Monthly Archives: April 2010

Electronic Cigarette – Pros and Cons

E cigarette is basically a battery powered device which Vaporize nicotine present in them without producing any toxic smoke.
It is a common thing that people are always suspicious about new products. Of course, there are pioneers who except innovations without any doubts, but they are in a minority. For the rest, who are still undecided whether electronic cigarettes can be a healthy alternative to traditional tobacco, offers to read this article.

Rush to buy cheap cigarettes

RETAILERS have reported a spending blitz on cigarettes after the Rudd Government’s price hike announcement yesterday.

The Tobacco Timeline

Tobacco in some form has been around for eons.tobacco time

FDA Tobacco Panelists Are Challenged

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected a request by cigarette giant Philip Morris USA to remove four members of a key tobacco-products advisory panel that the company said had extensive conflicts of interest.

New York Moves Towards Total E-Cigarette Ban

The New York State Assembly has voted overwhelmingly 125-0 to ban e-cigarettes [e-cigs]; a product which has already been banned in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Mexico, and New Zealand, restricted in Finland, Malaysia, and Singapore, pending restriction in the UK as a drug, and the subject of law suits by attorneys general in several states, says public interest law professor John Banzhaf, Executive Director of Action on Smoking and Health (ASH).

Doctors issue health warning over smoking in British film blockbusters

Some of Britain’s biggest recent films have come under fire from doctors who say they are more likely than Hollywood movies to include specific cigarette brands.Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones

Australia to Ban Logos on Cigarette Packets

Australia will become the first nation to ban branding on cigarette packages and will raise tobacco taxes by 25 percent, taking on British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International Inc. in a renewed effort to combat smoking.

Japan Tobacco January-March Group Net Profit Y31.5bn, Announce Price Hike

TOKYO -Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) reported Wednesday that it swung into a net profit for the January-March quarter, thanks to Japan Tobaccoincreased sales of tobacco products in overseas markets, offsetting a sales drop at home.

British American Tobacco 1Q Volumes Drop 4%

LONDON -British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.LN) Wednesday posted an accelerating decline in cigarette volumes forBAT the first quarter as lower consumer spending in the global economic downturn hit sales of its cigarette brands.