Seizing Control of Smokeless Tobacco

Seizing Control of Smokeless Tobacco
The smokeless tobacco category remains strong, and not just because legislators have chased consumers away from cigarettes. New products and flavors combined with competitive pricing, increased promotional activity and effective merchandising are attracting new and veteran tobacco customers alike.

Smokeless tobacco spells doom in Bengal

Smokeless tobacco spells doom in Bengal
Smoking is injurious to health, but chewing (tobacco) can be equally disastrous. Baruipur resident Dipankar Chatterjee learnt it the hard way a few months back. Chatterjee used to smoke packets of cigarettes till 2008 when he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Since the disease was detected at an early stage, a prolonged treatment cured him ...

Smokeless tobacco consumption highest in NE

Smokeless tobacco consumption highest in NE
The North-east has the highest incidence of consumption of smokeless tobacco (chadha) in the world, and this is not a coincidence that the region also has the highest number of throat and mouth cancer patients. Observing this at a seminar organised by the North East Cancer Hospital and Research Institute in association with the North ...

Smokeless tobacco part of Army Regulation smoking restrictions

Smokeless tobacco part of Army Regulation smoking restrictions
With Army regulations restricting the areas of use for smoking, smokeless tobacco has become a popular alternative. Many users believe smokeless tobacco is more convenient because it doesn’t emit smoke, leave a smell on their clothes or harm others around them. But what tobacco users may not realize is those Army restrictions apply to all ...

Charlotte is test market for smokeless tobacco lozenges

Charlotte is test market for smokeless tobacco lozenges
Bite-sized dissolvable “orbs” that look like breath mints and melt in your mouth are the tobacco industry’s latest attempt to fight falling U.S. cigarette sales. Charlotte is one of two test markets for Winston-Salem-based Reynolds American’s newest products: dissolvable, smokeless tobacco lozenges that come as orbs, sticks or strips. The products all contain less nicotine ...

Smokeless tobacco on the rise at Ridgewood High School

Smokeless tobacco on the rise at Ridgewood High School
Smokeless tobacco use is on the rise – according to national statistics, but also according to anecdotes from Ridgewood High School (RHS) Principal Jack Lorenz. At a presentation Tuesday night given by a prevention specialist with The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources, a program of Children’s Aid and Family Services, a handful of Ridgewood ...

Smokeless tobacco boosts Altria earnings

Smokeless tobacco boosts Altria earnings
The US tobacco group, said its third-quarter profits increased 28 per cent to $1.1bn as its flagship cigarette, cigarette-store.biz/online/marlboro, gained market share and sales of smokeless tobacco rose. Revenue climbed 1.6 per cent to $6.4bn, with cigarettes accounting for $5.7bn of sales, smokeless tobacco $389m, cigars $147m, wine $107m and financial services $30m, the company ...