Monthly Archives: January 2010

Where There’s No Smoke, Altria Hopes There’s Fire

FOR years, Altria, home to Philip Morris and its popular Marlboro cigarette brand, was a corporate pariah

Profit from the Demise of Big Tobacco

Cigarette makers must be worried. A tiny U.S. company has a drug that could all but destroy nicotine addiction in smokingAmerica and beyond, and its shares give investors a chance to profit from this potentially world-changing drug.

Altria ’09 Cigarette, Smokeless Business Income Up

RICHMOND, Va. — Altria Group Inc., the parent company of tobacco companies Philip Morris USA (PM altria groupUSA), U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. (UST) and John Middleton, reported improved performance in the fourth quarter 2009 over the comparable quarter thanks to higher operating companies income from cigarettes, cigars and financial services, as well as operating income contribution from the UST acquisition, lower corporate asset impairment and exit costs, and higher earnings from Altria’s investment in beer maker SABMiller plc.

Smokeless tobacco products contain heavy metal

Smokeless tobacco products that are manufactured in India contain heavy metal, reveals a study report published in The Scientific World Journal.

Statewide smoking ban bill introduced

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sen. Dan Foster, D-Kanawha, introduced legislation Thursday to ban smoking in public places statewide (SB360) but conceded the bill is primarily intended to spur discussion.

Electronic Cigarette Wholesale – Decision Against FDA

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Avatar cigarette remark lights up smoking debate

Along with buckets of money — more than $1.6 billion so far, worldwide — and a couple of Golden Globes, James Cameron’savatar “Avatar” has collected a smattering of controversy. Some of the hue and cry has involved matters of political allegory and theological implication.

Tax and Spend: U.N.’s Rx for New World Medical Order

A member of a World Health Organization (WHO) panel of experts that is pondering new global taxes on e-mails, World Health Organizationalcohol, tobacco, airline travel and consumer bank transactions, has charged that she was given only selective information at group meetings, that deliberations were rushed and that group was “manipulated” by the international pharmaceuticals industry.

Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a wonderful and mysterious period in every woman’s life. The expectation of a miracle that will become the sense of pregnancy smokingyour life, who will be all for you and, finally, who will change completely your life is impossible to describe. Still, it is quite difficult state. During this period of time, woman has to think not only of herself but also of her baby. Women give up their vicious habits in favor of their future baby. Unfortunately, nowadays there are many women who do not seriously take their situation and continue to live their previous life.