British American Tobacco: Excellent increases in profit

British American Tobacco (BAT) has announced healthy profits for 2011, mainly thanks to growth in developing markets and with Romania coming out as a particularly strong performer for the global tobacco...
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Kate Beck-inhale: Contraband actress snorts nasal spray AND smokes cigarette

It’s probably not the smartest idea to smoke cigarettes while fighting nasal congestion – but Kate Beckinsale could not resist her American Spirits while out in Santa Monica with her family...
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Cigarette Structure

What’s in a cigarette?

Modern cigarette manufacturing is a sophisticated, complex industry in which manufacturers compete to satisfy the demands and preferences of consumers. As cigarette use spread, the cultivation of tobacco...
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British American Tobacco

Societe Generale Analysts Downgrade British American Tobacco Shares to “Hold” (BTI)

British American Tobacco (NYSE: BTI) was downgraded by analysts at Societe Generale from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Separately,...
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Highest smoking rate in the Americas goes to Chile

Chile has the highest incidence of adult tobacco smoking of any country in the Americas, according to an I Love Chile story quoting a study by the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO). Chile’s adult...
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PMI Cigarette Brands

PMI leads the way with volume increase

Philip Morris International’s shipment volumes during the 12 months to the end of December, at 915,266 million, were increased by 1.7 per cent on those of the 12 months to the end of December 2010. Excluding...
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Cigarette maker Lorillard 4Q profit grows 20 percent

Cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. said Thursday that its net income grew nearly 20 percent in the fourth quarter as it sold more cigarettes at higher prices. The nation’s third-biggest tobacco company...
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Imperial Tobacco fails to block ban on cigarette displays in Scotland

One of the world’s biggest tobacco firms has lost its second legal challenge against legislation in Scotland designed to prevent young people from starting to smoke. Imperial Tobacco has sought to overturn...
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Toss a cigarette butt in Portland, get a $100 fine

Flicking a cigarette butt into a Portland gutter can cost a person $100. The City Council on Monday night unanimously passed an amendment to the litter ordinance clarifying that dropping cigarette butts...
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Rising tobacco prices cause stir in West Bank

RAMALLAH, (Xinhua) — Mustafa Jum’a, who runs a coffee shop in Ramallah in the West Bank, began to worry about his business as the prices for hookah smoke rise due to an extra tariff imposed...
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