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Lorillard to Release First Quarter 2010 Results on Monday, April 26, 2010

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Lorillard to Release First Quarter 2010 Results on Monday, April 26, 201016:15 EDT Thursday, April 08, 2010GREENSBORO, N.C., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lorillard Inc., (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that it will release first quarter 2010 earnings on Monday, April 26, 2010. �A conference call for analysts and investors will begin at 10:00 am Eastern Time on April 26, 2010 which will be hosted by Martin L. Orlowsky, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Executive Vice President, Finance and Planning and Chief Financial Officer. Investors can participate in the conference call by dialing (866) 383-7989 (domestic) or (617) 597-5328 (international). �The passcode for this event is: 41560672.The news release and a live webcast of the conference call will also be available under the Investor Relations part of Lorillard's website at www.lorillard.com. �The conference will be available for replay in its entirety through May 3, 2010. If you wish to listen to the replay of this conference call, please visit Lorillard's website at www.lorillard.com or dial (888) 286-8010 (domestic) or (617) 801-6888 (international) and enter passcode: 38903437. About Lorillard, Inc.Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. Founded in 1760, Lorillard is the oldest continuously operating tobacco company in the U.S. Newport�, Lorillard's flagship menthol-flavored premium cigarette brand, is the top selling menthol and second largest selling cigarette in the U.S. In addition to Newport, the Lorillard product line has five additional brand families marketed under the Kent�, True�, Maverick�, Old Gold� and Max� brand names. These six brands include 41 different product offerings which vary in price, taste, flavor, length and packaging. Lorillard maintains its headquarters and manufactures all of its products in Greensboro, North Carolina. For more information, visit the Company's web site at www.lorillard.com. Forward-Looking Statement: Certain statements made in this press release are "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, or the Reform Act. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, any statement that may project, indicate or imply future results, events, performance or achievements, and may contain the words "expect", "intend", "plan", "anticipate", "estimate", "believe", "will be", "will continue", "will likely result", and similar expressions. In addition, any statement that may be provided by management concerning future financial performance (including future revenues, earnings or growth rates), ongoing business strategies or prospects, and possible actions by Lorillard, Inc. are also forward-looking statements as defined by the Reform Act.Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and projections about future events and are inherently subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Lorillard, Inc., that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or projected. �Information describing factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements is available in Lorillard, Inc.'s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available from the SEC over the Internet or in hard copy, and are, in some cases, available from Lorillard, Inc. as well. �Forward-looking statements speak only as of the time they are made, and Lorillard, Inc. expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update these statements to reflect any change in expectations or beliefs or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any forward-looking statement is based.SOURCE Lorillard Inc.For further information: Gordon McCoun, or Hannah Sloane, +1-212-850-5600, for Lorillard, Inc.