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Published: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:30:06 EST

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High Hopes for the Legal Cannabis Industry

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:02:00 EST

NEW YORK, January 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.Financialbuzz.com - There are concerns that the newly elected presidential administration may slow down the progress in which the legal cannabis industry has made in recent years. From a financial standpoint however, analysts are...



Vapor Corp. Announces Final Results Of Cash Tender Offer To Purchase Outstanding Series A Warrants

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:09:00 EST

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTC Pink: VPCO) ("Vapor" or the "Company") announced today the final results of its tender offer to purchase up to 32,262,152 of its outstanding Series A warrants (the "Series A Warrants") at a purchase price of $0.22 per warrant...



Business Shutdown and Job Loss Across Pennsylvania

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:00 EST

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Vape Association will be holding a rally in the state's capitol to oppose the 40% vapor tax placed on businesses in the commonwealth. When: January 23, 2017 10-11:30 am Where: Pennsylvania State Capitol Build...



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Smoking Tobacco in Australia, 2016

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:52:00 EST

(image) LONDON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary The Australian market for tobacco products is in long-term decline due to strong anti-tobacco laws, high taxes, and low smoking rates among consumers. However, as of 2015, smoking tobacco accounted for 10.9% of all tobacco consumption, up...



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FDA's "The Real Cost" campaign found to be effective at preventing youth smoking

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:02:00 EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Robin Koval, CEO and President, Truth Initiative on today's news from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that finds the FDA's The Real Cost is associated with an estimated 348,398 U.S. youths ag...



Burt's Bees Brings Late Founder's Cabin To Durham To Honor His Way Of Life

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:00:00 EST

(image) DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 19th, Burt's Bees will unveil the iconic cabin of late co-founder Burt Shavitz, commemorating the photojournalist-turned-beekeepers' quiet, uncomplicated life in nature. The maker of natural personal care products for over...



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Facing Surgery? Quit Smoking Now For A Safer Procedure

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:13:00 EST

(image) CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cigarette smokers facing surgery should quit smoking as soon as possible, according to a new statement released jointly by the Societies for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Nursing. The statement urges surgeons and their professional...



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Vapor Corp. Announces Preliminary Results Of Cash Tender Offer To Purchase Outstanding Series A Warrants

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTC Pink: VPCO) ("Vapor" or the "Company") announced today the preliminary results of its tender offer to purchase up to 32,262,152 of its outstanding Series A warrants (the "Series A Warrants") at a purchase price of $0.22 per...



ML Capital Group to Present 2017 Forecast Tomorrow January 19 2017 Following Record Q4 Sales and Entry Into Cannabis Sector

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:45:00 EST

MIAMI, January 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ML Capital Group (USOTC: MLCG) today announced the company plans to publish an online presentation tomorrow, January 19th, 2017, detailing the Company's preliminary sales forecast for 2017. Management reports that the forecast is based on the...



Reynolds American Announces Entry into Merger Agreement With British American Tobacco

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 02:04:00 EST

(image) WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) today announced that it has reached an agreement with British American Tobacco p.l.c. (LSE: BATS) under which BAT will acquire the 57.8% of RAI common stock that BAT does not currently own for $29.44 per...



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VaporFi Hosts Grand Opening Event for New Roanoke Store

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:05:00 EST

(image) ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- VaporFi is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest store in Roanoke located at 7220 Williamson Rd Roanoke, VA 24019 from 12-3pm. VaporFi Roanoke is poised to become the local vapers' go-to premium vape shop for quality...



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US Tobacco Products Demand to Fall 1.3% Annually as Smoking Declines

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST

(image) CLEVELAND, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- US demand for tobacco products is forecast to fall 1.3% annually to 2020. A more pronounced retreat is expected for cigarettes, which represent the leading segment of the market, due to factors such as further increases in excise taxes and growing...



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Universal Corporation Announces Update of Conversion Rate for the Mandatory Conversion of its Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:30:00 EST

(image) RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) ("Universal") today announced that it has updated the conversion rate to 22.4306 from 22.3920 on the mandatory conversion of its Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock ("Series B Preferred...



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Universal Corporation CFO to Take Temporary Medical Leave of Absence

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:15:00 EST

(image) RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV), (the "Company"), announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Moore will be on a temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately.  During the leave of absence, other...



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Report: Raising the tobacco age to 21 would save thousands of Minnesota kids from a lifetime of addiction

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:13:00 EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from ClearWay Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health released an article in the most recent edition of Minnesota Medicine concluding that raising the state's tobacco age to 21 would have important health benefits. Their...



Legal Cannabis Market Continues to Show Strength

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST

NEW YORK, January 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.Financialbuzz.com - 2016 was an important year for the cannabis market. The industry reached several significant milestones during the year. For example, recreational and medical cannabis sales in the state of Colorado reached $1...



2017 Legal Cannabis Market Developments

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST

NEW YORK, January 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.Financialbuzz.com - The future of the legal cannabis market depends on a variety of factors. Politically, some have expressed concerns regarding the incoming elected administration, others feel more optimistic after nine states...



Vapor Corp. Announces Extension of Cash Tender Offer to Purchase Outstanding Series A Warrants

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:16:00 EST

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTC Pink: VPCO) ("Vapor" or the "Company") announced today that it has extended its previously announced tender offer to purchase its outstanding Series A Warrants (the "Series A Warrants"), in accordance with the applicable rules...



IAI Corporation Grows Into One of the Biggest Distributors of Smoking Products in the United States

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:00:00 EST

(image) CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- IAI Corporation, headquartered in the City of Industry, has recently become one of the largest distributors and wholesalers of smoking and vaping products in the United States. In consideration of their status, the company has...



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Universal Corporation Announces Mandatory Conversion of Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:30:00 EST

(image) RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV) ("Universal") today announced that all outstanding shares of its Series B 6.75% Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock ("Series B Preferred Stock") will mandatorily convert on January 13, 2017 (the "Mandatory...



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