July 11th, 2012 00:00

Hongta Tobacco Group to Acquire 0.5% Share of the Russian Cigarette Company Donskoy Tabak

China’s cigarette manufacturer Hongta Tobacco Group is trying to enter the Russian market, sources close to the company declared a few days ago. However several industry experts state that this move possesses quite big risks.The Yunnan-based Hongta may take advantage of the production ability of the Russian cigarette company Donsko ...

July 6th, 2012 00:00

Smokers Stock Up before the Cigarette Tax Increase Takes Effect

A few days before the Illinois’s $1-per-pack increase in the state’s tobacco tax, Southland retailers were observing a great rush of customers trying to stock up and save money, and particular stores even were obliged to pass restrictions on how much customer could purchase.Starting Sunday, the tax on a pack of cigarettes wil ...

July 2nd, 2012 00:00

Troy Residents Debate over Smoking Ban

At present there is a lot of talk regarding Ordinance №1 on the city Council agenda as followers of the law declare it will protect public health while antagonists worry it’s officials are overreaching.While the regulation would prohibit smoking at the city’s sport fields, playgrounds and swimming pools would still be allowed ...

June 26th, 2012 00:00

Illinois Should Sell Cigarette Stamps in an Unlimited Quantity

Illinois will have to sell a great number of cigarette tax stamps, to tobacco distributors as they wish, as Sangamon County judge announced on Monday. Not so long after the ruling, one distributor purchased stamps in the amount of $13.2 million from the state, which was too much than the state usually sells to all cigarette distributors i ...

June 21st, 2012 00:00

Philippine Tobacco Institute to Reform the Excise Duty for Cigarettes

The Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI) admitted the readiness of the Department of Finance and lawmakers to find a concord in attempts to reorganize the excise tax system.“It is pleasant that government showed its cooperative attitude and took into account the worries raised by some stakeholders,” PTI President Rudy Salanga s ...

June 19th, 2012 00:00

Governments Introduce Higher Cigarette Taxes

These days less and less American young people and adults are smoking as cigarette taxes that have surpassed the $3-a-pack threshold in particular states make tobacco use too expensive, according to the recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Everyday smoking, dropped to approximately 15.5% in 2010 among young people 18 to 15, the ...

June 15th, 2012 00:00

Vitamin C Decreases the Effect of Smoke on Newborns

Vitamin C consumption by pregnant women who can’t stop smoking greatly improves pulmonary activity in their babies, according to a recent study.“Cigarette use during pregnancy is known to negatively affect the lung development of the unborn baby. We discovered that daily consumption of vitamin C of 500mg per day by smoking pr ...

June 13th, 2012 00:00

Volusia County To Take Actions against Sale of Flavored Smoking Products

Behind the counter at many stores, the variety of smoking products seems endless: strawberry, vanilla, honey and cherry. And that is only small-cigars.The can of Cafe Creme French Vanilla(buy here this cigars) is just one type from the great range offered to cigar aficionados.The given marketing move has increased worries among public h ...

June 4th, 2012 00:00

Why Pregnant Teenagers Still Continue Smoking

About six of ten teenage mothers continue to smoke during pregnancy despite a great decrease in the number of youngsters smoking over the past year. The given data have shocked experts and could mean that the government will omit main objectives for improving the nation’s health. The topic of young mothers who smoke during pregnancy ...

May 25th, 2012 00:00

Philip Morris International CEO Rejects All Accusations at the Shareholders Meeting

Confronted by activists- including young people who traveled to New York City to participate at the Philip Morris International’s annual shareholders meeting, Philip Morris CEO Louis Camilleri again diminished the hazardous consequences of his company’s smoking products and required the company acts responsibly when the proof ...

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