Dunhill cigarettes

Dunhill cigarettes

Dunhill cigarettes are a luxury brand of cigarettes made by the British American Tobacco company. They are usually priced above the average for cigarettes in the region where they are sold. They are exported mostly throughout Europe, the Middle East, South Asia, South Africa, South Korea, Argentina, Indonesia (manufactured by Bentoel Group), New Zealand and […]

Craven A cigarettes

Craven A cigarettes

Craven “A” is a brand of cigarette which were made in Canada, Jamaica, Vietnam, and North Korea. The cigarettes exhibit the English-style flavor of a Virginia-tobacco dominant blend, with that plant’s attendant nutty sweetness. The cigarette was named after the third Earl of Craven in 1860. Craven A’s were a favourite cigarette during World War […]

State Express 555 cigarettes

State Express 555 cigarettes

State Express 555 is a brand of cigarette manufactured by B. It was first launched in 1895 and is a very popular brand in Asia, especially China where it is BAT’s most popular brand. Sponsorship 555 is perhaps best known for its sponsorship of motorsports. 555 World Racing logos were seen on Subaru World Rally […]

Inspectors to clamp down on advertising of tobacco

Inspectors to clamp down on advertising of tobacco

VietNamNet Bridge – Inspectors in all departments of culture, sports and tourism in co-operation with police and other agencies have been asked to crack down on tobacco advertising and promotions. Photo: Internet At a press meeting held yesterday, May 16, Phan Thi Hai of the Viet Nam Steering Committee on Smoking and Health said she […]

Journalists learn to cover tobacco issue

Journalists learn to cover tobacco issue

Associate Professor Nguyen Duc Dung, lecturer at the Academy of Journalism and Communication, officials from the Ministry of Health, and WHO experts are among the trainers at the course organised by the Viet Nam Steering Committee on Smoking and Health and International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.

Foreign tobacco groups lust for Vietnam’s market

Foreign tobacco groups lust for Vietnam’s market

According to the Vietnam Tobacco Association, the lucrative industry can bring VND6tril ($375mil) every year to the state budget. That explains why foreign investors are attempting to penetrate the Vietnam’s market and expand their production, while local producers still want to maintain the policies beneficial for them. Vietnam will not allow to make investment in […]

Tobacco control

Tobacco control

Background In Viet Nam, tobacco-related illnesses are the leading cause of death. 40 000 people die each year from smoking. That’s more than a hundred people per day and three times higher than deaths from traffic injuries. This country has one of the highest male smoking rates in the world: more than half the adult men […]

China’s counterfeit – fake Marlboro

China’s counterfeit – fake Marlboro

In May, French customs intercepted more than 15 million made-in-China fake Marlboros outside Paris, some bearing Vietnamese as well as Arabic and French health warnings. The article was copied from www.reportingproject.net, you can see here: https://reportingproject.net/underground/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9:chinas-marlboro-country&catid=3:stories&Itemid=22 A Massive Underground Industry Makes China the World Leader in Counterfeit Cigarettes By Te-Ping Chen On first approach, Yunxiao […]

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Electronic cigarettes (part 2)

Electronic cigarettes (part 2)

Health concerns The health effects of using electronic cigarettes are currently unknown. Several studies regarding the long-term health effects of nicotine vapor, both inhaled directly and second hand, are currently in progress. Food and Drug Administration In May 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) Division of Pharmaceutical Analysis tested the contents of 19 varieties […]

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History of Tobacco

History of Tobacco

In The Beginning Tobacco is a plant that grows natively in North and South America. It is in the same family as the potato, pepper and the poisonous nightshade, a very deadly plant.  The seed of a tobacco plant is very small. A 1 ounce sample contains about 300,000 seeds! It is believed that Tobacco […]

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Smoking bans in countries (part 3)

Smoking bans in countries (part 3)

  Singapore Smoking was banned in hawker centres, coffee-shops, cafes and fast-food outlets beginning 1 July 2006. For establishments with an outdoor area, 10–20% of the area can be set aside for smoking, although they would have to be clearly marked to avoid confusion. Gradually, the ban has been extended to bus interchanges and shelters, public […]

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Dunhill cigarettes

Dunhill cigarettes

Dunhill cigarettes are a luxury brand of cigarettes made by the British American Tobacco company. They are usually priced above the average for cigarettes in the region where they are sold. They are exported mostly throughout Europe, the Middle East, South Asia, South Africa, South Korea, Argentina, Indonesia (manufactured by Bentoel Group), New Zealand and […]

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