Daily Archives: May 5, 2011

Lorillard Not Straying Far From Cigarettes

NEW YORK—Lorillard Co. will work to keep its market leadership in menthol cigarettes while expanding into other cigarette segments but it won’t overwhelmingly change its strategy, the company said after conducting a months-long operational review.

BAT eyes Sudan as cigarette sales in Kenya stagnate

British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT) is set to venture into Southern Sudan to expand its export business as the local market Cigarettes price risecomes under increasing regulatory pressures.

Tacoma-Pierce County wants to ban electronic cigarettes in public places

The proposal also would ban the sale of the e-cigarettes to minors.

Nicotine and cocaine leave similar mark on brain after first contact

The effects of nicotine upon brain regions involved in addiction mirror those of cocaine, according to new neuroscience research.