The vaping industry welcomed a report from the UK’s House of Commons Science and Technology Committee last week that vaping products should not be treated in the same way as conventional cigarettes, and that e-cigarettes are not a significant “gateway” for young non-smokers.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2018
From iconic movie costumes to personal letters, the world is about to witness the biggest Marilyn Monroe auction ever. And it’s all on show in Ireland from today. Vickie Maye meets the man behind the auction.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2016
Thu, 12 May, 2016
MEPs have approved sweeping new regulations governing the multibillion-euro tobacco market, including limits on electronic cigarettes, bigger warnings on cigarette packs and a ban on menthol and other flavourings in a bid to further curb smoking.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
Australia’s government has revealed the world’s toughest anti-tobacco bill, preventing companies from displaying their distinctive colours, brand designs and logos on cigarette packs in a bid to make smoking less attractive to the young.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2011
Philip Morris USA has challenged a $10bn (€7.8bn/£5.4bn) consumer fraud ruling, telling the Illinois Supreme Court that its ”light” cigarettes performed as advertised and that the company is not to blame if people ended up taking deeper puffs or smoking more cigarettes.
Thu, 11 Nov, 2004
The European Commission (EC) has confirmed it is in talks with tobacco company Philip Morris International with the objective of securing a substantial payment to avoid lawsuits over allegations it colluded in the smuggling of cigarettes into the EU.
Mon, 05 Apr, 2004