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Norway Reaffirms Ban on Display of Tobacco Products 18.09.2012
Norway Reaffirms Ban on Display of Tobacco Products

Norway’s High Court has left the ban on displays of tobacco products in points of sale, in a lawsuit which was closely followed by the governments across the globe are increasingly interested in restricting public displays of tobacco products in order to reduce smoking rates and benefit public ...

'Cool Kids' Still Smoking 11.09.2012
'Cool Kids' Still Smoking

Popularity among peers is more important than public health educations for teenagersEnvironment and pressure from peers are still the major factors that push high school students to try smoking, according to the new research which suggests that popular teenagers are more likely to smoke and they lu ...

Electronic cigs Harmful to Lungs, Study Says 03.09.2012
Electronic cigs Harmful to Lungs, Study Says

Electronic cigarettes are dangerous for the lungs, causing health complications, according to the latest study, which contests previous studies claiming e-cigs are harmless.Electronic cigarettes, devices that mimic cigarette smoking by generating vapor while using them, provoked an instant airway ...

New Zealand Prime Minister Concerned About Plain Packaging for Cigarettes 23.07.2012
New Zealand Prime Minister Concerned About Plain Packaging for Cigarettes

Standardized packaging for cigarettes is not a “slam dunk,” according to New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.This week, the country’s Ministry of Health announced a public consultation on the assessment of the influence of a bill to remove the branding and colors from the packs of ...

British American Tobacco reports Profit Growth in Uzbekistan 11.07.2012
British American Tobacco reports Profit Growth in Uzbekistan

British American Tobacco Uzbekistan has reported the net profit growth by 51.9 percent, to equal 158 76 billion Soum (Uzbekistan’s currency) in the Asian country, according to the profit report published by the tobacco manufacturer this week.The cigarette maker’s assets went up by 17.4 ...

Philip Morris Gets Neutral Rating From Zacks 02.07.2012
Philip Morris Gets Neutral Rating From Zacks

Philip Morris International’s stock obtained neutral rating as confirmed by Zacks in a statement announced last week. At present they confirm a $90.00 target cost on the stock.Zacks’ senior analyst noted that Philip Morris International earnings reported for the first quarter of the 20 ...

Landmark Menthol Capsules Growing in Popularity 12.06.2012
Landmark Menthol Capsules Growing in Popularity

In the last two years tobacco giants, like Philip Morris, British American Tobacco, RJ Reynolds and others, have been massively using the menthol capsule technology, which is growing in popularity among adult cigarette smokers.British American Tobacco launches uber-popular Kent Convertibles in Ukra ...

Anti-smoking regulations tightening across Europe 29.05.2012
Anti-smoking regulations tightening across Europe

Ukraine introduces stricter smoking ban in public places on the threshold of Euro-2012.Simply putting an ashtray on the table in a bar or restaurant will cost its owner $1,250 in fine, according to the new anti-smoking regulation approved by Ukrainian Parliament last week, just ten days before the ...

02.09.2008
Anti-Smoking Proposals Continue to Appear Every Day

Published on Tue, 02 September 2008 7:09 pmThe National Health Service (NHS) has to cope with 12,000 admissions a year as a result of smoking cigarettes. The Department of Health is consulting on plans to reduce the number of people who smoke and on ways to prevent others from taking up the habit. ...

26.12.2007
Ban in Iran

Published on Wed, 26 December 2007 6:12 pmWorldly-spread phenomenon reaches The Southern Asia. Saturday is the day when smoking ban was launched in Iran- 18th largest country in the world with population over seventy million.Smoking is prohibited in all public organizations, hotels, restaurants, t ...