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March 6th, 2012 00:00

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Phillip Morris Int. Korea Raises Their Prices By 7%When it comes to smoking, Koreans like this expensive habit, and that’s one thing that Phillip Morris is very good at – noticing people’s habits in relation to their tobacco assets.Of course, there is a whole plethora of elements involved in the decision-making process when i ...

February 28th, 2012 00:00

Phillip Morris Wins The First Federal Engle Case Trial

Phillip Morris Wins The First Federal Engle Case TrialTobacco cases are huge nowadays. There is too much money at stake. There is too much involved. With cigarette business any monster corporation can’t allow to lose any of their cases, really, because if even one is lost, it sets the precedent for others to follow suit. That was t ...

February 10th, 2012 00:00

A Campus Smoking Ban Attempted by a Student

I’m not sure how you feel about your rights when you are not allowed to smoke, or on the other hand when you want a smoke-free afternoon on your campus and you can’t enjoy one because you are enveloped in a smoke, emitted by your fellow campusers. Isn’t it discouraging to hear statistics where people, who never smoked, d ...

February 1st, 2012 00:00

Quit Smoking Text Messaging Campaign

Smoking is not only the problem of the adults, but also of teenagers. While they start smoking because it’s a sign of coolness and because one “needs” to smoke if s/he is to be accepted by his/her peers, it on the other hand is not as easy to quit it as many portray it to be. First, there is the reverse effect of losing ...

January 16th, 2012 00:00

Marlboro sex change operation

The history of the Marlboro brand, which at its very birth in 1924 was promoted the as world’s first cigarettes for women.Even today “women’s cigarettes” are judged by many, let alone those years, when the very fact of selling cigarettes to women was a cultural shock to say the least. It would perhaps be equal to ...

November 25th, 2011 00:00

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is extending the line of Winston cigarettes - Winston XS

These are compact cigarettes with an angular mouthpiece filter, which is distinct on account of its refined taste. Its secret has to do with the innovation technology, known as LSS (Less Smoke Smell), which promotes the reduction of the intensity of the tobacco smoke smell.The pack of Winston XStyle has round edges of the front panel, th ...

November 11th, 2011 00:00

Philip Morris Int'l Q3 Net Profit Increased by 31%

Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) declared recently that its Q3 net profit increased about 31% as it sold great number of cigarettes and required higher prices for its brands.The seller of the well-known Marlboro and other popular cigarette brands overseas also increased the lower limit of its 2010 profits for ...

October 26th, 2011 00:00

Ambitious Philip Morris Encounters Ire

In the latest development of the legal proceedings initiated against Philip Morris Inc more than a decade ago, an official stated to the St. Louis jury that the tobacco corporation had been deceiving its customers since it marketed its Marlboro Lights cigarette brand to be less dangerous than other cigarette brands selling on the market. ...

October 11th, 2011 00:00

New York Health Organizations Prompt to Reinforce Anti-smoking Actions

The representatives of the New York’s health organization required the government to rise funding of anti-smoking campaigns from 4 cents of every tobacco tax dollar to 10 cents.Out of the $10.5 billion gained by New York within the past six years, the state has allocated only $406 million on anti-smoking activities, according to da ...

October 11th, 2011 00:00

Russia Seeks Change in Smoking Patterns

Smokers light up in stairwells, bus stations, and almost everywhere, being a common sight for Russia, which is home to the highest number of smokers per capita across the world.But this situation will change, as legislations become more stringent and cigarette ads are being restricted.In October, the Health and Social Development Depar ...