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Archive for August, 2013

Forest spreading word about campaign opposing Tobacco Products Directive

Forest spreading word about campaign opposing Tobacco Products Directive

August 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Forest has launched a campaign to promote its No Thank EU initiative, with full-page notices being placed in this week’s issues of the New Statesman (circulation 25,000), The Spectator (63,000) and The Week (194,000). The group, which is supported by British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Ltd. and Gallaher Ltd. (a member of the Japan Tobacco […]

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First half sales up sharply at Molins

First half sales up sharply at Molins

August 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Molins’ Tobacco Machinery division sales during the six months to the end of June, at £18.0 million, were increased by 22 percent on those of the six months to the end of June 2012. At the same time, the division’s operating profit increased from £0.8 million to £1.3 million. In reporting its first-half results, Molins […]

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Hungary mulling more retail restrictions

Hungary mulling more retail restrictions

August 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Hungary’s government is planning to ban tobacco sales in large retail spaces, according to an All Hungary Media Group report quoting a Magyar Hirlap story citing an unnamed government source. Under the proposal, current legislation would be amended to prohibit tobacco shops from operating in retail spaces larger than 2,500 square meters. Retail tobacco sales […]

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Standardized statement ruled misleading

Standardized statement ruled misleading

August 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Gallaher Group subsidiary of Japan Tobacco International (JTI) made misleading claims about standardized tobacco packaging, according to a Cancer Research UK (CRUK) statement quoting a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). CRUK said the ruling represented the third time this year that the ASA had upheld a complaint against JTI over unsubstantiated and […]

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Post-quit weight gain is all in the gut

Post-quit weight gain is all in the gut

August 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

It is generally known that most smokers who quit their habit put on weight. What is less well known is that about 80 percent of quitters put on an average of 7 kg each. And what might come as a surprise to some people is that this weight increase occurs even if the quitters’ calorific […]

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TRP starts DIET plant

TRP starts DIET plant

August 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

Tobacco Rag Processors (TRP) has launched a state-of-the-art Dry Ice Expanded Tobacco (DIET) facility at its cut-filler processing plant in Wilson County, North Carolina, USA. The DIET operation expands the cells of cut filler by using a high-pressure carbon dioxide-impregnation system. The carbon dioxide is then captured and reused. The benefit of expanded tobacco is […]

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JT's spread filter gives 3D sensation

JT’s spread filter gives 3D sensation

August 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

Japan Tobacco Inc. is due shortly to launch three additions to its Mevius Premium Menthol range of products that will each include a ‘spread filter’. Described as JT’s unique new menthol dispersion filter, the spread filter is said to deliver a ‘3D menthol sensation’. The new filter has laser-created holes at its end that are […]

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Punjab renews oral tobacco bans

Punjab renews oral tobacco bans

August 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

Oral products containing tobacco and ingredients deemed to be ‘food’ are to remain on the banned list in the Indian state of Punjab, according to a story in the most recent issue of the BBM Bommidala newsletter. Punjab’s chief minister, Parkash Singh Badal, has approved a proposal by the State Health and Family Welfare Department […]

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Psychiatric unit's smoking ban unlawful

Psychiatric unit’s smoking ban unlawful

August 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

A patient at the StateHospital at Carstairs, Scotland, has won a court ruling that a ban on his smoking at the facility was unlawful and was a breach of his rights, according to a BBC Online story. The man, who has been detained at the high-security psychiatric hospital for 18 years, challenged the ban, which […]

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Smoking coach shown yellow card

Smoking coach shown yellow card

August 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) has warned the Super League club, Beşiktaş that it will fine coach Slaven Bilic if he again smokes inside a stadium during a soccer game, according to a Hurriyet story. The TFF told the club Bilic had been found smoking a cigarette inside a stadium despite a no-smoking ban. It […]

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