Tobacco

  1. Snoop Dogg Launches New Cigar Brand

    January 12, 2012 6:20 PM EST Snoop Dogg is launching his own tobacco cigar line, called Executive Branch. "Throughout my career I have been lucky enough to travel the world and try all different types of tobacco products. During my travels throughout South America and th ...

  2. Alicia Keys Snubs Out Cigarette Branding

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Philip Morris International has pulled down billboards and posters promoting an Alicia Keys concert Thursday in Indonesia's capital after the singer protested the cigarette company's sponsorship. The logo and slogans of A Mild cigarettes ...

  3. Winehouse Diagnosed With Emphysema

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse has developed the lung condition emphysema and has been warned by doctors that she will die if she continues smoking drugs, her father said in an interview on Sunday. Mitch Winehouse said the incurable illness, which leaves sufferers ...

  4. EMI Music Pub Brazil Shifts

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Effective immediately, EMI Music Publishing Brazil, which functioned as a stand-alone entity, will fall under the jurisdiction of the publisher's Latin American division. Nestor Casonu, regional managing director, Latin America, will continue ...

  5. India Smoking Ban Extends To Foreign Films

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following the Indian government's directive to ban smoking in films and television, Information and Broadcasting Minister Jaipal Reddy has confirmed that foreign films depicting people smoking also wi NEW DELHI, India (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  6. India Bans Smoking Scenes In Films

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT India has banned smoking scenes in movies and on television, saying they glamorize the use of cigarettes. The move has angered filmmakers in the prolific Bollywood movie industry. NEW DELHI (Reuters) -- India has banned smoking scenes in movies an ...

  7. HOB Plans Anti-Tobacco Events

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pacific N.W. division teams with department of health. The Washington state department of health is teaming with the Pacific Northwest division of House of Blues Concerts to ban tobacco sponsors from promoting their goods at musical events within ...