Financial Times: The U.S. tobacco group said its third quarter profits increased 28 percent to $1.1 billion as its flagship cigarette, Marlboro, gained market share and sales of smokeless tobacco rose.
Yesterday's CSNews Tobacco Retailing e-newsletter mistakenly picked up an old link to a story on USSTC introducing a new product. The story, from PRNewswire, was inadvertently picked up by our content aggregator and slipped by our editors. We apologize for the confusion.
AFP: Indonesia, with one of the highest smoking rates in the world, plans to raise its tobacco excise tax by five percent next year to help meet state revenue targets, a senior official said Wednesday.
Seacoast Online.com: Smokers may have to refrain from lighting up at the beach if residents decide to vote "yes" Nov. 2 on a Town Meeting warrant article the Select Board approved Tuesday, Oct. 12, in a 5-0 vote.