Archive for August, 2013

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JT’s spread filter gives 3D sensation

JT’s spread filter gives 3D sensation

| August 29, 2013

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

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

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

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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PMI to host presentation webcast

PMI to host presentation webcast

| August 29, 2013

Philip Morris International is due to host a live audio webcast at www.pmi.com/webcasts of the company’s remarks and question-and-answer session by CFO, Jacek Olczak, during the Barclays Capital Back-To-School Consumer Conference on September 4, starting about 10.30 hours Eastern Time. The webcast, which will be in listen-only mode, will cover the entire PMI session. An […]

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Burning environmental issue

Burning environmental issue

| August 29, 2013

Holmen Skog, Iggesund Paperboard’s sister company and forest raw material supplier, is burning the forest on the island of Innerstön, one of the group of Baltic islands that lie offshore from the city of Hudiksvall north of Iggesund. In a press note issued today, Iggesund explained that modern forest management tried to develop felling methods […]

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