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Tobacco group Altadis cuts staff, sales up in smoke

Written on June 5, 2013 at 1:37 pm, by

Franco-Spanish tobacco group Altadis announced Wednesday it will axe nearly 10 percent of its staff in Spain as cigarette sales slump in the face of no-smoking bans and a booming black market in the recession-hit country. Altadis, an offshoot of British-based Imperial Tobacco, will shed 114 of its 1,400 employees in Spain, mostly through early […]

Flavored Tobacco Ban In NY Convenience Stores? Cancer Society Says Products Aimed At Kids

Written on June 1, 2013 at 1:44 pm, by

They come in brightly colored, shiny packages in fun flavors like chocolate, blueberry, gummy bear, wine and pink berry. But the American Cancer Society says the little cigars and packages of loose tobacco are aimed at kids and are just as deadly as cigarettes. The American Cancer Society is pushing to make New York the […]

World No Tobacco Day

Written on May 24, 2013 at 1:42 pm, by

Every year on May 31, the world stops to reflect on the millions of lives lost to tobacco use around the world and the one billion set to lose their lives to tobacco use this century unless current trends are reversed. Uganda already has AIDS and malaria to worry about and yet a perfectly preventable […]

Prism Analytical Technologies, Developer of Home Air Check, Offers Air Test to Determine Presence of Tobacco Smoke in Indoor Environments

Written on February 24, 2012 at 10:41 am, by

Prism Analytical Technologies, Inc., a leading U.S. consultative air testing laboratory devoted to the chemical identification and analysis of air contaminants, announced today that it has developed an air test to predict the usage of tobacco smoke in indoor environments. Prism’s Tobacco Smoke Check test looks for specific chemical compounds known to be present in […]

South Beach Smoke Offers Free E-Cigarettes for All U.S. Soldiers and Veterans

Written on July 18, 2011 at 8:44 am, by

South Beach Smoke announced today that it will be providing free electronic cigarette starter kits to active and former United States Military personnel. The company launched its campaign titled “Smoke-Free Soldiers” to combat the unhealthy habit of traditional cigarette usage among military men and women. One-third of the current US Military smokes traditional cigarettes as […]

Smokers are Going Green by Switching to Green Smoke Electronic Cigarette

Written on June 22, 2011 at 2:33 am, by

Americans are becoming increasingly health conscious. They’re also more aware than ever of the vital need to do everything they can to be more green — that is, earth friendly. One group, especially, has a big stake in this shift of behavior: smokers. The American Cancer Society reports that 46 million American adults smoke […]

Satisfying Smoke — The New Wave and Fad of the Future

Written on June 3, 2011 at 5:37 am, by

The e-cigarette has been around for a few years. The first prototypes were a three-part design, consisting of a battery, atomizer and cartridge. The atomizer (heater) would clog thereby causing much frustration for the smoker. Satisfying Smoke is a new and improved two-part design that looks, feels, and taste just like a real cigarette. The […]

Smoking ban encouraged in Ireland.

Written on April 29, 2011 at 10:40 am, by

Ireland called for a smoking ban on March 29th, thus becoming the first country to introduce outright ban on smoking at all their public places. The public places included bars and pubs the obvious places where one smokes. Recently rock band U2’s lead singer Bono, one of Ireland’s biggest stars, has penitently apologized for […]

Entrepreneur Creates Web Based Anti-Smoking Animation to Influence Young People not to Smoke Cigarettes

Written on April 26, 2011 at 4:34 am, by

Craig Nabat, President of Freedom Laser Therapy, headquartered in Los Angeles, developed a 3-minute Internet based anti-smoking cartoon called “Freedom Saves the World from Nicotine Addiction.” Freedom Laser Therapy provides a quit smoking laser therapy procedure to help smokers break their nicotine addiction. Freedom’s anti-smoking animation is a satire depicting how the tobacco industry […]

Youth Use Actual Lips to Fight Tobacco-Use Worldwide

Written on April 13, 2011 at 8:18 am, by

Teen Choice Award winning anti-tobacco activist, Chad Bullock, is thrilled to announce the kickoff of LIPS Campaign. Young (and old) people all over the world can upload funny, sad, angry or even sexy photos of their tobacco-free lips. The online activism campaign is based off of the response of a tobacco company spokesperson when […]