Reynolds Bans Smoking In Offices

In an ironic twist, America’s second biggest tobacco company has banned cigarette smoking in their offices. This is a new ban which, according to spokesman for Reynolds David Howard, has been initiated at the right time. He says this should be done to continue the company’s efforts to ensure there is no risk of second-hand cigarette smoke inhalation. Reynolds Reputation At the end of the 20th Century, Reynolds had already weathered litigation relating to...

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Celebrities And E Cigs

For several years, the profile of e cigs has been building, helped in no small part by celebrities who have taken to this pastime in preference to smoking. They vape more openly than they smoked and do so in front of the camera, sometimes as part of a movie or TV scene, and sometimes while conducting interviews or during candid shots. Rise of the E-Cig Where did celebrity interest in e cigs get its start? Many people argue that it began when Katherine Heigl became interested...

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Marketing E Cigs In Movies

Movies tell stories and present characters. They excite and move audiences. Movies make you laugh, cry, scream, and think. They also sell products. Just think of car chase movies selling the Mini, Audi, Volkswagen, or BMW. Remember how many times you saw someone holding a cup of Starbuck’s Coffee or a can of coke? Producers and directors must find ways to insert advertising into various shots a minimum number of times so as to secure funding for their efforts. What...

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RJR Vapor, Home Of Vuse

The Vuse E Cig was released in Colorado late in 2013, and its release was extended in the summer of 2014 to the rest of America. It is a product that has met with excellent reviews but strong opinions as well, and sales could be affected in the coming weeks and months by the stance of Reynolds American: the parent company of RJR Vapor. Reynolds American recently stated that the FDA should ban e cigs. Vuse, of course, would suffer along with all the other electronic...

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Reynolds American Wants FDA To Ban Vapor Products

In a strange twist for the vapor cig business, Reynolds American has urged the FDA to place a ban on e cigs. This news comes in the wake of national release for Reynolds American’s Vuse rechargeable electronic cigarette after limited release in Colorado. What is behind this seemingly contradictory statement? Reynolds American Makes Its Position Known A spokesman for this tobacco giant expressed concerns that e cig vapor is not well understood and that it could be...

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Reynolds American Acquisition Of Lorillard

In the summer of 2014, Reynolds American Tobacco had planned to merge with Lorillard, their main competitor in the tobacco and e cig industries. These plans were big news in the tobacco industry, stock market, and financial periodicals. Their deal was to top $100 million, with plans to sell off BluCig (acquired by Lorillard in 2012) in the near future and focus on Reynolds own brand of e cigs: Vuse. Plans Change This arrangement was subject to uncertainty from the start....

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The Growth Of Small Businesses In The E-Cig/Vaping Industry

The e cig industry has been good for a lot of people. It has made a big financial difference to ex-smokers and has given business people a way to make a living. Electronic cigarettes are the focus of an industry on the rise. Beleaguered Americans A few years ago, it was not uncommon to walk down even a busy commercial street and see 20% of shops boarded up or their windows cold, dark, and empty. Now, many of those empty windows are full of life, warmth, and activity again. E...

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A Look At Nicotine Delivery Systems Available

Smoking a cigarette, pipe, or a cigar and using snuff are the usual methods of delivering nicotine to one’s system. Nicotine is the addictive ingredient in all of these products, a substance found naturally in tobacco. To inhale nicotine, however, one does not need to inhale smoke. Smoke is the primary problem, the lethal component in cigarettes. Choose a Different Nicotine Delivery System One other method of nicotine delivery is to vaporize it, but using either...

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Claims That The UN Research On E-Cigs Is Inaccurate

There are concerns that electronic cigarettes could be dangerous to the health of vapers, second-hand vapers, and also to unborn babies. These concerns are being voiced by the United Nations, and there are many people who agree with their fears regarding the unknown risks of e-cigs. Not everyone feels the way they do. Those opposed to the UN’s press releases regarding electronic cigarettes, surprisingly, do not all come from the industry itself. Many opponents come...

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Some Of The Various Topics Warning Consumers About E-Cigs

Advocates of e-cigs make points about the benefits of vaping in place of smoking. They offer many, such as the social element which brings people from all areas of society together at vaping conventions where vaping is their ice breaker. They talk about the way their lives changed for the better; how much healthier they became when they were finally able to quit smoking after years and many efforts using traditional methods like going cold turkey and chewing gum. There is...

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