Category Archives: cigarettes businesses

Dunhill – Keeps the Essence

Dunhill Cigarettes
Dunhill Cigarettes, Keeps the Essence.
Dunhill cigarettes are a luxury brand of cigarettes made by the British American Tobacco company.

Virginia tobacco farmers turn to Christmas trees

Christmas is indeed a jolly time of year for some former Virginia tobacco farmers who have switched to a more health-friendly crop.

Tobacco Companies Think Their Trademarks Are More Important Than Your Health

Back in January of this year, Techdirt reported on tobacco companies suing a local Australian importer of their products for covering up part of their logos with a mandatory health warning. At the time, a spokeswoman for the company involved, British American Tobacco, said:

Auditor slams waste in $284-million federal tobacco program

The auditor-general says a $284-million program to get Ontario farmers out of the tobacco-growing business became a confusing fiasco.

Big Tobacco launches legal fight with govt

The Gillard government’s plea to Big Tobacco not to launch legal action against Labor’s plain-packaging laws has fallen on deaf ears, with Philip Morris announcing it has already served notice of a dispute.

Should cigarettes be linked to CPI?

Most economics textbooks say that governments cannot cut down the smoking rate through price adjustments because demand of the unhealthy products is not reflective of the cigarettes costing more.

Bulgaria Signs Contract to Sell Bulgartabak to Russia’s VTB

Bulgaria signed a contract with a unit of Russia’s second-largest bank OAO VTB to sell a majority stake in Bulgartabak Holding (57B), ending a fourth effort in 12 years to sell the biggest state-owned tobacco maker.

How the tobacco industry hides behind lobbyists

The tobacco industry is covertly using third-party companies to lobby against smoking restrictions and to gain access to health documents held by public organisations.

Philip Morris: tobacco firm using FOI laws to access secret academic data

Philip Morris International has tried to force the University of Stirling to hand over secret data into teenage smoking and cigarette marlboro cigarettespackaging gathered over more than a decade.