Tobacco Industry Using Movies As ‘Last Frontier’

Tobacco Cigarette

Big Tobacco has turned to using films and the entertainment sector as a “last frontier” to push their products. To those of us who are in the tobacco cessation arena this comes as no surprise. The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments to rate movies and TV shows that have … Continue reading

MHRA Approves First E-Cig For Clinical Use

Girl Using E-Cig

I’m not quite sure what to make of this so I wanted to pass it along to possibly get some discussion going either here on the site in the comments or on social media. Even the strongest vape supporters would (hopefully) agree that the long-term effects of vaping won’t be known … Continue reading

Profit Margins On Tobacco Products

Smokeless & Cigarette Profit Margins

If you’ve ever tried to do research on Big Tobacco you’ll learn rather quickly that finding reliable and recent information is pretty difficult. This particular chart is pretty old (2013) but I ran across it today and wanted to share it. This chart from Morgan Stanley shows which packaged consumer goods enjoy … Continue reading

New York City Wins Big Over Big Tobacco

NYC Legal Win Over Big Tobacco

This is an old article but I wanted to make sure I got it posted as it talks about how Big Tobacco isn’t always winning the day. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Griesa concluded that New York City did not overstep its powers by putting restrictions on price cuts in place. … Continue reading

California Declares Vaping A Public Health Risk

E-Cig Stigma

Everywhere you turn these days you’re seeing a story about e-cigarettes and vaping. Are they safe? Are they “safer” than traditional cigarettes?  One thing’s for certain… Big Tobacco certainly sees them as the “next big thing”. And you know as well as a I do that means one thing… they’re … Continue reading