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Topic - Lorillard Inc.
Lorillard Tobacco Company is the 18th oldest company in the United States and the nation's oldest tobacco company. It is the third largest American tobacco company and market cigarettes under the brand names Newport (the number one selling menthol cigarette in the U.S.), Maverick, Old Gold, Kent, True, Satin, and Max. As of 2001, Newport was the number 2 selling cigarette brand in the United States[http://www.oligopolywatch.com/2003/08/28.html], with a market share of 7.8%. - Source: Wikipedia
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel says the removal of menthol cigarettes from the U.S. market would benefit public health.
Removing menthol cigarettes from the market would benefit public health because the minty flavoring has led to an increase in smokers and makes quitting harder, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel said Friday.
Menthol cigarettes are no riskier than regular cigarettes and shouldn't be regulated any differently, the tobacco industry told a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel Thursday.
So much for virtue. Sin is in.