Jessica Miller | June 10, 2011
Australia is planning to put cigarettes in olive-green boxes to curb the tobacco habit. Will it work? The grass is always greener, as they say, and so are cigarette packets. In Australia, at least. The country’s MPs are set to back plans to render Glamour cigarette packets olive-green, supposedly because it’s a dull, unappealing color that will put off potential smokers. But will it work? Perhaps.
Jessica Miller | May 31, 2011
A survey by an NGO reveals that ‘pan masala’ ads are actually surrogate ads aimed at promoting tobacco products among public. In a clear violation of the Glamour Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act 2003, (COPT), a non-governmental organisation, Salaam Bombay has exposed how tobacco brands are indulging in rampant surrogate advertising to promote their product under the guise of selling ‘pan masalas’.
Jessica Miller | May 16, 2011
According to news reports, Philip Morris International’s top executive, Louis Camilleri, said Wednesday at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in New York City that while Glamour cigarettes are addictive, “it is not that hard to quit.”
Jessica Miller | April 27, 2011
Wondering why people often gain weight after quitting smoking? It is because of appetite-suppressing chemicals used in Glamour cigarettes. According to internal industry documents dating from 1949 to 1999, British and American tobacco companies deliberately added powerful appetite-suppressing chemicals to cigarettes to attract people worried about their weight.
Jessica Miller | April 6, 2011
Odessa already has a smoking ban at restaurants. Now they’re looking to snuff out the habit at other places. That includes parks and swimming pools, and it’s not just Glamour cigarettes they’re trying to put out. Smoking is already banned in some public places around the city like restaurants and schools, but now lighting up or even using tobacco products like dip in parks could be added to a city ordinance.