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Treasury to cut holidaymakers

The number of cigarettes holidaymakers may bring back from Europe without attracting questions from Customs officials is to be cut duty-free-tobaccoby more than two-thirds as part of a Treasury attempt to claw back some of the £2.2bn in tax lost to tobacco smuggling every year.

Manufacturing continues growth in March 2011 for 20th straight month

Tempe, Arizona - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 20th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 22nd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

US Tobacco Growers Scramble to Find New Markets

In 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General publicly declared the health hazards of smoking.tobacco global

Difference between cigarettes

They’re talking about regime change in Cairo and, from what I hear, in Calcutta. But where I am, a somewhat monumental event has diferent cigarettes brandsalready happened: after 15 years, I’ve changed my cigarette brand. Cigarettes might not be the most healthy way of highlighting the value of choice. But the fact is that if you’re moved enough to change your brand of cigarette, you know that you’re part of an extremely moveable species.

Tobacco Firms Argue Against Possible Menthol Cigarette Ban

menthol cigarettesWASHINGTON - Major tobacco makers urged a federal advisory panel against menthol-cigarette-brands-made-in-europe, arguing such a ban would likely create an unregulated black market.

Big Tobacco’s nightmare

He is one of the most famous whistleblowers in the world, but his face is relatively unknown.

Scientists consider Cigarette Use will be eliminated completely by 2050

Prominent public health scientists admit that landmark Tobacco Control Act approved last year by the U.S. Congress has not only given the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate tobacco products, but is also a major step to eliminating cigarette smoking across the country within 30-40 years.

How the sin tax policy created a duopoly

MANILA, Philippines - The cigarette industry in the country has long been a showcase of how political economy works in the Philippines. While businessman Lucio Tan has been generally perceived to have perfected the art of influencing regulation and tax schemes to favor his Fortune Tobaco Corp., the expansion efforts of multinational player Philip Morris in the Philippines has changed the playing field.

Tobacco Makers Up As Goldman Sees Volume Declines Easing

NEW YORK -Shares of tobacco makers climbed Monday after Goldman Sachs analysts called for volume declines to slow dramatically in 2010 and economic stabilization to help cushion the companies from further margin losses.