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History of Winston Cigarettes

In 1875 Reynolds tobacco empire began its triumphant march on the U.S..  Image makers and marketing specialists of RJR Tobacco Company had always been featured by an aggressive and cynical style of creativity. Battling with its main competitor company Philip Morris, they managed to create a good base for the promotion of a new brand of cigarettes. The company had … Continue reading Continue reading

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Reynolds adds aids to stop smoking

Reynolds American Inc., the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, expressed ots intention to participate in the nicotine-replacement therapy marketplace. The tobacco company launched the Zonnic gum of its Niconovum pharmaceutical subsidiary.  With this gum Reynolds is asking smokers to trust the company that it produces the right smoking cessation product for them. Until four years ago, anti-tobacco advocates … Continue reading

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Tobacco company ads ‘waste of money’

Ministers have criticized a campaign sponsored by British American Tobacco New Zealand against the plain packaging of cigarettes, saying that it is a waste of money and a diversion from the damage that smoking causes. On Tuesday the tobaсco company started a print and mass media campaign that costed hundreds of thousands of dollars in reply to the Government’s measure … Continue reading

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JTI curves the way for the Premium cigarette sector

Japan Tobacco International, the tobacco giant that is the owner of global flagship cigarette brands such as Camel, Winston, Mevius (former Mild Seven), Silk Cut, Glamour and Sobranie, declared about the launching of the world’s first curved package design for its premium cigarette brand, Camel. The original and unusual structural packaging remodelling will be implemented across all Camel Blue 20s … Continue reading

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Better ways of achieving plain packaging goals

The third largest tobacco company in the world, Japan Tobacco Group, has expressed frustration at the Australian High Court’s ruling that on August 15 supported the reasons of the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act. Japan Tobacco Inc posted a note on their website in which it was said that the ruling shows the limitedness of the legal reasons on which the … Continue reading

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Emerging markets boost British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco intends to gain good earnings growth this year contrary to the strong pound holding back its performance at the half-year after the tobacco company gained from price increases and strong developing markets. The world’s No.2 cigarette maker, which produces Kent, Dunhill, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall cigarettes, reported that earnings increased 7 % in the first half … 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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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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Japan Tobacco to buy Belgium's Gryson

On Thursday, Japan Tobacco Inc. announced about the agreement to buy Gryson NV, a Belgian tobacco company, for $595 million (475 million euros). The purchase was carried out in order to extend the tobacco company’s presence in Europe because of a declining market at Japan. Being the world’s third-largest tobacco company by sales after Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) and … Continue reading

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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Holds 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Philip Morris International Inc. held its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders today. Louis C. Camilleri, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, highlighted the company’s key achievements in 2011 and reaffirmed the company’s steadfast commitment to deliver superior returns to its shareholders.   “2011 was an outstanding year for PMI. Our cigarette volume grew by 1.7% to 915 billion units. Net revenues … Continue reading

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