Fresh Cigarettes And Tobacco News

President Obama’s Cigarette Tax End in Smoke

| May 24, 2013

Cigarette Tax in SmokePresidential finances are all about theater. However this year was more theatrical than virtually all: Its greatest single new proposition – the sin tax to deliver $78 billion to finance a preschool education program – faded virtually once Obama declared it several weeks ago.


Dunhill Maker Reveals a Growth in Revenue

| May 20, 2013 American Tobacco (BAT), the world’s second-giant cigarette manufacturer, revealed a growth in revenue in 2012 as the company increased prices despite tougher legal guidelines against cigarette use. The producer of Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall cigarettes announced a 14.5% surge in pre-tax revenue of £5.6bn in 2012, up from £4.9bn in 2011, the London-based company stated at the press conference.


Japan Tobacco International Worried About Lower Priced Local Cigarette Brands

| May 10, 2013

Japan Tobacco International Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is anticipating the tobacco industry to keep on being really complicated this year because of the ongoing sale of illicit cigarettes and the influence from particular local brands being sold lower than the Government required minimum cigarette price.


Reynolds Key Brands Led to 9.3% Boost in 1Q

| May 3, 2013

camel cigarettesMarket-share profits in all of Reynolds American key cigarette brands, alongside with decreased costs, led to a 9.3 % boost in 1Q net income to $398 million. The regular earnings estimate was 69 cents according to industry experts. Industry experts usually don’t include one-time revenue profits and charges in their estimates.