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Published on February 12th, 2014 00:00

A subordinate company of cigarette giant Altria Group Inc. will buy e-cigarette corporation Green Smoke Inc.'s e-vapor business for around $110 million in cash and around $20 million in incentive paym ... read more »

Published on February 7th, 2014 00:00

Beginning the date of October, 1, it will be impossible to buy cigarettes in CVS. CVS drugstore will not be selling tobacco products anymore.CVS Caremark Corp.'s statement that it will end marketing ... read more »

Published on December 6th, 2013 00:00

Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco are acquiring 40 % stakes in their Russian supplier Megapolis for $1.5 bln, fortifying their hold being the second biggest cigarette market by volume afte ... read more »

Published on August 14th, 2013 00:00

Smoking on the Hawaii's beaches will be banned starting from January 1, 2014, while using cigarettes in parks, pools and bus stations will also be against the law.The ban will be forgone by a campai ... read more »

Published on August 1st, 2013 00:00

This week New York is remembering the tenth anniversary of its smoke-free law that is applicable to all office buildings, restaurants and bars."The introduction of New York State's Clean Indoor Air ... read more »

Published on July 8th, 2013 00:00

A sophisticated curved Camel White and Camel Black cigarettes will be available for sale in all convenience stores in Tokyo and Kanagawa starting with early August 2013.On July, 7, Japan Tobacco Inc ... read more »

Published on July 5th, 2013 00:00

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is delighted to present a new design for its luxury cigarette brand, Silk Cut.The new look of the Silk Cut package is developed according to the modern tendencies, s ... read more »

Published on June 27th, 2013 00:00

Japan Tobacco International is incorporating the changes into the line of its well-known Roll Your Own (RYO) brand Old Holborn with the release of innovative Holborn Smooth Taste.Gaining from the hi ... read more »

Published on April 25th, 2013 00:00

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court turned down a challenge by tobacco companies to a controversial federal legislation adopted in 2009, which required graphic health warnings on cigarettes. The court re ... read more »

Published on April 16th, 2013 00:00

The proposal to implement a nearly twofold increase in federal tobacco tax, introduced by President Barack Obama earlier in April, would bring tax to $1.95 per pack of cigarettes and reduce sales volu ... read more »