Category Archives: cigarettes information

Big Tobacco Deal With Restrictions on Cigarette Packages

The federal government projects to push tobacco companies to sell their cigarettes in packages that do not carry any characteristic brand designs focused at appealing smokers to purchase their product.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signaled in the mandate letter he not long ago provided to Health Minister Jane Philpott that he likes the project to be one of her “major priorities.”

The Top Tobacco Companies Increase Prices

cigarettes pricesThe top Cigarette Makers have recently declared cigarette list price boosts.
Altria declared to the trade on November 11 that it would increase list prices throughout its key brands cigarette portfolio by 7 cents per package or 70 cents per carton (about 2% to 3%) starting November 15.

Imperial Tobacco Group in Talks With U.K. for E-Cigarette License

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LONDON—A subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group IMT.LN -0.69% PLC is in advanced discussions with the U.K.’s health-care authority over a license for an electronic cigarette, marking the latest attempt by Big Tobacco to secure government backing for its products.

Chicago bans smoking, e-cigarettes at city parks

00According to the Chicago Sun Times, the Chicago Park District has approved a resolution banning the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and vaporizers at city parks, beaches, and other facilities. Among the 580 parks managed by the Chicago Park District are Grant Park, home of Lollapalooza; Union Park, where Pitchfork Music Festival and North Coast Music Festival both take place; and Humboldt Park, the site of this weekend’s Riot Fest.The ban is effective immediatly, according to DNA Info, meaning Riot Fest will technically be smoke-free. However, in an interview with the Sun Times, Park District Superintendent Mike Kelly said “People at Riot Fest this weekend, they don’t need to worry about … a man tapping on their shoulder and saying, ‘You’re under arrest.’ That’s not the point of this.”Rather, Kelly explained, “It’s about awareness. It’s about people taking the dangers of smoking seriously and making their own choices.” He added, “I don’t see in the foreseeable future, police with a ticketbook at Lollapalooza walking around, writing tickets. That’s not what this is about.”

IDEAS & TRENDS; Understanding the Dream

L&M IDEA
The cycle continues for L&M cigarette advertising. It is our carefree bunch of 20 somethings enjoying life and now the idea to the full, including smoking. I almost feel that I know these characters now.

ElSalvador Dali Cigarettes – Vision of Taste

ElSalvador Dali Cigarettes
“A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.”
“Since I don’t smoke, I decided to grow a mustache – it is better for the health.
However, I always carried a jewel-studded cigarette case in which, instead of tobacco, were carefully placed several mustaches, Adolphe Menjou style. I offered them politely to my friends: “Mustache? Mustache? Mustache?”
Nobody dared to touch them. This was my test regarding the sacred aspect of mustaches.”
― Salvador Dalí, Dalí’s Mustache

Herbal cigarettes

Herbal cigarettes
Herbal cigarettes are cigarettes that do not contain any tobacco and they are composed of a mixture of various other herbs and/or other plant material. Such cigarettes are not to be confused with the so-called non-additive or natural tobacco cigarette varieties. Like herbal smokeless tobacco, they are often used as a substitute for standard tobacco products, and many times are promoted as a tobacco cessation aid. Herbal cigarettes are also used in acting scenes by performers who are non-smokers, or—as is becoming increasingly common—where anti-smoking legislation prohibits the use of tobacco in public spaces

Australia in trouble with the manufacturers of cigarettes

Australian laws requiring cigarettes to be sold in drab olive-green packets with graphic health warnings make smokers think more about quitting, the study found cigarette manufacturers, but they say that they have seen little impact on sales.
Australia introduced strict laws in the world plain packaging at the end of last year and in other countries, including New Zealand and Ireland plan to follow.

Goombay branding secrets

The origin of the controversial cigarette Gombey remains unclear.