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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 Continue reading

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Tobacco companies and higher education

Even though smoking tobacco products is banned in public places such as restaurants, bars and public airwaves, it is still accepted by the majority of the country’s colleges. Tobacco companies obviously have focused on higher education connections as one method of getting two key markets: teenagers and blacks. Altria, which is the manufacturer of Marlboro cigarettes, the top-selling cigarette brand … Continue reading

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63% back plain cigarette packages

Nearly two-thirds of citizens in the UK support suggestions to remove cigarette packages of their trademarks, a review indicates. The set of questions, carried out with 2,000 adults on the part of Cancer Research UK, identified that 63% supported standardised packs rules. On December 1, Australia became the first country worldwide to place all tobacco products in plain packs. Now … Continue reading

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Japan Tobacco's Mevius Brand to Replace Mild Seven

At the beginning of August, one of the largest tobacco companies, Japan Tobacco Inc., reported delightedly that it intends to change the name of its popular Mild Seven cigarette brand to one that better suits its force of overturning of Marlboro brand as the world’s well-known cigarettes. From this time forward Mild Seven cigarette brand will be known as Mevius … 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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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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BAT launches budget Tobacco brand in Australia row

British American Tobacco Australia said on Thursday it was launching a budget cigarette brand, the latest salvo in a row with the government, which in turn accused the company of targeting teenagers. BAT, which is spearheading a legal challenge to Australia‘s plan to introduce mandatory plain packaging for cigarettes, said it was forced into the move to win back market … Continue reading

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Philip Morris Intl. Stock Can Puff To $98

One of the biggest concerns facing investors regarding the tobacco companies is falling cigarette consumption, and so they hence are skeptical to assign much if any growth to these companies. A closer look at Philip Morris International however points to a robust economic model and sound cash flow generating ability. The stock has climbed more than 12% in 2012 so … Continue reading

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Designer packs being used to lure new generation of smokers

Tobacco companies are designing cigarette packs to resemble bottles of perfume or with lids that flip open like a lighter to lure young people into smoking. Research published yesterday reveals the lengths to which the industry has gone to make its packs attractive to new generations of smokers as opportunities for promoting its products have been progressively reduced. Responding to … Continue reading

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