Monthly Archives: November 2013

British American Tobacco Launches Dunhill Limited Edition

British American Tobacco, the largest tobacco company in the world, in order to give their new products a distinctive trademark turned to ideas used in wine industry. The company released limited edition of its Dunhill cigarettes belonging to premium brands. The new modern premium package for these cigarettes contains the information about lineage of the leaf used and the year … Continue reading Continue reading

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Tobacco Companies Enter Myanmar Market

It is estimated that 50% of population in Myanmar do consume different kinds of tobacco. Most people use chewing tobacco and cheroots. As to filtered cigarettes, mostly they are used in cities. The anti-tobacco legislation is weak in the country and therefore numbers of smoking people are high. After the military rule fell in Myanmar, large tobacco companies started to … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Signs Ban on Sales of Tobacco to Those Under 21

Mayor of the New York, Michael Bloomberg, recently signed into law a bill which increases to 21 the minimum age to buy tobacco products in the city. The administration believes that this will be an example to follow not only by U.S. states but by other countries. The law is considered to be one of the strictest in the USA … Continue reading

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Magnetic Fields May Help Smokers Quit

According to a recent study, using magnetic fields may help smokers quit. The researchers had used transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to free brain from nicotine addiction.  The results of the study were presented at the Neuroscience 2013 conference and the researchers said that magnetic stimulation of the brain may help people to quit completely. However, it is early to say … Continue reading

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November is Smoking Cessation Month

In the USA November was declared National Smoking Cessation Month and Quality Insights of Pennsylvania supports it. Health care providers say that quitting smoking, even for one day, is a very important step for smokers towards a healthier life and this helps to reduce risks for cancer. American Cancer Society says that tobacco consumption remains the largest preventable cause of … Continue reading

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