Monthly Archives: October 2011

UEFA bans smoking at Euro 2012

Smoking will be banned at the Euro 2012 football championships in Poland and Ukraine, the sport’s governing body in Europe said. UEFA said was enforcing “a complete smoking ban ban on the use, sale of promotion of tobacco” at all stadiums involved in next summer’s tournament. Poland and especially Ukraine have notoriously high smoking prevalence rates, but both have taken … Continue reading Continue reading

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blu Cigs Kicks Butts: Great American Butt Clean on October 22 in Charlotte

E-cigarette company blu Cigs announced it has teamed up with Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful for the first-ever Great American Butt Clean event taking place in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, October 22. Every year, over 4.5 trillion cigarette butts litter millions of parks, sidewalks, public streets, neighborhoods and more, degrading the appearance of thousands of public places and polluting the environment. … Continue reading

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Philip Morris Misled Smokers on Light Cigarettes

Altria Group Inc. (MO)’s Philip Morris unit deceived Missouri consumers by marketing Marlboro Lights as safer than regular cigarettes, a lawyer told a St. Louis jury. “Philip Morris made two promises – to provide lower tar and nicotine to smokers,” Stephen Swedlow, who represents Missouri smokers suing the company, said today in closing arguments in the state-court trial. “They did … Continue reading

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Cigarette Ads Kicked Out of 26th SEA Games 2011

Jakarta Environmental Management (BPLHD) asked Inasoc, as SEA Games management to exclude cigarette advertisement in SEA Games XXVI, especially in Jakarta. Therefore, Jakarta BPLHD has sent a letter to Inasoc regarding the request. Moreover, similar rule was also applied in previous SEA Games event. As we know, this year SEA Games will be held in two cities, Jakarta and Palembang, … Continue reading

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Cigarette Companies File 2nd Suit Over Warnings

Five tobacco companies filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington late Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of regulations and graphic warning labels under the 2009 law that imposed federal regulation on tobacco. The companies lost a similar complaint last year in the United States District Court in Kentucky when District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., ruled they could be forced … Continue reading

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Cigarette sales at stores rise follow vending ban

Convenience stores in England are reporting moderate rises in their tobacco sales following the ban on tobacco vending machines, which came into force on October 1. It is now illegal for pubs, clubs, hotels, cafés and bookmakers in England to sell tobacco products from vending machines. The law is as yet unchanged in the rest of the UK, although Scotland … Continue reading

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President Obama 's Smoking Struggle moves Tobacco Insider to Reveal a Fresh, No-Nonsense Quit Method

As an Australian, let me be blunt, ONLY a smoker knows how bloody difficult it is to give up. ONLY a smoker knows the fear of no more cigarettes, ever. ONLY a smoker knows how often they have thought of giving up, have tried to give up, and have failed, leaving them feeling inadequate, and demoralised. I was a heavy … Continue reading

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Art Spiegelman on MetaMaus and How He Needs a Cigarette

Art Spiegelman needs a cigarette. He needs about 30 Camel Blue cigarettes a day, to be precise, but at the moment he needs just one, so we are sitting in the Roof Garden at the Soho House while he exhales onto our already-quite-smoggy city. Whether he will be able to smoke is a decisive factor in everywhere that he goes, … Continue reading

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Philip Morris International Inc.: Today’s Featured Tobacco Winner

The tobacco industry closed the day down 0.3%. Alliance One International Inc ( AOI ) were all winners today within the tobacco industry with Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) being today’s featured tobacco winner. Philip Morris International Inc rose $1.01 (1.6%) to $66.31 on average volume. Throughout the day, 7.9 million shares of Philip Morris International Inc exchanged … Continue reading

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“Cigs for kids” on sale

A WAVERLEY woman says she is outraged after finding packets of lollies designed to look like cigarettes for sale in Launceston. Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading director Chris Batt said under the Public Health Act, selling a toy or confection that resembles, or is intended to represent, tobacco or a tobacco product, is prohibited. Shirelle Rigby said she found the … Continue reading

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