Archive for October, 2013

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The longer the smoke, the greater the risk

The longer the smoke, the greater the risk

| October 28, 2013

Smokers of long or ultra-long cigarettes are at greater risk of lung and oral cancer than are the smokers of regular and king-sized cigarettes, according to Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Center for Global Tobacco Control. “We found that smokers of long or ultra-long cigarettes have higher concentrations of tobacco specific […]

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Altria reports 3Q increases in cigarette, cigar and smokeless shipments

Altria reports 3Q increases in cigarette, cigar and smokeless shipments

| October 25, 2013

Philip Morris USA’s domestic cigarette shipment volume during the third quarter to the end of September, at 34.1 billion, was 1.2 percent higher than it was during the third quarter of 2012. Marlboro volume was increased by 1.5 percent to 29.4 billion, while the volume of the company’s other premium brands was down by 7.4 […]

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Molins’ order intake and sales increased

Molins’ order intake and sales increased

| October 25, 2013

Molins PLC said yesterday that its order intake and sales had been broadly as expected and, in the year to date, remained ahead of those of last year. Performance in the period also had been broadly in line with expectations, the company said in issuing an interim management statement for the period from July 1 […]

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Nicotine not alone in causing addiction

Nicotine not alone in causing addiction

| October 25, 2013

Researchers in New Zealand say that nicotine is not the only ingredient in tobacco products that makes quitting difficult, according to a story by Peter Sergo for the Medical Daily. At the Smokefree Oceania conference in Auckland, Penelope Truman, of the Institute of Environmental Science and Research, presented a study that was said to show […]

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Lorillard reports higher cigarette sales, strong electronic cigarette position

Lorillard reports higher cigarette sales, strong electronic cigarette position

| October 24, 2013

Lorillard’s domestic wholesale cigarette shipment volume during the third quarter of this year, at 10,271 million, was up by 3.8 percent on that of the third quarter of 2012. Full-price cigarette volume, at 8,779 million, was up by 5.1 percent, because of a Newport volume rise of 5.3 percent to 8,697 million. Also in the […]

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Plain pack arbitration set for February

Plain pack arbitration set for February

| October 24, 2013

Philip Morris International has said that the next arbitration hearing in a dispute between Philip Morris Asia (PMA) and Australia over standardized packaging is scheduled to take place on Feb. 20. The arbitration is proceeding in accordance with the provisions of the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) and the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission […]

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