Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Supply U.S. Tobaccos

Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Supply U.S. Tobaccos RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) (“Universal”), announced today that the Company’s subsidiary, Universal Leaf North America U.S., Inc. (“ULNA”) will increase its direct purchases of flue-cured and […]

Dr. Michael Siegel Announces Discontinuation of Crowdfunding Campaign for BSCiTS Study

September 27, 2014 It is with great regret that we announce that we are discontinuing the Behavioral Study of Cigarette and Tobacco Substitution (BSCiTS) fundraising campaign, and canceling the proposed study. For those of you who have donated to the campaign, your donations will be returned to you. Although we officially launched the BSCiTS campaign […]

LOGIC Pushes Innovation by launching Logic Pro Advanced Vapor Systems

LOGIC Pushes Innovation with the Launch of Logic Pro Advanced Vapor Systems Logic, a leading US e-cigarette company, introduces a proprietary technology that advances retail profitability and enhances the vaping experience for adult consumers. LOGIC Technology, the No. 1 electronic cigarette company in the U.S. according to Nielsen, today announced the launch of LOGIC PRO Advanced […]

VMR Partners With Republic Technologies to Bring OCB-Branded Vaporizers to Europe  

Vaporizer for Europe’s Popular OCB Brand to Be Launched by Leading Vapor Technology Company  MIAMI, FL–(Marketwired – Oct 2, 2014) – VMR Products, a global leader in the electronic cigarette industry and the makers of V2®, one of the nation’s leading brands of electronic cigarette products, today announced a partnership with Republic Technologies International (RTI), a global manufacturer and […]

Reynolds American wants FDA to ban vapor e-cigs

Richard Craver/Winston-Salem Journal Reynolds American Inc. has fired an expected shot across the bow of small vapor cigarette manufacturers.   A service is needed to view this article. Sign in Or select a service. Monday – Sunday & All Access – Best Value Get home delivery of the newspaper every day. Plus receive digital access, […]

Zippo Wins Preliminary Injunction in Trademark Suit

BRADFORD, Pa. — A German court granted Zippo Manufacturing Co. (ZMC) a temporary injunction against Cygnet UK Trading Ltd., a Lorillard Inc. subsidiary, preventing Cygnet from using the “blu” brand name for its electronic cigarettes sold in that country. The Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main agreed with ZMC that the “blu” e-cigarette brand creates […]

Breaking: LOGIC Captures No. 1 Position For Electronic Cigarettes

LOGIC Technology, makers of premium electronic cigarettes, announced today the latest results from Nielsen’s C-Track Database, indicating that the brand has captured the No. 1 position in the U.S. for unit share in convenience stores nationwide. Additionally, LOGIC continues to maintain a strong hold on the No. 2 rank for dollar share across the U.S. […]

The Battle for E-Cigarette Market Share Heats Up

Big Three tobacco companies all launching wider distribution in 7-Eleven, elsewhere. August 12, 2014 Page Content ​WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – According to a recent article in the Winston-Salem Journal, the first significant fight for electronic cigarette market share between the Big Three tobacco manufacturers will feature 7-Eleven as a key battleground. MarkTen, the e-cigarette brand by […]