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British American Tobacco Buys E-Cigarettes Maker 20.12.2012
British American Tobacco Buys E-Cigarettes Maker

BAT is set to acquire a firm specializing on development of less-risky tobacco products and alternatives to traditional smoking, Sky News reported.The second-largest tobacco company in the world is eager to buy a company which pioneered the electronic cigarette industry with several of the top-sell ...

New York Ranked 21st in Anti-Smoking Funding 13.12.2012
New York Ranked 21st in Anti-Smoking Funding

According to the annual report by public-health groups, New York and many other states direct just a small part of the Master Settlement Agreement funds on quit smoking programs and efforts to prevent smoking in teens.New York was ranked 21st in the list of the state funding anti-smoking programs ...

Appeals Court Rejects Review of Labels Verdict 06.12.2012
Appeals Court Rejects Review of Labels Verdict

The government wants the court to reconsider verdict on blocking graphic health images on cigarette packetsThe U.S. Court of Appeals rejected the federal government’s motion to rehear a ruling blocking a regulation requiring cigarette makers place graphic health labels on cigarettes packs to ...

Tobacco Giants Will Have To Admit Lie About Cigarettes in Ads 28.11.2012
Tobacco Giants Will Have To Admit Lie About Cigarettes in Ads

Major tobacco groups across the United States, including the number one cigarette maker Philip Morris USA , owned by Altria Group, were ordered by a court to publish special warnings coming along with their tobacco products, in adverts and on their official websites, declaring they deceived smokers ...

Japan Tobacco Reports Higher Profits 12.11.2012
Japan Tobacco Reports Higher Profits

The company delivered growth in products driven by product launches and market recovery from last year’s natural disasters.Japan Tobacco, the leading tobacco company by market value in Asia, recorded an 18 percent increase in profits for the first half of financial year, driven by new product ...

Reynolds American Sues Electronic Cig Retailer 06.11.2012
Reynolds American Sues Electronic Cig Retailer

A division of Reynolds American Inc, the second-largest tobacco company in the U.S. by sales, is set to sue an Alabama-based e-cigarette maker, claiming the company has infringed the trademark rights of RJ Reynolds’s Winston and Camel brands, as well as used the misleading and deceptive market ...

Cigarette Makers Boosting Promotions Battling for Market Share 29.10.2012
Cigarette Makers Boosting Promotions Battling for Market Share

Reynolds American and Lorillard identified tactics to get into price war in cigarette pricing to battle offers provided by Altria Group Inc., the nation’s leading tobacconist, which has been earning market share recently while overall sales volumes drop.Altria, which frequently makes the bes ...

British American Tobacco earnings On The Rise 25.10.2012
British American Tobacco earnings On The Rise

British American Tobacco has recorded 4% increase in earnings at constant exchange levels for the nine months to October 1, 2012 in spite of reduced group volumes.The growth in revenues was reasoned by driven by ongoing beneficial pricing tactics.According to the company, reported revenues lost 1 ...

Imperial Tobacco and BAT Shares Fall on Planned Russian Duty Hike 10.10.2012
Imperial Tobacco and BAT Shares Fall on Planned Russian Duty Hike

The world’s second and fourth largest tobacco companies by volume, British American Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco Group posted the highest decrease in nearly a month during the last trading session in London, following a report from Russia, stating that health authorities in the second-biggest ...

RJ Reynolds to Launch new Pall Mall Menthol Cigarettes 26.09.2012
RJ Reynolds to Launch new Pall Mall Menthol Cigarettes

RJ Reynolds is seeking to continue its quest to boost sales of its best-selling Pall Mall cigarette brand by introducing new menthol versions.The tobacco giant has launched Pall Mall Black and Pall Mall White in addition to Pall Mall Green, its flagship menthol cigarette.Richard Smith, spokesman ...