July 7th, 2011 08:35

What are the Advantages of Buying Discount Tobacco Products from Europe?

Smoking is probably an addiction that many people possess, despite it being hazardous for health. Men and women smoke all types of cigarettes be it flavored cigarettes, non-filtered or cheap smoking products from Europe. Though at present there are so many sorts of cigarettes in the tobacco market, they are practically the same, only with ...

July 1st, 2011 08:17

Who's in control in tobacco industry?

A short film that is based on the John le Carre spy novel is considered the recent salvo in the tobacco industry’s fight against federal government idea to implement plain packaging for cigarettes. According to the seven-minute film presented by the British American Tobacco (BAT), the government’s plan will clear the way for c ...

June 23rd, 2011 09:43

Cigarette smuggling in Romania down to 14 percent, admits Philip Morris

The recently-appointed managing director of Philip Morris Romania speaks about the contraband issues and company’s pals in the region. The Romanian division of world’s largest tobacco company, Phillip Morris International, appointed Sergey Slipcenko as new managing director of the branch in January.In an interview with Associ ...

June 13th, 2011 09:27

Japan Tobacco Faces Drop in Sales Volume

Japan Tobacco’s sales within the 12 months at 134.6 billion, constituted 11.3 % lower than they were during the 12 months to the end of March 2010. If speaking about the sales volumes of the most recent years and of the previous year than it is possible to observe a significant drop, due to huge tax hike and JT price increase that h ...

May 30th, 2011 09:19

Plain Cigarette Might Underline Graphic Warnings

A recent study in England revealed that non-smokers and regular smokers paid more attention to graphic warnings on cigarette packages that didn’t have any branded labels. According to the specialists, the results may back initiatives several countries are considering that would take away branded labels to underline graphic warning o ...

May 13th, 2011 11:34

Struggling for Profits, It's Big Tobacco vs. Small Business

The major tobacco companies fight small manufacturers to reach the new earnings for the Texas treasury.The tobacco giants, which have to pay more than half a billion dollars to Texas budget annually as part of the Master Settlement Agreement, are eager to get the small cigarette makers to pay their fair share too. They are supporting an o ...

April 26th, 2011 13:09

The Legal Age for Purchasing Cigarettes should be Increased to 21

According to estimates in 2006 about one-fifth of U.S. high school seniors smoked at least once in a month, down from nearly a third who did so in 1996. But in the past few years, that data has not continued its constant decrease. The drop in regular smoking among teen students has similarly decelerated, with rates at about 7% for eighth- ...

April 18th, 2011 11:20

Tobacco Product Should be Removed from Stores with Pharmacies

The ban on selling cigarettes in stores with pharmacies will become municipal ordinance in 30 days after the City Council implement the ban. As soon as the ordinance becomes law, 17 retail shops should take away cigarettes and tobacco related products from their shelves or otherwise face daily fines.“I am very glad that they passed ...

April 11th, 2011 12:28

Ban on Menthol Cigarettes – To Be or Not to Be?

Dr. Jonathan M. Samet, the representative of the federal advisory panel on tobacco, whose report lead to price increases on menthol cigarettes, states the investor enthusiasm may be untimely. “What is crucial for their benefit are what steps the FDA actually undertakes,” he told in a press conference. And Dr. Samet, a professo ...

April 4th, 2011 11:47

Tobacco Products’ Packaging Attracts Children

Community health organizations throughout Pennsylvania are prompting parents and school districts to watch over tobacco and other nicotine products that can possess some similarity with harmless items as gum, candy or even hand gel, but sponsorship for such education programs has been cut. Currently Washington County Health Partners and t ...

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