Lorillard Company

Cigarette maker Lorillard 1Q profit falls

Cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. said Wednesday its net income fell 10 percent in the first quarter as higher prices couldn’t offset a decline in the number of cigarettes sold. The nation’s third-biggest...
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British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco Reports Strong Growth In Q1 Group Revenue

British American Tobacco Plc Thursday released the Interim Management Statement for the three months ended 31 March 2012, stating that the Group Revenue witnessed a 6 percent growth during the period in...
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Imperial Tobacco Brands

Imperial challenging bigger Canadian warnings

Imperial Tobacco Canada is challenging the constitutionality of the federal government’s decision to increase the size of graphic health warnings on cigarette packs to 75 per cent. In a press note announcing...
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Tobacco Tax Ad

Big Tobacco Spends Big on Ads against Tobacco Tax

If you haven’t yet seen a commercial featuring a doctor dressed in doctor’s garb urging you to vote ‘no’ on Prop 29, a $1.00 tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products, then you...
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BAT Cigarette Brands

Plain packaging of tobacco products a step too far

“British American Tobacco New Zealand (BATNZ) opposes the plain packaging of tobacco products and will take every action necessary to protect its intellectual property rights as would any other business...
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Camel Snus

Cigarette Advertising Is on the Increase Again

Cigarette advertising came back to the magazine business with a vengeance in Q1 2012, up 11 percent to 160 pages, according to MagazineRadar. The rest of the magazine ad business is in decline. Camel Snus Tobacco...
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Smoking Youth

Candy is not dandy when it comes to tobacco products

Ontario health agencies welcome the introduction of legislation to eliminate the sale of flavoured tobacco products designed to attract young smokers.  The Private Members’ Bill, introduced today...
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Smoking Youth

Cigarette and tobacco displays banned in supermarkets

Packets of cigarettes will disappear from the shelves of supermarkets in England on Friday and must stay hidden in closed cupboards, out of sight and – the government and campaigners hope – out of...
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Cigarette Smoke

Tobacco display changes welcomed

A CAMPAIGN group has welcomed moves to stop retailers selling tobacco from eye-catching displays. New laws on point of sale legislation come into force on Friday that will require all large shops to cover...
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Ciggies

China uses enlarged health warnings on cigarette packs

Cigarette packages will now be displaying larger health warnings, part of government efforts to discourage smoking. A casual visit by China Daily reporters to two tobacco stores in Beijing discovered both...
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