February 18th, 2015
More teenagers are trying or using e-cigarettes than tobacco products, according to a US study that has prompted fresh concerns among some scientists about a new generation of nicotine addicts. The report is the first to claim such high rates of e-cigarette use among 12- to 18-year-olds, though the study did not distinguish between those who had had one puff and never tried them again and more regular users.
December 1st, 2014
Still, it was a successful Thanksgiving, as measured in your editor’s favourite currency. He had planned to try to rescue an old tobacco barn from its quiet decay, using the strong backs of his own sons, and two of their friends.
October 13th, 2014
THEY’RE CALLED THE old reliables, and with good reason.
Excise duties on tobacco, petrol and alcohol have always been a mainstay of budget day. For three main reasons, their effect is obvious, they kick in straight away, and the increases are resistant to change in behaviour, meaning they’re a dependable indirect form of taxation.
September 12th, 2014
Kent is a brand of cigarettes, property of British American Tobacco group. The brand is named after Herbert Kent, a former executive at Lorillard Tobacco Company.
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August 22nd, 2014
A redesign of the Winston packaging poses a challenge to consumer brand loyalty.
The graphics on the package have been streamlined and stylized with blue colors and the cigarette has been enhanced with a gold stripe. It’s still too early to tell what, if any effect the re branding.
August 5th, 2014
Marlboro, the world’s number one cigarette brand, has launched the newest product in the Marlboro range – Marlboro Gold. Marlboro Gold is low nicotine, tasteless cigarettes.
June 9th, 2014
West is a German tobacco brand owned by the British company Imperial Tobacco.