September 5th, 2012 00:00

Plain Packaging Will Have a Negative Effect on Tobacco Store Activity

A recent study made by the Rural Shops Alliance (RSA) demonstrates that the introduction of plain packaging regulation could cost store owners “thousands of millions of pounds” per year. The estimates come just as the UK government’s consultation period on plain cigarette packaging has finished, while the Australian ...

August 13th, 2012 00:00

Report about Philip Morris Performance in the Market

Philip Morris International (PMI) the world’s largest cigarette manufacturer produces and distributes cigarettes and various tobacco products. Its portfolio includes such well-known brands as Marlboro, Parliament, L&M, Red & White and other best-selling smokes. The company appeared after the spin of Altria Group in 2008 ...

July 30th, 2012 00:00

Tobacco Crop Sales Demonstrate a 45% Growth

Tobacco deliveries for the 15 weeks of the whole selling season constituted 5% that is higher than the preceding year’s estimates for the same period, according to data presented by the Tobacco Industry Board (TIMB). From June 22, about 125, 5 million kg of flue cured tobacco had been sold in comparison to 115, 5 million kg sold ...

July 16th, 2012 00:00

Philip Morris International Changes its Profit Estimates

Marlboro manufacturer, Philip Morris International, the world’s biggest traded cigarette company, reduced its 2012 profit estimate as the position of the dollar affects sales led abroad. Profits per share for 2012 will constitute about $5.12 to $5.18, according to the forecasts presented by the company’s representative. F ...

June 28th, 2012 00:00

Smoking on the Largest Seoul Street Will be Prohibited

Cigarette use in Seoul has been prohibited starting on June 1st. Such public areas as parks and recreation zones have often been considered as smoke-free places, but this is the first time that a ban on smoking has been passed on the whole street. The place allocated for no-smoking is around one kilometer stretch from Gangnam subway ...

June 12th, 2012 00:00

Indian NGO’s Worried About Smoking Scenes in Movies

Several months after the Ministry of Health and family welfare presented regulation for cigarettes and other smoking products, the Voluntary Health Association required adequate implementation of the restrictive order for the sake of future generation. The Voluntary Health Association is a non-governmental organization, which is co ...

May 11th, 2012 00:00

China Tobacco Involved in a Trade Brawl

The state-owned China Tobacco has been recently involved in a trade brawl for refusing a stock transaction between its affiliated company Hongta Group and a private investor about 800 days after the treaty has been signed, according to the reliable source.The Yunnan High People’s Court a few days ago started hearing the suit submit ...

April 12th, 2012 00:00

US District Court Declared the Cigarette Advertising Ban Unconstitutional

A federal court judge has protested a resolution of a local tobacco control decree that prohibits outdoor advertisement of smoking products in the city. Today, US District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodlock declared that the ban is unconstitutional. He declared that the city has no statutory right in banning tobacco advertisements to adults ...

March 27th, 2012 00:00

BAT Opens in Uganda its Key Tobacco Operations Plant

Uganda is becoming the leading tobacco growing country six years after British America Tobacco Uganda (BATU) determined to try growing the leaf and transferred its cigarette production to its Kenyan operations. BAT has already established in Uganda its key plants for tobacco leaf operations. The company moved its regional head offices for ...

March 7th, 2012 00:00

Philip Morris Izora Plant Reduced Production

Philip Morris International (PMI) is worried about the influence on cigarette sales of Russia’s current acceptance into the World Health Organization (WHO) that is related to graphic health warnings the company is demanded to place on its cigarette packages.Izhora, one of the PMI’s two total cigarette production factories in ...

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