Cigarette maker Lorillard’s 2Q profit up 10 pct on higher pricing, e-cig sales, lower costs

That excludes a benefit of 2 cents per share in credits for disputed payments under the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement in which some cigarette makers are paying states for smoking-related health care costs. Revenue excluding excises taxes rose nearly 7 percent to $1.29 billion. Analysts expected $1.28 billion. Its shares rose 41 cents to $44.82 in morning trading Thursday. Most tobacco companies have been raising prices and cutting costs to keep profits up as the recession and declining demand cut into cigarette sales.
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EsmokeHub Unveils the Best Electronic Cigarette Deals

The study found that 13 percent of participants who used high-dose e-cigarettes quit smoking. Seventy percent of those who quit smoking eventually gave up e-cigarettes, too. “As evidenced in this study, when people switch to electronic cigarettes, it electronic cigarettes absolutely makes it easier to quit nicotine use completely,” said Michael Siegel, a professor at the Boston University School of Public Health who studies e-cigarettes. “It’s not as simple as saying people are substituting one addiction for another.” In fact, Siegel said, the quit rate for e-cigarettes is comparable to rates in other nicotine-replacement-therapy studies.
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E-Cigarette Shop Hopes to Convert Smokers on Lower East Side

DNAinfo/Serena Solomon E-cigarettes come in a range of patterns and colors. DNAinfo/Serena Solomon Vape New York Vape New York provides cafe-style tables and chairs as well as free Wi-Fi for its customers. DNAinfo/Serena Solomon Vape New York offers a range of flavors for vapors. DNAinfo/Serena Solomon A chalkboard on the wall at Vape New York allows customers to scribble messages. DNAinfo/Serena Solomon An e-cigarette at Vape New York that sells for about $30 with a charger kit.
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Electronic cigarettes could rekindle battles over smoking in public

The official spokesperson of the website said, We at EsmokeHub educate people about the best electronic cigarette deals offered by the brands of electronic cigarettes recommended by our site. On EsmokeHub people can even learn more about how to invest in the best brand of electronic cigarette and at the same time save money. The brands recommended by our site are known to offer the best quality electronic cigarettes which are very affordable and long lasting. The ideal way people can save money while investing in the best brand of electronic cigarette is by reading about the best deals of e-cigarettes on EsmokeHub. The site has a list of the best brands of e-cigs. Where to find the best electronic cigarette deals? How to know about the most popular brands of e-cigs?
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