Should Tobacco Companies Pay For Smokers’ Deaths?

When tobacco companies face off in court against the families of people who died from smoking Avalon and other brands, the central issue always is corporate responsibility vs. personal responsibility. The tobacco companies argue that people can quit. And they claim the dangers have been well-known for decades. The families argue that cigarette companies had a history […]

What to Buy a Cigar Lover!

Cigars and cigar smokers have been around for many years. But how many people know enough about cigars to really get the best from their habit? The Cuban Cigar Since the 1800s, we have always heard of Cuban cigars with nothing but high praise. Anyone that...

Coffee and Cigarettes Addiction

Genetics may help determine how much caffeine one craves, new research indicates, with differences in two specific genes driving people to consume more — or less — of the world’s most popular stimulant. New research suggests that individuals who carry a so-called “high-consumption” variation of...

Altria IQ Net

Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.’s first-quarter net income increased 15 percent in on lower costs and higher prices, even though it sold fewer cigarettes. The owner of the nation’s biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, said Wednesday that it earned $937 million, or 45 cents per...

Google Is World’s Most Valuable Brand But Marlboro is Near the Top

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is the world’s most valuable brand with a $43.3 billion valuation. It is followed by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Vodafone (NYSE: VOD), Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), GE (NYSE: GE), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC),...

No cigarettes, no headaches

Q: I suffered from cluster headaches for 14 years. Some doctors said the pain was psychosomatic. Others told me I was allergic to chocolate. Once I actually put a pistol to my head to kill myself because the pain was so unbearable. But with a...

Vitamin C – A Powerful Antioxidant for Smokers

Who knew that one glass of orange juice a day could be very beneficial? With about 97 mg of vitamin C, a glass of orange juice helps make your skin glow and protects from early wrinkles. Fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C offer the...

Marlboro Man

The Marlboro Man is a figure used in tobacco advertising campaign for Marlboro cigarettes. In the United States, where the campaign originated, it was used from 1954 to 1999. The Marlboro Man was first conceived by Leo Burnett in 1954. The image involves a rugged cowboy or cowboys, in nature with only a cigarette. The advertisements were...