Monthly Archives: July 2012

History of tobacco

For the first time tobacco was discovered thousands of years ago and is considered a native plant of the Americas. But, communities in the Andes controlled tobacco growing at a much later time. Supposedly it was between 5000 and 3000 BC. Gradually tobacco was not only in the Andes, but it was spread in on to the colonies, islands and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Quitting Smoking Does Mean Weight Gain for Many

According to doctors, an average amount of weight gain after smoking cessation is 2.9 kg. However, the recent study has found that quitters typically put on 4-5kg after a year of quitting smoking. The study states that the 2.9kg figure is a wrong estimate and physicians should provide realistic figures to patients. The study published on the British Medical Journal’s … Continue reading

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6 Interesting Cigar Facts

A cigar, unlike cigarettes, is designed to bring pleasure of its flavor, and not to saturate the smoker’s body with the nicotine. According to smokers, the main purpose of smoking a cigar is enjoyment of tobacco flavor.  Also, usually cigars define a social status of smoking person and as a rule cigar smoking is a sign of a high social … Continue reading

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JTI to share its views on plain packaging

One of the largest tobacco companies in the world, Japan Tobacco International that produces and distributes universally recognized brands such as Winston, Camel, Sobranie and Glamour has expressed its opinion about standardised cigarette packs in the UK. The company launched a campaign to show its views on the probable consequences of enforcement of standardised plain cigarette packaging in the UK. … Continue reading

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British American Tobacco launches Vogue Perle Capsule

British American Tobacco (UK) is introducing changes in Vogue cigarettes category launching Vogue Perle Capsule –the first demi-slim capsule cigarette in the world. Such cigarettes are considered to hit the UK market. BAT has launched Vogue Perle on May 2011 and just three months later, Vogue Perle showed the rates that exceed expectations and sales predictions. In August, Vogue Perle … Continue reading

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Japan Tobacco feels UK has decided on plain packets

The government of the UK has already made a decision to enact legislation on tobacco products to be sold in plain packets without brand name even though consultation on the issue it was not completed, according to the statement of the cigarette maker Japan Tobacco on July 6. The cigarette maker, which produces Benson & Hedges, Silk Cut, Winston and … Continue reading

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Tobacco firms must not target female smokers

The statement by the Irish Cancer Society that the tobacco companies are “actively targeting” women will not be a surprise. Anyone, smoking or non-smoking people, who has visited any time a pub or smoking zone must be aware of the fact that women make a great part among smoking population. The study that was shown at a conference held in … Continue reading

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Reasons for smoking explained

If you stop smoking you gain weight safe! It is really true version that if people get rid of smoking, then they gain weight, but this was because they begin to eat so that to restrain their desire to smoke. However, different people gain different weight. Those who stop smoking, gain weight up to 5 kg, but this gain in … Continue reading

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Cigarettes Made from Tobacco with Less Nicotine May Help Smokers Quit

Smokers can inhale less amount of nicotine if they smoke low-nicotine cigarettes and do not return to cigarettes they light up earlier, in accordance with last study. In a study, in which 135 smokers between the ages of 18 and 70 took part, cigarette users who began to smoke cigarettes with less nicotine did not equalize by smoking more cigarettes … Continue reading

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Tax hike on small cigars among host of new Maryland laws

Now everybody in Pigtown know the recent news that taxes on cigarillos will be increased more than four-fold, to 70 cents on the dollar. Health advocates intend to take candy-flavored small cigars out of young people. Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Maryland’s health secretary, listed the varieties he found especially designed for teenagers. Wild apple and pineapple is in that list. The … Continue reading

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