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Vietnam: Tobacco Firms Rue Weak Anti-smuggling Campaign

The domestic tobacco industry hopes that the Government can be more effective in fighting an impending surge in smuggling that causes losses amounting to trillions of dong to the State Budget. A report in the Cong Thuong (Industry and Trade) Newspaper last week quoted Pham Kien Nghiep, the General Secretary of the Viet Nam Tobacco…Continue Reading…

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Switzerland: Tobacco Adverts Target Young Swiss

During the course of an average weekend a young person in Romandie is exposed to pro-smoking publicity 68 times, according to a new study which reveals the marketing arsenal used by tobacco companies in the region. The survey, carried out by the Lausanne-based Information Centre for the Prevention of Smoking (CIPRET) and released on Thursday,…Continue Reading…

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US: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Names New President

Camel and Pall Mall cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is tapping the head of PepsiCo North America’s nutrition division as its new president and chief commercial officer. The nation’s second-biggest cigarette company said Friday that Debra Crew will replace Andrew Gilchrist on Oct. 1, when he will become executive vice president of parent company…Continue Reading…

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Imperial Tobacco Closes $13 Billion of Loans

British cigarette maker Imperial Tobacco has closed loans of about $13 billion to back its acquisition of selected brands and assets from Reynolds American Inc, the lead banks said on Monday. The jumbo financing covers the $7.1 billion acquisition and refinances Imperial’s existing core bank borrowings, which provide working capital and funds for general corporate…Continue Reading…

Malawi Tobacco Earns Higher Than Previous Year

The sale of Malawi tobacco has earned about US$357 million higher than what was realized last year and the market has since been closed. Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) Chief Executive Officer Bruce Munthali said that about 188 million kilograms have been sold compared to last year’s 168 million kilograms with US$355 million earnings. There is…Continue Reading…

Smoking in Russia

  It is reported that recently, Beijing “Tobacco Control Bill” program formally submitted to Municipal Standing Committee, and strive at the end of next year through a consideration. Earlier Expert Group “Tobacco Control Bill” will substantially increase penalties for illegal smoking, while smoking areas will be fully expanded. It reminds me of smoking history of Russia. In…Continue Reading…

Midnight cigarette lighter

Midnight cigarette lighter I recently accepted the position of a small company, the boss’s secretary. Although this company is small, the boss’s spectrum can be big. Each dinner party at a large hotel, or in front of everybody, should I hand cigarette lighter for him, take purses, cell phones. In order to make the boss…Continue Reading…

Grandpa success up smoking

Grandpa success up smoking Hard to quit smoking, quit smoking, it is to make a lot of things quitters headache, I will give you a first-hand experience of quitting smoking story. Grandpa is a “opium addict”, as long as he was at home, smoke.Three packs of just one day, two packages too few.Family members advised…Continue Reading…

Ask dad to quit smoking

Ask dad to quit smoking My father has a advantage, that is, don’t drink, but very love to smoke.No matter who said to him, he is don’t change to come over, take our words as ground.Whenever father smoking, we are far away, afraid of smell of strong tobacco smoke! Listen to mama said, dad would…Continue Reading…

Is smoking cessation method

Is smoking cessation method Quitting smoking is difficult, hard to move on. Twenty years, two boxes of cigarettes each day is not enough to my colleagues said, maybe one day I will not smoke.Colleagues say “of course, maybe one day you don’t smoke, you which day is dead don’t smoke”.Is up to May 4 this…Continue Reading…