June 27th, 2011 08:52

Japan Tobacco International to advice on responsible sales of tobacco products

Japan Tobacco International, one of the largest tobacco companies in the world, with such famous brands as Silk Cut and Glamour, launched a website – www.tobaccoretailing.com – helping tobacco retailers comply with laws on responsible sales, and has paid especial attention to Scotland’s new legislation on tobacco sales. As of April ...

June 21st, 2011 10:05

Chewing Tobacco Does not Comply with Legislation

It was stated that approximately 80% of chewing cigarettes sold in England do not correspond to legislation. Various organizations together with the Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) revealed that only 15% of such products are sold with proper graphic warnings or special labeling. The majority of chewing tobacco products even does not in ...

June 2nd, 2011 09:35

Altria’s Tobacco Products Volumes Down

Philip Morris USA’s domestic tobacco products shipment volume within the first quarter of 2011 was lower by 6.4% in comparison to the first quarter of 2010. The volume of Marlboro cigarettes was lower by 5.7% to 27.9 billion, as about other premium cigarette volume it constituted 8.7% to 2.2 billion, and discount cigarette volume wa ...

May 23rd, 2011 09:08

Throwing Cigarette Butt Could Cost $100

Although the bill of the delegate Joe Morrissey was rejected on the General Assembly’s session, he plans to overture during the 2012 legislative session. He stated that he is optimistic and hopes that the legislation will pass because of increasing worry for the environment. “Every cigarette butt contains toxins, and according ...

May 10th, 2011 11:50

Lorillard reports 1Q profit increase

The oldest cigarette company in the United States reported its 1Q net profit grew 7 percent, on increase in Newport and Maverick sales and higher prices on these brands.The outstanding performance was reaches against an assessed 3.4 percent volume decline in the US cigarette market. When revealing its first quarter profit report, the thi ...

April 19th, 2011 11:26

Welsh Government Plans to Prohibit Smoking in Cars with Children

A group of researches demonstrated that children are still breathing in dangerous particles from tobacco smoke in car even when their parents are not smoking. According to the Welsh study high levels of particulate solid impurities (SI) from tobacco smoke is present in the back seat of cars within two hours after a cigarette has been smok ...

April 12th, 2011 08:52

What are the Secrets of Perfect Hookah Smoking?

First set up your hookah (shisha) properly.Partially fill the base with cold water, and then put the hookah. The bottom of the pipe should be a bit below the surface of the water. Make sure that all the joints are as hermetic as possible. There is usually a little collar at the main joint between the pipe and the base, but some hookah lo ...

April 5th, 2011 11:25

BAT Called New Cigarette Law “Ridiculous”

A cigarette manufacturer has called sections of the health department’s advised corrections to regulations of the sale of cigarettes as “ridiculous”. “What is the purpose of the legislation? They have revised this legislation in order to restrict the independence of traders to impart at the point-of-sale,” Br ...

March 31st, 2011 11:55

British American Tobacco Gave a Response to the UK Government’ Decision on Plain Packaging and a Ban on Cigarettes Displays

Recently a British American Tobacco representative conducted a press conference where he spoke on the government decision to introduce plain packaging and ban tobacco displays. “We stand for their decision to assure that there is clear evidence to show that plain packaging would produce a public health benefit as well as the need to ...

March 25th, 2011 15:01

Tobacco Farmers are in a Tight Situation

Tobacco is not simple merchandise; it is a whole industry, a multi billion business and means of living for many people all around the world. There are so many discussions on the consequences of smoking and the politics of tobacco products. They kill people; however taxes on them maintain a lot of government services. Annually the taxes o ...

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