Monthly Archives: June 2012

Health groups: Stop duty-free cigs

Health groups are intending to cut duty-free tobacco allowances for travelers. Several groups proposed to increase tobacco tax announced in the Budget – and all have called for duty-free allowances to be cut and for tobacco tax increases to be much sharper than the proposed increases of 10 % a year over the next 4 years. The groups include the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Philip Morris Is Releasing a Bunch of Crazy New Cigarettes

In order to prevent the decrease of smoking, cigarette manufacturers are trying to improve exciting new products, which are popular among children by the way. Philip Morris stated that the company believes in prospect of Next Generation Products (NPGs). NPGs mean the creation and development of “a reduced harm alternative,” but principally they include gimmicks. Conventional cigarette innovation of Philip … Continue reading

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Court rules against British American Tobacco on cigarette advertising

On June 20, the Supreme Court of Appeal made a decision that the health risks of smoking exceeded the interests of smoking people as a group. It rejected the British American Tobacco of South Africa’s appeal against an order by the North Gauteng High Court. British American Tobacco of South Africa (Batsa) manufacturers and distributes more than 20 cigarette brands … Continue reading

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Hilary Duff ‘pretty bummed’ about cigarette photo

Hilary Duff, an American actress and a star of a Disney Channel, gave birth to her first kid in March. Duff named him Luca. And recently curios paparazzi released a photo, demonstrating Hilary holding a burning cigarette. The celebrity said that she is bothered with this situation because she was not smoking, but holding a cigarette for a friend. The … Continue reading

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Cigar lovers hope to light fire under FDA

Nowadays tobacco stores represent a wide range of cigars – large hand-rolled cigars, small machine-made cigars, little cigars that are as cigarettes in size. All the more, there are about as many cigars as there are lovers of them. Since federal controllers weigh standards for the whole industry, some cigar smokers should assure themselves the products they enjoy don’t go … Continue reading

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To Quit Smoking, Try Eating More Vegetables and Fruits

Nicotine and Tobacco Research is the first journal that published a study on the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and quitting smoking. UB’s School of Public Health and Health Professions’ authors questioned 1,000 smoking people at the age of 25 and older from the country by means of random-digit dialing telephone interviews. They talked with the smokers 14 months … Continue reading

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Cigarette companies raise wholesale list prices

Three U.S. tobacco manufacturers, including two Triad companies, raised list prices paid by wholesale and direct purchase customers. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Phillip Morris USA brought increases into action Monday following Lorillard Inc that raised prices on Friday. R.J. Reynolds raised the list price on 7 of its cigarette brands by 6 cents, while Lorillard and Phillip Morris USA … Continue reading

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Cigarette Prices Increasing 6 Cents per Pack

Tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. and Reynolds American Inc. are going to increase the prices of cigarettes by a six-cent per-pack. However, a cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. has not followed this move, the Wall Street Journal informed. Philip Morris USA, the property of Altria and maker of Marlboro and L&M cigarettes, will bring its cigarette price increase into … Continue reading

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Why people continue to smoke

Except for the fact that nicotine is very addictive, which makes it really difficult to stop smoking, many adults have their own motives for smoking continuation. A majority of people hold by an opinion that they need cigarettes to cope with stress or nerves. But, nicotine is a stimulator;  it forces person’s heart beat faster and increases your blood pressure, … Continue reading

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