Monthly Archives: April 2013

When will the FDA stand on Big Tobacco?

Many supporters of the food mistakenly believe that we just need to follow in the footsteps of movement for tobacco control, and then we will win. It is true; of course impressive progress has been made in reducing smoking rates in the United States. And the global tobacco treaty of the World Health Organization has a huge potential to save lives around the world. However, the public health crisis caused by tobacco remains quite serious.

Tobacco Company Reynolds American

Reynolds American Inc. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income jumped 88 percent as higher prices and lower the cost of long-standing legal settlement offset declining cigarette sales.
The second-largest tobacco company is the nation earned $ 508 million, or 92 cents a share, for the quarter ended March 31, compared with $ 270 million, or 47 cents a share, a year ago.

Paraguayans elect tobacco magnate as president

Paraguayans elected tobacco magnates as the new leader Sunday, returning the Conservative Party of Colorado for the presidency that it held for 61 years before the former Roman Catholic bishop Fernando Lugo was appointed in 2008.

Obama’s Tobacco Tax Plan expected to follow California’s Example

President Obama is expected to include in his budget proposal for the financing plan for universal preschool program through taxes on tobacco products, which is similar to the California initiative, KPCC in “KPCC News” reports.
Obama is expected to present its draft budget on Wednesday (Fernandez, “KPCC News”, KPCC, 4/8).

Tobacco companies will have to get ready for the music

New Delhi, April 2: Although there was a government order that requires all tobacco products, packages for “pictorial health warning” Tobacco companies are violating this order.

Chinese Market excites tobacco exporters

Exporters greeted with great interest the new Chinese tobacco market as an opportunity that will stimulate economic growth and increase the income of farmers.