Molins
bmj banner

Tobacco Rag banner

white cloud cigarettes

pattyn banner

itm banner

Category: Breaking News

Altria to host Q1 results webcast

Altria to host Q1 results webcast

April 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

The Altria Group is due to host a live audio webcast at www.altria.com from 09.00 hours Eastern Time on April 24 to discuss its 2014 first-quarter business results, which will be published in a press release about 07.00 hours on the same day. During the webcast, which will be in listen-only mode, chairman and CEO, […]

Read More

If you go down in the woods today ...

If you go down in the woods today …

April 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

Volunteers from Imperial Tobacco’s factory at Radom, Poland, recently gave up a Saturday to plant trees and shrubs in a community forest as part of the factory’s ‘We Can Help’ program. A group of more than 40 employees and their families took part in the event in the MarculeForest near Radom. Saplings were donated by […]

Read More

South Korean court finds no causal link between smoking and lung cancer

South Korean court finds no causal link between smoking and lung cancer

April 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

In rejecting today the final legal appeals for a group of ailing smokers seeking compensation from the South Korean government and KT&G, the country’s top court said there was no causal connection between smoking and lung cancer, according to a Yonhap News Agency report. Upholding a lower court’s ruling and ending a 15-year legal battle, […]

Read More

E-cigarettes might not be benign

E-cigarettes might not be benign

April 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

E-cigarettes can change gene expression in a similar way to that of tobacco, according to a story by Daniel Cressey for Nature quoting one of the first studies to investigate the biological effects of the devices. Presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting in San Diego, California, USA ,the research looked at […]

Read More

Auction flue-cured prices down

Auction flue-cured prices down

April 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

Prices paid at Zimbabwe’s flue-cured tobacco auctions are 15.5 percent down on those recorded at the same point of last year’s auctions, according to a story in The Herald quoting Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board figures. The average price so far this season stands at $3.16 per kg, down from $3.74 per kg during the […]

Read More

Jail for smoking out of place in Nigeria

Jail for smoking out of place in Nigeria

April 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved a new National Tobacco Control Bill 2014 that, among other things, provides for six-month jail terms for smoking tobacco in nondesignated places, according to a story in the Nigerian Bulletin. Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu told journalists that the bill, which is still to be sent to the […]

Read More

RAI to host results webcast

RAI to host results webcast

April 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

Reynolds American Inc. is due to host a conference call and webcast starting at 9 a.m. Eastern Time on April 23, following the release of its first-quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens. The webcast will include presentations by president and CEO, Daniel M. Delen; CFO, Thomas R. Adams; and vice president of investor relations, […]

Read More

Nicotine poisoning a parenting issue

Nicotine poisoning a parenting issue

April 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

A U.S.-based e-cigarette supplier has responded firmly to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that described how poisonings involving the liquid nicotine used in these products had increased, according to a story by Amy Dominello Braun for the Triad Business Journal, North Carolina. Jason Healy, president of the e-cigarette manufacturer […]

Read More

WHO pressures China on warnings

WHO pressures China on warnings

April 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

The World Health Organization (WHO) is urging China to make its tobacco products warnings more graphic, according to a Xinhua News Agency story. The WHO believes that China’s text warnings, including “Smoking is hazardous to your health,” no longer deter people from smoking. A report by the WHO and the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation […]

Read More

Backing current rules on casino smoking

Backing current rules on casino smoking

April 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

The government of Macau believes there is currently no need to change its tobacco smoking restrictions in casinos into full bans, according to a story in the Macau Business Daily. Casinos and gaming venues are allowed to set up smoking areas that take up no more than 50 percent of their public space, but they […]

Read More