February 23rd, 2012 00:00

Some Facts about Hookah Tobacco

The tobacco mixture used in hookah tobacco differs from that used in regular cigarettes or other smoking products. Usually it is a moist blend also known as tobamel, of fresh tobacco leaves with molasses and any fruit pulp. Previously hookah connoisseurs added pomegranate juice into the water in order to add flavor to the smoke. Later hoo ...

February 2nd, 2012 00:00

Imperial Tobacco Offers Retailers a $5 a Carton Discount

What is quite positive news for London smokers may be a bad one for small-scale retailer as Canada’s largest tobacco company is currently dropping cigarette prices.Starting from November, Imperial Tobacco started a new pricing program that allows about 10000 retailers, approximately a third of all stores, a $5 a carton discount. T ...

January 18th, 2012 00:00

Altria’s Marlboro Cigarette Brand Losing Market Share

Altria Group, parent enterprise of Philip Morris USA and its popular Marlboro cigarette brand, has justified its reputation as a defensive investment- assuring investors with stable profits, and a dividend income of 5.5%. That is more evident in an environment in which money market rate of interest are lower than 0.5% and 10-year Treasur ...

January 4th, 2012 00:00

The Price for Virginia Tobacco Set at Rs117/kg

The minimum guaranteed price of Virginia tobacco has set at Rs 117/kg for the present season with advise of farmers, tobacco exporting and manufacturing companies and members of Pakistan Tobacco Board with 13 % growth in comparison to the previous year.The tobacco growers and cigarette companies have gained consensus in the price fixing ...

December 22nd, 2011 00:00

British American Tobacco Follows Philip Morris Example

Several days ago British American Tobacco (BAT) became the second largest tobacco company to start legal proceedings against Australian laws demanding tobacco products to be sold in olive packages from the next year, following the example of Philip Morris. The laws, adopted by the parliament, are being observed closely by governments thin ...

December 1st, 2011 00:00

Big Tobacco Struggling against Australian Cigarette Regulations

Cigarette companies are struggling against the attempts of the United States and Australia to make cigarette products less attractive. For instance a week ago, Washington federal judge impeded the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from demanding new labels on cigarette packages. Judge Richard Leon pronounced a judgment for five tobacco c ...

November 14th, 2011 00:00

Spain is a Bad Influence on Imperial Tobacco Profit

Imperial Tobacco declared that it didn’t want to face the repeat of the unpleasant situation that caused profit damaging price wars in Spain this year, as it presented its annual revenues in conformity with analyst’s expectations. Cigarette net earnings grew 2% but, if the influence of Spain and a change to UK trade buying pat ...

October 28th, 2011 00:00

Philip Morris International Overview

Philip Morris International is the leading tobacco corporation across the globe, selling 8 out of 15 most popular cigarette brands, headed by flagship Marlboro, the best-selling tobacco product in the world. In 2008, PMI spun off from Altria, becoming an independent company, with headquarters in New York and Lausanne.Today, Philip Morri ...

October 14th, 2011 00:00

Japan Government to Discuss Sale of Japan Tobacco

The country’s ruling party introduced a proposal to sell the government’s shares in Japan Tobacco, the third-largest tobacco company in the world, to generate funds for rebuilding areas destroyed by massive earthquake and tsunami.Japan Tobacco dropped 1.8 percent, the largest fall since Sept. 5, in Tokyo. The shares earlier ...

August 4th, 2011 00:00

Altria Looks to Sell more expensive Tobacco Products

Altria Group, Inc., which was previously know as Philip Morris Companies Inc., is the world leading tobacco company that produces one of the popular cigarette and smokeless tobacco brands as: Marlboro, Bond, Classic, L&M, Skoal and many others. It is the principal enterprise of Philip Morris USA, John Middleton, Inc., Philip Morris C ...

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