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April 1st, 2011 00:00

England Is Considering to Implement a Single Packaging on All Cigarettes

The cigarette packages placed into visible displays behind store counters and supermarket cash registers in England cannot be omitted. They take up prime retail property, helping to keep smokers hooked and quitters attracted.But recently the government declared a ban on them, a move that will keep all tobacco products away and make it e ...

March 31st, 2011 00:00

New Animated Movie Rango has Smoking Scenes

In case you are a parent, who a re looking for a movie that will attract your children to smoke, Paramount Pictures has just produced such a film for you. It is called Rango, the story of a fun-seeking chameleon, voiced by Johnny Depp, who guards a town where he meets a smoking toad and fox, who uses a long cigarette holder mostly famous ...

March 21st, 2011 00:00

FDA Committee Reveals Draft Report on Menthol Issue

The usage of menthol-flavored cigarettes is growing among minors and that rate is very high among minority adolescents, according to the draft report released by the FDA advisory committee. The report, which examines patterns of menthol-flavored cigarettes consumption, admitted around 80 percent of African-American teenagers, more than 50 ...

March 15th, 2011 00:00

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has declared that it plans to place graphic warnings on cigarette packages and advertisements in order to discourage people from lighting up.According to data presented by the FDA, smoking kills about 443,000 Americans annually, the majority of whom start smoking at 18 or under.Some underline the ne ...

March 9th, 2011 12:56

Big Tobacco Opposes Proposed Adverts

The leading tobacco companies in the country stated last week that corrective statements related to the dangers of smoking proposed by the Department of Justice and wrong and inflammatory and infringe recommendations established by the court.The cigarette makers, including Philip Morris USA, which sells number-one-selling Marlboro brand ...

March 9th, 2011 00:00

Court turns down Camel Cash complaint once again

When dismissing the plaintiffs’ complaint, U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder states the cigarette maker did not act illegally when it stopped the promotion.RJ Reynolds allegedly did not distribute the promised prizes.In late 2009, six plaintiffs, including Jeffrey Feinman and Amanda Sateriale accused R.J. Reynolds of breach ...

February 14th, 2011 11:21

Lorillard reports business results for Q4 and full 2010

Lorillard Inc. is the third-largest tobacco company in the United States. The company was established in 1760 and is currently headquartered in Greensboro NC. Its product assortment includes Newport, the second-largest brand in the market, Kent, Maverick, Max, and Old Gold.The company’s total shipment volume grew 4.5% from the prev ...

February 14th, 2011 00:00

Reynolds American Inc reports Q4 and full 2010 results

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) comprises several companies among which are:R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company - the second-biggest cigarette maker in the U.S., which sells Camel, Pall Mall, Winston and other 3 of the 10 top-selling brands across the country.Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Inc., which markets Natural American Spirit brand and ...

February 7th, 2011 10:53

Highlights of Altria 2010 Profit Report

Altria reported that full year revenues went up 3.4% totaling $24.4 billion, whereas fourth quarter revenues dropped 1.4% to reach $5.9 billion, with lower earnings from cigars and cigarettes compensated by growing revenues from smokeless tobacco and wine production.Philip Morris USA - Cigarette SalesThe largest cigarette maker in the U ...

February 3rd, 2011 00:00

Smoking Linked to Miscarriage Risk

In a research of approximately 1,300 Japanese women with a past pregnancy, scientists discovered that those women who smoked regularly early in pregnancy were more likely to suffer a miscarriage in the first trimester.There are a lot of reasons for women to stop smoking before becoming pregnant. This dangerous habit was linked to raise ...