Super Slim Mild Seven Cigarettes for Japanese Market

Japan Tobacco Inc. has announced that two super slim-sized products, ”Mild Seven Style Plus 6” and ”Mild Seven Style Plus One,” will go on sale across Japan in mid-January 2012. The...
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New York City ‘Roll-Your-Own’ Cigarette Shops Under Fire

In an effort to crack down on smoking rates and retain revenue from the city and state tobacco tax, New York City has filed a lawsuit against the city’s first “roll-your-own” cigarette business,...
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Controversial ‘Smoking Kids’ Glamour Shots: Artistic or Absurd?

To some, nothing is more unsettling than the use of children in adult-themed portraits. There was the recent snafus with actress Hailee Steinfeld for Miu Miu and Dakota Fanning for Marc Jacobs and the...
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Brazil bans smoking in enclosed spaces across nation

The Brazilian Congress has passed a bill banning smoking in enclosed public places nationwide. Smoking bans are already in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and other big cities. Man smoking a cigarette The new...
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Ex-smoker Obama: Quitting is hard, he should know

Ex-smoker President Barack Obama kicked the habit and now he wants to give cigarette makers a little shove too. In a video released on Thursday to congratulate Americans taking part in a national drive...
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Russian cigarette maker takes a final puff

The largest Russian owned cigarette manufacturer is up for sale, with foreign buyers eager to get their hands on the company. Donskoy Tabak is based in the south of the country and currently has about...
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Olympic chiefs ban smoking in ‘ticketed’ areas of 2012 Games

Olympic chiefs have banned smoking in ticketed areas, which is expected to include the102-hectare London Olympic Park during the 2012 Games. The ban also applies to fans watching rowing at Dorney Lake,...
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Campaign for Full Smoking Ban Kicks Off in Bulgaria

A string of organizations launched an awareness project aimed at limiting smoking in public places in Bulgaria Thrusday, on the World Smokefree Day. The project is the product of partnership among Bulgarian...
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President Obama: Congratulations to Everyone Taking Part in Today’s Great American Smokeout

On November 17, Americans from across the country are making plans to quit smoking as part of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. And that morning, we released a video from President...
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Roll-your-own tobacco case still unresolved

Five hours of testimony and argument in a Dane County courtroom Wednesday were not enough to resolve whether cigarettes produced in tobacco outlets with roll-your-own machines are subject to state excise...
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