboarders seeking warmth, conversation and refreshments need to look no further than Swedish Lodge, a pop up Swedish-inspired shop...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:48 ET National Report: Hawaii Ranks 5th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Hawaii ranks 5th nationwide in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:48 ET National Report: Alaska Ranks 2nd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Alaska again ranks 2nd nationwide in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:38 ET National Report: Arizona Ranks 16th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Arizona ranks 16th nationwide in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:38 ET National Report: Nevada Ranks 38th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Nevada ranks 38th nationwide in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by...