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Smoking_girls 05.01.2015
Columbia increases cigarette buying age to 21

Columbia city council participants extremely accepted new limitations on tobacco and nicotine vapor products.Lawmakers voted 6-1 to prohibit the sale of tobacco products and nicotine delivery products, widely known as electronic cigarettes, to everyone under the age of 21. The council also approved ...

Youth-smoke-cigarettes 24.12.2014
Starting March 1, cigarette consumers must be 21 in Lawrence

Starting March 1, not one person under 21 will be permitted to buy cigarettes or other tobacco products in Lawrence.The Board of Health decided on Dec. 218 to undertake the additional legislation, which involves a condition that providers selling cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products must p ...

Tobacco_kills_quit_now 08.12.2014
Horrifying pictures to force smokers stop smoking

An anti-smoking promotion was introduced by the Health ministry in Nairobi on Dec. 8.Scientific tests have demonstrated the warning labels on cigarette packs have not discouraged smoking people.In the "Tobacco Kills, Quit Now!" promotion, people will see pictures of dying children.Sounds of chil ...

Woman_smokes_cig 03.12.2014
Americans use cigarettes less than ever

The proportion of people in America who use cigarettes has dropped to an all-time minimal, now comprising only 17.8% of the inhabitants, a research has discovered.US health representatives said the number of smoking Americans has gone down to the smallest point since 1965, when they started getting ...

Be_marlboro_campaign 25.11.2014
Marlboro events planned for December at risk of failure

The latest survey by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and several other public health communities uncovered how Philip Morris International is performing a worldwide advertising campaign, called Be Marlboro, that works by using themes and pictures that catch the attention of youngsters.Now Philip ...

Tobacco_plant 12.11.2014
Philip Morris moves to new U.S. tobacco buying method

Philip Morris International is implementing a new leaf buying method in the United States. The cigarette maker will change from directly getting tobacco through deals with U.S. farmers to buying through two vendors, Alliance One International Inc. (AOI) and Universal Corp. This new buying method wil ...

Cigarette_in_ashtray1 29.10.2014
Russian cigarette companies ask Putin to keep cigarettes cheap

Russia's biggest cigarette makers last week presented a letter to President Vladimir Putin asking him to go against a parliamentary project to establish a minimum price on tobacco products, business newspaper Vedomosti revealed on October, 24, citing a copy of the letter.Even though 60% of men and ...

Rai_reynolds_american 22.10.2014
Reynolds reports 2.2% increase in quarterly revenue

Reynolds American Inc. reported on October, 21 a 2.2% increase in third-quarter net revenue to $467 million, with increased pricing and market-share profits for Camel balancing the expense of starting nationwide distribution of e-cigarette Vuse.Total sales elevated 4.9% to $2.24 billion.Susan Came ...

Cigarette_prices_korea 01.10.2014
Korea to increase cigarette prices by 80%

Smokers in Korea will be required to spend almost twice as much for a cigarette pack, which at the moment costs 2,500 won usually, beginning the coming year.The authorities declared that it would force to increase cigarette prices by 80% by January within its actions to reduce the country's high sm ...

Plain_cig_packs 22.09.2014
Italy objects to Ireland plain cigarette packs proposal

Italy has objected to Ireland's plain cigarette packaging suggestions on the deadline September, 19 for European Union places to make their worries.It is the 9th European Union nation to raise objections, following Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Spain. ...