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Philip Morris – Petra

February 6th, 2014 Posted in Tobacco companies Tags:

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Philip Morris ČR a.s., an affiliate of Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI), is the leading producer and marketer of tobacco products in the Czech Republic and is listed on the Prague Stock Exchange. Our portfolio consists of popular international and local cigarette brands such as Marlboro, L&M, Red & White, Philip Morris, Petra and Sparta. Read more

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Tobacco giant plans to accompany plain cigarette package

Confidential documents leaked the observers show how the largest tobacco company in the world sought to kill the government’s plans to introduce standard packages of cigarettes, using sophisticated lobbying campaign that targeted key politicians and civil servants who were in her opinion to support their point of views. Read more

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Indian mobile industry is behaving like the American Tobacco Companies

Mobile phones operators in India are behaving as recklessly American cigarette manufacturers did in the past, noted the problems with health, and care not to step on before it’s too late, say experts in the study of electromagnetic radiation and health professionals.
“COAI, the umbrella organization representing cellular operators, repeatedly claiming that the radiation of cell tower will not cause any harm. Tobacco industry said the same thing about smoking till conclusive research proved otherwise. Now there are millions of people around the world who suffered from smoking. Fact, the mobile phone / tower radiation is worse than smoking, a person cannot see or smell and its effects on health have noticed that after a long period of exposure, “said Girish Kumar of IIT Mumbai. Read more

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James Reilly and Big Tobacco

In Australia, cigarette packs now carry the horrific images of the tumor on plain background, instead of the colorful logos. As Ireland prepares to follow suit, Suzanne Harrington wondered if it would be enough to stop the next generation getting hooked
Here are some things that a group of six and seven-year-old children said when shown the choice of product packaging, “striking”, “it makes you happy looking at it,” is a beautiful and girly, “red is my favorite color”, ” It’s funky … fantasy … like ice cubes and mint “,” it looks gorgeous, “she reminds me of a character in Tinti “, it makes you feel like you’re in Wonderland happiness. ” Read more

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Tobacco companies to go online for advertising space

May 30th, 2013 Posted in Tobacco companies Tags: ,

Legal loopholes to circumvent the existing law promoters advertising
According to a recent report published just in time for World No Tobacco Day on Friday, the tobacco companies have reduced theiradvertisements in traditional media, but are looking for a step up theirpresence online.
Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention thereport compiled after monitoring 32 TV channels, 91 newspapers andmagazines, as well as various online media, including commercialwebsites microblogs. Read more

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Tobacco companies will have to get ready for the music

April 2nd, 2013 Posted in Tobacco companies, Tobacco news Tags:

New Delhi, April 2: Although there was a government order that requires all tobacco products, packages for “pictorial health warning” Tobacco companies violate this order. This was a light snap poll conducted by Public Health Association of India (VHAI) in New Delhi. According to the survey, “no cigarettes, bidis, bags or any other tobacco products, chewing is the new picture warnings.” Read more

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Japan Tobacco Profit Rises on New Products, Quake Recovery

October 31st, 2012 Posted in Tobacco companies Tags:

Japan Tobacco Profit
Asia’s largest cigarette maker by market value, reported an 18 percent rise in first-half profit, aided by new domestic products and a recovery from last year’s earthquake.

Net income rose to 168.8 billion yen ($2.1 billion) for the six months ended September, from 143.6 billion yen a year earlier, according to a statement to the Tokyo Stock Exchange yesterday. The company maintained its profit forecast of 318 billion yen for the full year to March 2013. Ream more »

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Another firm exploring buying former Durham cigarette factory

October 18th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco companies Tags:

Chesterfield cigarette factory
Another developer is exploring buying the former Chesterfield cigarette factory at the corner of Duke and Main streets downtown. Durham officials say there’s pressure to begin the project before the end of the year before an existing approved project site plan expires.

BGL Real Estate Advisors has an exclusive 60-day due diligence period to investigate buying the seven-story former Liggett Group cigarette factory, said Robert Flanigan, vice president for the Cleveland-based investment firm Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.
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