Scotland Passed the Ban on Display of Tobacco Products
Published on June 10th, 2013 00:00
Scottish legislation prohibiting the display of cigarettes and other smoking products in bigger stores came into force on April, 30. This step will help stop young people from beginning to light up, as indicated by Public Health Minister Michael Matheson. The ban would also prohibit the sale of cigarettes and any other tobacco product ...
Romania to Face a Drop in Tax Profits
Published on May 20th, 2013 00:00
Romania is one of the European Union countries which could miss probably the most if the suggested updates of the present EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) will be adopted, based on a Roland Berger research commissioned by giant cigarette producer Philip Morris. About 19,000 jobs might be lost domestically and tax profits earned by ...
Marlboro Maker Faces Headwinds with 1Q Revenue
Published on May 3rd, 2013 00:00
Philip Morris International (PMI) is planning to announce its 1Q revenue in a few days. One of the major factors forcing Philip Morris’ success during the last five years has been its diversified portfolio that has permitted the company to dive into growth options in the growing markets, while it tries to maintain volumes in th ...
Kazakhstan Extends its Smoking Ban on Shisha Tobacco and Cigarettes
Published on April 18th, 2013 00:00
Kazakhstan has prolonged its smoking ban by banning the use of the shisha in closed public areas including cafes, nightclubs and bars.The ban became effective on March 14, raising a protest among business owners notice of prevalent job deficits. Based on the data presented by the Association of Shisha Pipe Industry Entrepreneurs of K ...
Reynolds American Awarded its CEO with Payment Package
Published on April 5th, 2013 00:00
Reynolds American, the nation’s second-largest cigarette company, granted its CEO Daniel M. Delen a payment package valued at $8.65 million in fiscal 2012, around 2 % much more than the preceding year, based on an Associated Press evaluation of a regulatory filing.The pay package arrived in a year when the producer of Camel, Pal ...
Craig David Criticized for Participating at Festivals Sponsored by Cigarette Companies
Published on March 22nd, 2013 00:00
Anti-smoking and child rights representatives in Indonesia have criticized international music artists for agreeing to participate at a jazz festival for which a cigarette manufacturer is the main sponsor.The Indonesian Commission on Tobacco Control advised famous British stars as for instance Joss Stone, Craig David and Lisa Stansf ...
Zimbabwe Tobacco Marketing Season Starts on February
Published on March 7th, 2013 00:00
The 2013 cigarette marketing season is planned to start on February 13 with public sales whilst agreement sales will commence a day later. Just three floors - Tobacco Sales Floor Limited, Boka Tobacco Auction Floor and Premier Tobacco Auction Floors - have been authorized to purchase tobacco from farmers.Tobacco Industry and Marketin ...
Cigarette Business Accounts for 6 % of the Country’s Economy
Published on February 13th, 2013 00:00
Just imagine sending your kid to a college or school named after a cigarette brand. Or even more, seeing the school walls depicting slogans as "tobacco industry helps improve your skills".Currently in China, regional cigarette brands are sponsoring and naming schools in their honor - rising worries in a country where 10% of ...
Shareholders Demand Movie Makers to Remove Smoking Scenes
Published on January 28th, 2013 00:00
An anti-smoking mission is currently brought against movie companies by shareholders who are submitting resolutions requesting that movies intended for youngsters remove smoking scenes or at least set R ratings. The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), the main leader of the move, cites a newly released U.S. Surgeon ...
Plain Packaging Menaces Dominican Tobacco Achievements
Published on January 16th, 2013 00:00
The Dominican Republic has recently called for the establishment of a panel under the debate settlement procedures of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to consider a challenge to Australia’s plain packaging actions for smoking products, according to a reliable source. The country’s authorities have required that this re ...