Debate Over E-Cigarettes Lights Up

Debate Over E-Cigarettes Lights Up
The debate over the safety of e-cigarettes, and whether they will help smokers to quit, or simply make it easier for them to start or continue lighting up, heated up this week. On one side of the disagreement are those pushing for regulation. In 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) began a review of data ...

Kent Micronite

Kent Micronite
Kent is a brand of cigarettes. Kent’s Micronite filter was introduced shortly after the publication of a series of articles in Reader’s Digest in 1952 entitled “Cancer by the Carton”, that scared American consumers into seeking out a filter brand at a time when most brands were filterless. From March 1952 until at least May ...

Matterhorn cigarettes brand

Matterhorn cigarettes brand
Matterhorn cigarettes are produced in England & Jamaica, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, king size (85 mm) or – long (100 mm), soft or hard pack, 10, 12 or 20 cigarettes in a pack. The Transition of Matterhorn A very old menthol brand, probably the only brand that sell alongside the strong SALEM menthol – the Matterhorn. ...

Providence against Big Tobacco

Providence against Big Tobacco
In January 2012, I was pleased to sign two local ordinances designed to limit the ability of the tobacco industry to harm Providence’s youth. Together, these laws banned the sale of flavored tobacco products in the city of Providence, as well as sales related to the redemption of coupons and group discount packages that are ...

PH to top purpose of the tax, said Japan Tobacco

PH to top purpose of the tax, said Japan Tobacco
The government can meet its excise tax collection target, if not exceed it, as the fall in consumption is not as dramatic as predicted, Japan Tobacco Inc., general manager Manos Koukourakis said over the weekend. Koukourakis cited that the cigarette prevalence in the Philippines is 55%, which means one of two Filipinos smoke. “This ratio ...

The ban on tobacco advertising has spread

The ban on tobacco advertising has spread
But the industry has watched with growing concern as more than 35 countries have adopted a total or near total ban on cigarette advertising. His big profits depend on consumer recognition of its brands. However, in many countries, the once ubiquitous logos and images are removed, leaving a pack of cigarettes as a last resort ...

Law destroy Tobacco’s taste, Australians Say

Law destroy Tobacco’s taste, Australians Say
More than seven months have passed since Australia introduced one of the world’s toughest laws for tobacco warning labels, replacing the iconic package for graphics mouth ulcers, lung cancer and gangrenous limbs. And although experts say it is too early to know what impact the law has had on the use of tobacco, one thing ...