GLEN ALLEN, Va., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: STSI) is proud to congratulate Fred Couples, the Company's first Anatabloc® Brand Ambassador, for being inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place yesterday evening, at the St. Johns County Convention Center at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130507/PH09020) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130319/PH79245LOGO) The mission of the World Golf Hall of Fame is to preserve and honor the history of the game of golf and the legacies of those whose contributions to the game have been exceptional. The organization states, "Membership is, quite simply, golf's highest honor. Those recognized within the Hall of Fame represent individuals who have positively impacted the game of golf on the grandest scale."Couples became the first Brand Ambassador for Anatabloc® in February 2012. Certain statements contained in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to statements identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "intends," "plans," "targets," "projects" and similar expressions. The statements in this release are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our company's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Numerous factors could cause or contribute to such differences, including, but not limited to, results of clinical trials and/or other studies, the challenges inherent in new product development initiatives, including the continued development and market acceptance of our nutraceutical dietary supplements products, the effect of any competitive products, our ability to license and protect our intellectual property, our ability to raise additional capital in the future that is necessary to maintain our business, changes in government policy and/or regulation, potential litigation by or against us and any governmental review of our products or practices, as well as other risks discussed from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012. We undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statement or any information contained in this press release or in other public disclosures at any time. About Star Scientific Star Scientific, Inc. is a technology-oriented company with a mission to promote maintenance of a healthy metabolism and lifestyle. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Star Scientific has been engaged in the manufacturing, sale, and marketing of two nutraceutical dietary supplements, a cosmetic facial cream, and the development of other nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals. The company also continues to pursue the licensing of the technology behind its proprietary StarCured® curing process and its related products. Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals has scientific and research offices in Gloucester, MA, and a regulatory office in Washington, DC. Star Scientific has a Corporate and Sales Office in Glen Allen, VA, and an Executive, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs office in Washington, DC. Contact: Talhia T. Tuck Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations Star Scientific, Inc. (202)887-5100 email@example.com SOURCE Star Scientific, Inc.