August 20th, 2012 00:00

Imperial Tobacco’s Raised Net Profit in Line with Estimates

Imperial Tobacco is a giant international tobacco company with an amazing brand portfolio; it is also a leader in fine cut tobacco and cigars and owns a quickly developing snus business. Cigarette manufacturer realizes to meet the diverse consumers preference both in European and non-EU markets.Imperial’s smoking products are ...

August 7th, 2012 00:00

Gross Violation of Anti-tobacco Regulation in Heroine Promo Video

The newspaper advertisement of Madhur Bhandarkar’s new movie Heroine, that depicts protagonists Kareen Kapoor holding a cigarette, has raised an upsurge of indignation for such an evident infringement of anti-tobacco laws. In a letter sent to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the non-governmental organization know ...

July 23rd, 2012 00:00

British American Tobacco Accuses Philip Morris of Perpetuating a Monopoly

British American Tobacco is able to demonstrate miracles or on the contrary to hide some facts. In an advertisement published in the Philippine Daily Star on June 25, was a particular announcement as a result of the level playing field from Sin Tax Reform, a new member (probably BAT) will acquire three million kilograms of tobacco ...

July 9th, 2012 00:00

Smoking Rate in Zimbabwe and Africa Grows With a Fast Speed

Smoking rate in Zimbabwe as well as in other parts of Africa is currently growing with a fast speed. According to estimates, Africa is estimated to increase by half its tobacco use in 9 years if present trends proceed. The boost in smoking is seen among youngsters under the age of 20 that constitute the main part of the continents po ...

June 21st, 2012 00:00

New Zealand Wants to Increase Cigarette Tax by 40%

New Zealand will carry out its smoke-free objective by 20 years or more, if cigarette taxes are raised higher than planned. Public health expert Dr. Murray Laugesen declared that the planned annual cigarette excise increases each of around 10% would mean the smoke –free objective would not be accomplished until the 2040s or 20 ...

May 25th, 2012 00:00

Bulgaria Smokers Will Rally Against Smoking Ban

Smokers from Bulgaria will protest these days against the ban on smoking in all public spaces, planned to be passed as of June 1. The rally, which is planned to be held on Alexander Batenberg square, will be led by the popular movie starts as Andrey Slabakov and Asen Blatechki.Organizers declare that the action intends to increase a ...

April 27th, 2012 00:00

Big Tobacco Defends its Intellectual Property Rights

Tobacco giants declare that Australia was illicitly expropriating their trademarks with a law demanding smoking products to be sold in plain packaging was considered by judges who stated that companies would still keep their brand names on the new packs. “The brand name would be essential for reputation. All tobacco manufact ...

April 5th, 2012 00:00

Young Filipinos are Hooked on Cigarettes

A great number of young Filipinos are hooked on cigarettes, with about 2 out of every 6 country’s teenagers starting smoking in 2011, according to the statistics presented by the National Youth Commission (NYC).Taking into account findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey led in 2003 and 2007, the NYC has increased the alert ab ...

March 21st, 2012 00:00

China National Tobacco Generates More Profit than "Big Three" Cigarette Manufacturers

China National Tobacco Corporation, the nation’s largest cigarette monopoly may be higher by annual profit than HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), according to a release presented by the company’s experts. The state owned cigarette manufacturer had net proceeds of 110.5 billion yuan in 2010 on sales of 750 billion yuan. Industrial Bank ...

February 2nd, 2012 00:00

Georgia Received Poor Grades on Smoking Prevention

According to recent data Georgia received poor grades on a smoking prevention report card. The state acquired “F” in the following categories- smoking prevention funding, tobacco taxes and smoking cessation coverage – in the annual report presented by the American Lung Association.The only passing grade that Georgia received ...

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