Monthly Archives: June 2011

Virginia Cheapest and Best Cigarettes

Virginia Slims Cigarettes, soft taste & special pack design especially for Special Women! Virginia is a smoking brand manufactured by Philip Morris, the United States tobacco division of Altria Group, Inc. This brand for the first time appeared on shelves in 1968, and was marketed especially for young women. Not only the taste is soft and mild like a woman … Continue reading Continue reading

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How To Quit Smoking? Think About Smoking

New science now suggests that the worst thing smokers can do is try not to think about cigarettes. Banishing cigarettes and matches and ashtrays from your neurons may lead temporarily to less smoking, but the banished thoughts quickly rebound — nudging smokers to light up even more than they do usually. The research is from the University of London. Psychological … Continue reading

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State Smoking Cessation Quitlines May Be Reimbursed For Medicaid Patients Working To Quit

Today the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) announced historic new expanded coverage options that States may offer for tobacco cessation services. This means Americans could now have more tools from their state and local tobacco control programs for help to tackle and overcome smoking and addiction to nicotine. This announcement is a major step towards reducing the tobacco … Continue reading

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Doncaster smokers urged to stop smoking to protect pets

Pet owners in Doncaster are being urged to stop smoking to avoid harming their animals’ health. The Doncaster Stop Smoking Service has targeted vets, pet shops and grooming parlours with posters highlighting the risk of second-hand smoke on animals. This is the first time that the service has targeted pet owners. Maryanne Wylde from the Stop Smoking Service said: “We … Continue reading

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Amway Center smoking ban thwarted by sneaks

An Orlando man says tougher restrictions on smoking at the Amway Center are leading to more people sneaking cigarettes inside. Mike Sciotto was at an event at the Amway Center this month. “I excuse myself to go to the restroom, and there’s smoking going on in there, and the building is supposed to be smoke-free,” he said. Sciotto complained to … Continue reading

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Philip Morris Says Australia Plain-Pack Law Violates Treaty

June 27 (Bloomberg) — Philip Morris International Inc., the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company, said an Australian proposal requiring cigarettes to be sold in plain packages violates a treaty with Hong Kong and may cause billions of dollars in damages. The maker of Marlboro and Peter Jackson cigarettes said it served the government with a notice of claim stating … Continue reading

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Despite warnings and health modelling, it appears smoking is still the fashion

A RASH of fashion images depicting models smoking or holding cigarettes or cigars is being investigated for possible breaches of the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act. Quit Victoria executive director Fiona Sharkie said images produced by fashion brand Ellery and internet magazine Tangent were referred to the Department of Health and Ageing for investigation and could lead to prosecution. The act … Continue reading

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Parliament Cigarettes

Parliament is a brand of cigarettes marketed by the company Philip Morris. The brand was introduced in 1931 and is distinctive for its recessed paper filters. In the 1940s and ’50s, the brand was marketed for its unique filters, with advertisements reading, “Only the flavor touches your lips”, and “Tobacco tastes best when the filter’s recessed”. The brand also claimed … Continue reading

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Beat Smoking Urges with Exercise

Exercise Reduces Cravings for Nicotine When the urge to smoke hits, take a quick walk around the block or participate in another physical activity of your choice. It will reduce or eliminate tobacco cravings quickly. Exercise Releases Dopamine in the Brain Research has shown that nicotine elevates the level of dopamine in the brain, a neurotransmitter that is responsible for … Continue reading

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Chandy urges PM to ban tobacco products

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging a total ban on all tobacco products. ‘The use of cigarettes and beedis and other forms of tobacco have been identified as the main cause of cancer and also it is high time that the young student generation be weaned away from using this harmful product and … Continue reading

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