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How big is big tobacco’s marketing budget?

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“Tobacco companies continue to spend the most money so consumers can spend less (and smoke more). Price discounts have topped the list of expenditure categories every year since 2002, and 2014 was no different.

Highlights from the 2014 report reveal some familiar patterns and some shifts in where Big Tobacco is spending its marketing budget.”

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Hazardous chemicals discovered in flavored e-cigarette vapor

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“One puff of any of the flavored e-liquids that we tested exposes the smoker to unacceptably dangerous levels of these aldehydes, most of which originates from thermal decomposition of the flavoring compounds,” said Khylstov. “These results demonstrate the need for further, thorough investigations of the effects of flavoring additives on the formation of aldehydes and other toxic compounds in e-cigarette vapors.”

 

 

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