Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tobacco brands are feeling the pain of plain package

In a part that first appeared on the conversation Sunanda Creagh, and Alex Attwood said plain packaging of tobacco products is associated with lower smoking appeal, enormous support of the policy and greater urgency to quit among adult smokers.
Since last year, cigarettes in Australia are sold in packages without the stigma that have large graphic health warnings with new information messages and confronting images.

Australia in trouble with the manufacturers of cigarettes

Australian laws requiring cigarettes to be sold in drab olive-green packets with graphic health warnings make smokers think more about quitting, the study found cigarette manufacturers, but they say that they have seen little impact on sales.
Australia introduced strict laws in the world plain packaging at the end of last year and in other countries, including New Zealand and Ireland plan to follow.

David Cameron urged to examine the claim

Labour has urged David Cameron to investigate claims that the contract, which his campaign strategist, Lynton Crosby, signed to provide a cigarette company Philip Morris International with lobbying services, could cost as much as £ 6 million.

Plibersek angry over the UK

Federal Health Minister Tanya Plibersek has criticized the UK government for abandoning plans to follow the example of Australia and introduce plain packaging for cigarettes.

Across the country, the tobacco crops wilt from rain

Jason Elliot had one of his best stands to grow burley tobacco until the rains started. Five days and seven inches of rain later, about a quarter of his crop was destroyed, cutting thousands of dollars from his salary when he drags his leaf on the market for several months.
All tobacco fields were wet country, and without a good stretch of dry weather in the coming weeks, Elliott predicament can play many times. In Kentucky alone, the second leading producer countries, the death toll could hit as much as $ 100 million if the crop does not rebound. More than half of the crop top producer of North Carolina is in danger.
It threatens to be the final blow to the agriculture sector, which experienced a sluggish prices, higher production costs and uncertain markets due to smoking bans.

The rainfall is not good for tobacco

Some manufacturers can expect a “fair crop at best”
Tobacco throughout the state are going to end, wet start as rains continued last week and usually dry weather crop is trying to cope with excessive rainfall.

Goombay branding secrets

The origin of the controversial cigarette Gombey remains unclear.

Wolfy Millington accuses Dan of bullying as number of cigarettes row continues

The residents have had outgoing rows above the current cigarettes recently
Big Brother neighbor Wolfy Millington blasted fellow neighbor Daniel Neal for “bullying” of her on the show, as the current row of cigarettes continues to spiral out of control.

Prime Minister’s overseas trip linked to tobacco group

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd accepted international flights and hotel accommodation from a German foundation that controls one of the key elements of the international tobacco industry, despite his earlier statements that “cigarettes kill people.”
Statements, Mr. Rudd interests filed in the federal parliament show that in October last year, he was given a return international tickets and accommodation for two days in Berlin Koerber Foundation, a German non-profit organization, is the sole owner of the world’s leading supplier of machines for the production of filter cigarettes.