Daily Archives: July 5, 2011

Santa Monicans react to new graphic cigarette warning labels

MID-CITY — Purchase a pack of cigarettes and get a blackened lung, rotten teeth or an oxygen mask — these are just a few of nine health warninggraphic warning labels the FDA unveiled recently in what was the most significant change to cigarette labels in the last 25 years.

Roll-your-own cigarette shops popping up in region

Tom Maier smoked Winston cigarettes for 40 years.roll-you-own

Lorillard Raises prices on Newport brands

NEW YORK - Lorillard Inc. has instituted a cigarette price increase, according to a research note issued by Bonnie Herzog. “Lorillard led a cigarette price increase of five cents per pack on Newport Menthol, 11 cents per pack on Newport Non-Menthol and eight cents per pack on its other brands, but no increase on Maverick,” the New York City-based Wells Fargo Securities LLC managing director of beverage, tobacco and consumer research said.

British American Tobacco Remains Only Strategic Bidder for Bulgartabac

Only three companies have remained to bid for the privatization of Bulgaria’s state-owned cigarette-making giant Bulgartabac bulgar tobaccoHolding, and only one of them is a strategic investor – British American Tobacco.