Fresh Cigarettes And Tobacco News

Anti-Smoking Laws Increased Cigarette Makers’ Profit

| April 22, 2010

High Taxes on CigarettesReynolds American Inc. raised its income because of high tobacco prices which increased its smokeless tobacco business too. In comparison with a quarter a year earlier when the company posted big declines in the value of its tobacco products. The manufacturer of Pall Mall, Camel and American Spirit brand cigarettes declared that it earned $82 million, or 28 cents per share, in the period that ended with March 31.


Cigarette Vending Machines Should Be Illegal, New Plan

| April 16, 2010

The Cigarettes Vending MachinesA new plan to prohibit cigarette vending machines has been uncovered by the Welsh Government in a recent meeting.The proposals of using vending machines and the displaying of smoking products in shops will be blocked for to discourage minors from starting smoking. This fresh move was welcomed even by Dr. Richard Lewis, Welsh Secretary of the British Medical Association Wales.