January 12th, 2012 00:00

Zimbabwe’s Native Forests Greatly Affected by Tobacco Farming

Zimbabwe’s native forests are disappearing at an unprecedented rate. A great number of tobacco growers state that they should use wood in order to cure their crop as they can’t permit coal mined in Zimbabwe. The forests were in a rather good condition in comparison to some other countries in the region, where forests were des ...

December 13th, 2011 00:00

Big Tobacco Threatens Governments in Adopting New Anti-Smoking Regulations

The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) has prompted countries to unite forces against cigarette companies that are trying to threaten them into lessening their anti-smoking actions. “Tobacco is the industry that manufacturers products in order to generate bigger revenues and at the same time affect the health of their cust ...

November 11th, 2011 00:00

Lorillard’s 3Q Net Profits Dropped by 3%

Lorillard’s net profit dropped about 3% in the 3Q as higher costs reimbursed selling more tobacco products at increased prices. Earnings and profit both were lower than expected. Lorillard’s stock decreased approximately 5%.Recently the world’s third largest tobacco company and producer of Newport and Kent cigarettes b ...

August 22nd, 2011 12:48

Cigarettes Smoked In The Morning Harm Health The Most

Many smokers can have neck cancers or head diseases in comparison with smokers who have their cigarettes later during the day.Joshua Muscat works for the Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, he and his colleagues from work have studied if the smoking cigarettes in the morning can have a big influence on a smoker’s health and if ...

August 11th, 2011 12:16

Increased Size for Health Warnings on Cigarette Packets

British American Tobacco Fiji Limited affirms that starting with January 1, 2013 the health warnings on the cigarette packets will be bigger in size, according to the Fiji Tobacco Control Decree 2010. The bigger smoking warnings will be placed on all cigarette brands no matter if it is the well known Viceroy Red cigarettes or Fluieras cig ...

July 26th, 2011 13:16

Smoking Banned In Cars Where Present Children

In the next period of time smokers will have to follow a new rule and not to smoke in the cars where their children are present. The Welsh Government declared that they will try to introduce a new rule which will forbid lighting up in cars where are carried children also. This program is to encourage smokers not to use smoking products in ...

July 12th, 2011 09:13

Mentholated Cigarette Brands Outlawed

Menthol cigarettes have always represented a contradictory discussion among smokers and scientists. There are two county supervisors who have in mind to propose to FDA to make the menthol cigarettes be illegal. The supervisors affirm that menthol cigarettes as Kiss Superslims Menthol cigarettes, Doina Menthol brand or Glamour Superslims M ...

June 29th, 2011 10:23

Increase Cigarette Taxes Leads To More Illicit Tobacco

The act of raising the cigarette taxes to a double price might lead to more fake cigarettes on the tobacco markets by 2014 in comparison with 2011. The Ministry of Finance have proposed that raising cigarettes by 40 to 42 percent per year.The ministry had very many proposals; one of them was including a 100-percent increase a few years. ...

May 25th, 2011 13:15

Casual Smokers May Become Smoking Addicted

Many teenagers who have tried to smoke cigarettes don’t have the purpose to become addicted. They smoke tobacco products or cigarettes for pleasure or for fun when they party with their friends or hang out with them. If someone would ask them if they know how dangerous smoking for their health is they would answer that they do but t ...

May 16th, 2011 14:33

Plastic Inhalers A New Chance In Quitting Smoking

New researchers have done a study which has indicated that plastic inhalers which are without nicotine can help many smokers in quitting the smoking habit. Nicotine-free plastic inhalers represent some fake cigarettes which help people in simulating the smoking experience. The nicotine-free inhalers are different than the electronic cigar ...

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