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March 27th, 2013 00:00

Lung Association Calls for Electronic Сigs Ban for Teens

According to the Association electronic cigarettes could attract teenagers to trying ordinary cigarettes.The Lung Association of New Brunswick is urging the lawmakers to prohibit the sales of the devices, known as electronic cigarettes to adolescents.Electronic cigs are widely available in a variety of flavors, including vanilla, chocol ...

March 21st, 2013 00:00

Tobacco Found to Save Lives

Tobacco is capable to save human lives. Yes, it’s not a mistake. Scientists from the South Africa’s Scientific and Industrial Research Council have developed the first ever injectable plant medication that might change the rabies treatment across the world.Rabies is a viral disease that can be transmitted from animals to huma ...

March 12th, 2013 00:00

Ancient People Suffered From Heart Diseases despite Not Smoking

Ancient mummies were used in a new discovery which shows that heart diseases naturally result from the processes of body aging, while arteries hardening happened even in people who had no idea about smoking cigarettes or eating junk food.Scientists have examined 137 mummies from Egypt, Peru, Alaska and the American southwest aged from 38 ...

February 15th, 2013 00:00

Reynolds American Reveals Latest Financial Report

Reynolds American, the U.S. second-largest tobacco group, revealed its profits fell 54 percent during the fourth quarter due to promotion, trademark and other expenditures.Yet, earnings for the cigarette manufacturer, went up by 6 percent, thanks to growing demand for its smokeless tobacco brands, which compensated for the decline in cig ...

February 8th, 2013 00:00

Kazakhstan Willing to Ban Hookah Smoking

Erik Baizhunusov, Kazakhstan’s vice Health Minister, declared the health authorities seek to implement a set of measures to combat tremendous growth in the number of people smoking hookah pipes, as part of wider government plan to curb tobacco use in the country.With the ban on cigarette smoking in indoor public places, and heavy ...

January 31st, 2013 00:00

Imperial Tobacco Posts Revenues Growth

One of the world’s leading tobacco groups Imperial Tobacco declared this week that the legitimate European market for cigarettes has fallen by 7 percent.At the same time, the underground market for cigarette and other tobacco products has been growing recently, affecting the tobacco giant’s revenues in European cluster.Mark ...

January 4th, 2013 00:00

Davidoff iD cigarettes Introduced by Imperial Tobacco

The latest extension of the legendary cigarette brand is being launched in stores and duty-free shops across the worldImperial Tobacco has recently introduced a new member of its luxury Davidoff brand family, naming it Davidoff iD. The brand was initially launched several months ago in key Asian markets, including Hong Kong, Singapore an ...

December 25th, 2012 00:00

Analysts believe Altria Should turn to e-cigs

It is not a secret that Altria has a cemented leadership position in the U.S. tobacco market, thanks to its subdivision, Philip Morris USA.The tobacco giant delivers outstanding results, thanks to solid performance of key cigarette brands - Marlboro and L&M.Nevertheless, there are a number of vital risks evolving in the nationwide ...

December 21st, 2012 00:00

Philip Morris Shares Drop On EU Restrictions Plans

Shares of the world’s leading cigarette maker Philip Morris International lost 3% within the last two days, after the European Union authorities introduced a bill to ban menthol and slim cigarettes, and require graphic health warnings earlier this week.The introduced rules intend to increase the size of warnings to 75% of the pack ...

December 14th, 2012 00:00

Imperial Tobacco Losses Battle for Tobacco Displays

The world’s fourth largest privately-owned tobacco group has conceded defeat in a Supreme Court battle against scheduled ban on cigarette displays in points of sale.The UK’s Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Imperial Tobacco against the plan of Scotland Government to prohibit the display of cigarettes and other tobacco prod ...