Archive for June, 2013

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Sales up for Domino

Sales up for Domino

| June 28, 2013

Domino Printing Sciences posted strong growth in the United States and Germany for the six months ending April 30, 2013, even as trading conditions across the rest of Europe remained difficult. Its Asian businesses performed well, while the company’s digital label press business grew rapidly. “Sales in the six months to 30 April 2013 were […]

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Drew Estate acquires Heavenly Cigar

Drew Estate acquires Heavenly Cigar

| June 28, 2013

Drew Estate has acquired the Heavenly Cigar Co. of in Naples, Florida, USA. “We are extremely excited about this acquisition and look forward to building the Heavenly cigar brand further across the U.S.,” said Michael Cellucci, president of Drew Estate. “We believe that with our expertise and innovation we have the ability to fully realize […]

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Horse trading over products directive could deliver dog’s breakfast

Horse trading over products directive could deliver dog’s breakfast

| June 28, 2013

In their deliberations over the EU’s proposed new Tobacco Products Directive, the various participants in this debate seem intent on falling into the trap of the committee that sets out to design a horse, which should be fine for those who like camels. According to a story by Dave Keating for the European Voice, EU […]

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Buildings have no-smoking foundations

Buildings have no-smoking foundations

| June 28, 2013

Eight buildings in Jakarta, Indonesia, have been congratulated by the Environment Ministry for their success in implementing no-smoking policies, according to a story by Lenny Tristia Tambun for The Jakarta Globe. Muhammad Tauchid, of the Jakarta Environmental Management Agency (BPLHD), said on Wednesday that while the agency had long listed the buildings that violated no-smoking […]

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New website to support UK smokers

New website to support UK smokers

| June 28, 2013

Imperial Tobacco has launched Smoke Spots in the UK, a new website aimed at supporting adult smokers and promoting smoker-friendly venues. “With this great new initiative, we are giving our consumers the chance to interact and form an online community where they can share great smoking experiences with each other,” said Amy Kiss, head of […]

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Malaysians reminded of smoking fatwa

Malaysians reminded of smoking fatwa

| June 28, 2013

Muslims in Malaysia are being reminded that, for them, smoking has been forbidden, according to a story in The Star. The story said that many Muslims in Malaysia were still taking lightly the smoking is haram (forbidden) fatwa (edict) that was issued by the Muzakarah Committee of the National Fatwa Council for Islamic Religious Affairs […]

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