Smoking Ban Approved in Brooke County


Board of Health in Brooke County unanimously passed on Monday night a smoking ban and thus the county will be the latest to adopt such a law in West Virginia. In 2009 there were implemented  clean-air regulations and now they are being updated. The new law prohibits smoking indoors in such public places as restaurants, bars and video gambling establishments. … Continue reading

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Framingham Wants to Raise Tobacco Buying Age to 21


In order to prevent youth from smoking, the Board of Health wants to increase the minimum age to buy cigarettes in Framingham, Massachusetts, from 18 to 21. The Board would consider the proposal on its meeting at the beginning of the week when they would discuss modifications to city’s tobacco regulations. The city also wants to limit sale of e-cigarettes … Continue reading

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Tobacco Companies Increase Their Cigarettes Prices


Prices on cigarettes in the USA go up again, because three major tobacco makers continue trying to get revenue in spite of smoking volumes drop. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA and  Lorillard Inc. increased list prices on their cigarettes by 7 cents a pack. The last price increase occured in May current year. To note that list price … Continue reading

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Holbrook Raises Age to Buy Cigarettes to 19

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Authorities in Holbrook, New York, prohibited sale of synthetic marijuana in town and increased legal age to buy tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 19. The change comes into effect from January, 1, 2015. Last week, the Holbrook Board of Health with the majority of votes adopted a law which increases the age from 18 to 19 to legally buy tobacco … Continue reading

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Westminster Considers Banning Sale of Tobacco Products


At the beginning of the week Westminster Board of Health organized public hearings on the proposal to prohibit sale of tobacco products in the town. There came 70 people to express their opinion on the subject. It turned out the the majority of them is against the ban. Selectmen cannot participate in voting for the proposal but they attentively listened … Continue reading

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New Dunhill Cigarette Contains Capsule

Dunhill Fine Cut Switch

  The Korean subdivision of British American Tobacco introduced first superslim version of  Dunhill cigarettes which contains natural extracts. Specialists on  Dunhill blendings created new cigarette called Dunhill Fine Cut Switch 1MG. For this new variety they used fine tobacco leaves of highest quality grown in Maryland.  This gives to Dunhill a new original premium flavour which makes a mild … Continue reading

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Annual Profits of Imperial Tobacco Increased by 57%

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Imperial Tobacco, the maker of Gauloises cigarettes, told that company’s annual net income increased by 57% that is in part boosted by a major cost-cutting drive.  Profits after taxation increased to $2.27 billion in the twelve months to September. For example, last year in the same period of time the company;s profits were $1.44 billion. Investors said they like the … Continue reading

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Branson, Missouri, Approves No Smoking Ordinance


The Board of Aldermen in Branson, Missouri, at rheir regular meeting unanimously voted for adopting a smoke-free ordinance. It was approved with 5-0 votes. Alderwoman Cris Bohinc was not present on the meeting. At the beginning of the meeting Alderman Rick Davis thanked the board members, city mayor, workers from Cox Medical Center Branson and the Tri-Lakes Clean Air Alliance, … Continue reading

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Syracuse University Prepares for Smoking Ban

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As you probably know, Syracuse University, New York, is preparing to enforce smoking ban on its campus. Experts say that smoking should not be totally banned and there is a need to create special designated areas where mokers could light up. In order to ensure the implementation of the ban, there must be introduced fines or other disciplinary actions for … Continue reading

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Imperial Tobacco to Have New Office in Greensboro

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Imperial Tobacco Group, the tobacco company from the UK, plans to take control over Lorillard company and its 2,900 workers. They have chosen Greensboro to place head office of the new tobacco company. Total price of the deal is $27.4 billion. The new company will have Imperial’s existing U.S. business and also  it will buy Greensboro head offices, manufacturing plant … Continue reading

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