Tobacco advertising

Tobacco advertising is the advertising of tobacco products or use (typically cigarette smoking) by the tobacco industry through a variety of media includingsponsorship, particularly of sporting events. It is now one of the most highly regulated forms of marketing. Some or all forms of tobacco advertising are bannedin many countries. History Advertisement for “Egyptian Deities” cigarettes, showing woman holding package of cigarettes, at the start of the 20th century. The […]

Philip Morris Int’l 2Q net up on higher prices

Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc.‘s second-quarter net income grew more than 21 percent because it commanded higher prices for its brands. The seller of Marlboro and other brands overseas also increased its full-year earnings forecast on Thursday. Philip Morris International said it earned $2.41...

Red Man Moist Snuff Announces Newest “Always Fresh” Sweepstakes Winners

Three more chances to win! Steven Young of Tully, NY is the latest winner in the Red Man Moist Snuff “Always Fresh” sweepstakes. Young has won the May prize package that includes a Polaris Sportsman 550 Indy red ATV with helmet and accessories. Age verified...

THE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF SMOKING

THE impact of tobacco on health has been extensively documented. This report does not seek to repeat this information in detail but simply to summarize the evidence. The section is divided into two parts: first, a brief discussion of nicotine addiction; and second, a description...

Marlboro (cigarette)

Marlboro is the largest selling brand of cigarettes in the world. It is made by Philip Morris USA (a branch of Altria) within the US, and by Philip Morris International (now separate from Altria) outside the US. It is famous for its billboard advertisements and magazine ads of the Marlboro Man. The brand is named after Great...

Latest Cigarette Market Trends

Latest Cigarette Market Trends in Review

People use tobacco to chew, snuff or smoke. Of course smoking is the most widespread way. Cigars, cigarillos, smoking pipes and – yep – cigarettes. Over 80 percent of all tobacco grown in the world is used to produce cigarettes. Prior to 1990 the demand...

Smoker Awarded $1.07M In Lawsuit Against RJ Reynolds

RJ Reynolds has settled a personal injury lawsuit it was facing over allegations that it was responsible for Julia Reese’s chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and Stage II laryngeal cancer. Reese, a life-long smoker, was diagnosed with COPD and cancer at the age of 82. She required...

It’s still sexy to smoke in Russia

Story by Jessica Golloher, The World. Use audio player above to listen to full report. Elena Zlatoustovskaya sits in a popular Moscow restaurant. She looks cool, sleek and sexy holding an ultra-slim cigarette between her fingers. At least that’s what marketing wizards would have you...