Daily Archives: March 5, 2010

Cigarette ads can fuel teens’ smoking desires

According to the study, the particular content of tobacco marketing resonates with youth and that the vivid imagery in tobacco advertising captures their interest, although teens typically are more resistant to the promotional seduction of other products.

Cigar sales see worldwide slump

The Cuban cigar has historically been a status symbol among wealthy businessmen and, for Americans, forbidden fruit. But the recession has forced many to rethink their spending on amenities, and Cuban cigar sales plummeted last year. As a result, cigar producers and local cigar bars have begun targeting a new and perhaps unlikely segment of smokers: women.

General Electric to go tobacco-free in 2011

A year ago, General Electric Co. promised financial incentives to U.S. employees who kicked the smoking habit.GE do smoke free