Posts Tagged ‘cigarette consumption’

Challenges, hope ahead for tobacco industry

CHATHAM — As domestic cigarette consumption and production declines, local farmers hope overseas demand will enable them to grow more tobacco, but they worry if they’ll get the price they need to cover their expenses. About 165 people attended the annual flue-cured tobacco production meeting at Chatham High School on Thursday night. ... read more >>

Certain Smokers More Apt to Quit Over Price Hikes

Boosting cigarette taxes can cause smoking rates to plummet among people struggling with alcohol, drug and/or mental disorders, new research suggests. The study authors found that raising the price of cigarettes by just 10 percent translates into more than an 18 percent drop in smoking among such individuals. ... read more >>