June 25th, 2013 00:00

Iraq Has 7.5 Million Cigarette Smokers

At present there are about 7.5 million cigarette smokers all around Iraq, according to estimates. The statistics demonstrate that about 18 % of the women in the Kurdistan Region consume tobacco products, as reported by a study carried out by Zhian Health Organization (ZHO). Up to 43 % of the cigarette smokers of the Region are the y ...

May 24th, 2013 00:00

British Authorities Are Leaving the Idea to Launch Plain Cigarette Packaging

The British authorities are leaving the idea to launch plain cigarette packaging, in an approach that will satisfy the tobacco industry that had challenged the proposal it would keep youngsters away from smoking. Health authorities had been evaluating prohibiting brands on packages of cigarettes for over a year, a policy that would ha ...

May 10th, 2013 00:00

Vietnamese Authorities Struggle against the Predominance of Cigarette Use

Vietnamese authorities have lately carried out a series of actions to struggle against the predominance of cigarette use.Particularly, the law on the reduction and control of smoking will become effective on May 1, controlling actions focused to decrease the need for tobacco, control supply and reduce tobacco damage. According to the ...

April 26th, 2013 00:00

Cigarette Manufacturers Make Payments as Part of the 25-year Arrangement

The nation’s major cigarette manufacturer have completed their yearly payments as part of the 25-year arrangement in which certain cigarette producers are paying states for tobacco-related health care costs. Philip Morris USA stated several days ago that it made its whole annual payment of around $3.1 billion as part of the 199 ...

April 11th, 2013 00:00

Japan International Tobacco Criticized Scottish Government over Plain Packaging Law

Japan International Tobacco (JTI) has criticized press reviews declaring that the Scottish authorities are planning to launch plain packaging for smoking products.Last week, Scottish minister for public health Michael Matheson presented a tobacco control plan backing the release of standard packaging amongst other actions. Neverthe ...

March 29th, 2013 00:00

Lucky Strike The most Competitive Brand at Malaysian Market

The traditional belief is that there will never be a scenario where prices will drop when demand is achieved properly. The resulting generation of considerably more work opportunities converts into greater demand. The only rational outcome is larger prices or inflation.The case of alcohol and tobacco - mainly tobacco or cigarettes - ...

March 15th, 2013 00:00

Bulgartabac Holding to Acquire the Tobacco Factory in Banja Luka

The Bulgartabac Holding Group's acquisition of the Tobacco Factory in Banja Luka is likely to be accomplished in February when the ultimate contract is signed, keeping hundreds of work opportunities. "Obviously, this signifies a lot for Bosnia's insecure economy, which recently lost about 90,000 jobs last year. In any case, it a ...

February 13th, 2013 00:00

Tobacco Production Demonstrating An All Time High

The perspective for tobacco production in Zimbabwe seems to be quite optimistic with export prices demonstrating great results and increased production for 2013. Tobacco production in Zimbabwe was very profitable in 2012 and is estimated to perform even better in the new year with the country planning to produce 170 million kilogramme ...

January 28th, 2013 00:00

Store Owners Sell Cigarettes in the Non-Compliant Package for $5

Cigarettes were sold well under $5 per package as suppliers removed standard labeled stock that is currently unlawful to sell. All cigarette retailers had to put aside any leftover labeled stock and return back to cigarette manufacturers for devastation. All smoking products have to be sold in standard olive plain packaging with grap ...

January 16th, 2013 00:00

Reynolds American Hopes New Products Will Improve its Position on the Market

Reynolds American advertised a range of new smoke-free products that are affecting the local market, actions that should increase the tobacco manufacturer’s aggregate results while maintaining consumers in the category. The company’s new products, which include electronic cigarettes and diverse nicotine replacement therap ...

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