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Lorillard Tobacco Company is an American cigarette manufacturer incorporated in Delaware and based in New York at 1 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016.[1]. Lorillard makes Harley Davidson, Kent, Max, Satin, Newport, Old Gold, Style, Triumph and True brand cigarettes.


The abbreviation for Lorillard Tobacco Company is LTC. As of May 1994, Lorillard was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lorillard, Inc., which was a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Loews Corporation, a conglomerate run by the billionaire Tisch family. [2][3] Loews Corporation took over Lorillard in the late 1960s [4] As of May 1994, the principal subsidiaries of Loews Corp. were: Lorillard Inc., CNA Financial Corp, Loews Hotels Holding Corp., Bulova Corp. and Diamond M-Odeco Drilling Inc. [5]. Lorillard Tobacco Company was represented in the Castano case by Gordon, Arata, McCollam & Duplantis, New Orleans, and Shook, Hardy and Bacon P.C., of Kansas City. Loews divested itself of Lorillard in December 2007 to eliminate the overhang of tobacco litigation. [6]

Lorillard documents


Web site: http://www.lorillard.com/

Lorillard Tobacco Company
External Affairs
P.O. Box 10529
Greensboro, N.C. 27404-0529

Phone: (877)-703-0386 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday - 8:00 AM to 5:00


  1. D.B. complaint, 4/94
  2. Castano, Lorillard List of Affiliations 5/20/94
  3. Jonathan Stemple, Reuters Loews Tumbles on subprime February 11, 2008
  4. L. White, Merchants of Death, 1988
  5. Castano, Lorillard List of Affiliations 5/20/94
  6. Ruthie Ackerman, Forbes Magazine Loews Lets Lorillard Go

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