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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Prices firmer as tobacco actions start

THE 2014 tobacco marketing season opened on Wednesday with the with the first bale selling at US$4,85 dollars per kilogramme, 35 cents more than the US$4,50 dollars offered last year. The price had started at $6,75 before going down to $4,85 dollars afte
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:29
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers fume but won't kick the habit

The 14 per cent increase in tobacco excise duty may have riled up smokers but those interviewed said it was unlikely to deter them from kicking the habit.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:28
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GODSHALL: Impact of FDA Deeming Regulation on Public Health -- FDLI (Food and Drug Law Institute) Annual Conference April 23, 2013

a deeming regulation for e-cigarettes would threaten the lives of cigarette smokers and e-cigarette consumers, and would only protect existing cigarette and drug industry markets. FDA’s actions on e-cigarettes since 2009 have been unethical public health
Google Docs
added Sep 27, 2013 03:32
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[Minnesota] Smokers bypass new tax increase by rolling own cigarettes

Tobacco sales have slumped since the nation’s sixth-highest cigarette tax raised the price of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota by $1.60 in July. But Twin Cities tobacco-shop owners say many customers are buying tobacco by the pouch — purchasing enough t
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Sep 15, 2013 10:22
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[UK] Back of pack health warnings make little impact on teen smokers

suggests research published online in Tobacco Control. Pictorial warnings work better than text alone, but if positioned on the back of the pack are less visible and less effective, say the researchers. In 2008 the UK became the third European Union cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:40
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The cigar ambassador: how Snoop Dogg uses Instagram to promote tobacco use

more than 1.6 million followers on Instagram, a photo-sharing app recently acquired by Facebook … Snoop Dogg is using social media—Instagram, in particular—to promote cigars. During the three-day Coachella music festival in 2012, where approximately 85 0
Tobacco Control
added Jun 9, 2013 16:21
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[West Virginia] A look back at WV tobacco litigation

More than a decade in the making and it's not over yet for West Virginia's tobacco litigation cases. A Kanawha County jury recently returned a verdict finding in favor of the defendant tobacco companies in all but one of six claims.
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added May 23, 2013 13:28
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[Iraq, USA] 'Cigar Marine' offers advice to recruits

His line of premium cigars helps raise money for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund
USA Today
added Mar 19, 2013 02:10
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Contraband Cigarettes Incinerated In Mozambique

The Mozambique Tax Authority (AT) on Tuesday incinerated in Maputo contraband cigarettes valued at 1.7 million meticais (about US$56,500), Mozambican news agency AIM reported.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Mar 8, 2013 06:35
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[Europe, Poland] Tobacco: New EU cigarette laws could burn Polish industry

The Polish Chamber of Commerce (PIH) has warned that the directive could eliminate one-third of Poland's tobacco market. As much as 40 percent of all menthol cigarettes in the EU are made in Poland.
Warsaw Business Journal (pl)
added Jan 3, 2013 05:00
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