Tobacco Company Agrees to Block Illegal Net Sales

Lorillard Tobacco Co. has reached an agreement with California and 32 other states to block the illegal sale of its cigarettes over the Internet and through the mail, according to the state Attorney General's office. Lorillard will stop shipping cigarettes to companies the Attorney General has found to sell cigarettes illegally online or by mail; reduce the supply to vendors who illegally re-sale cigarettes online; and suspend such violators from the company's incentive programs.

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