Posts tagged: Marlboro Man

Marlboro man Philip Morris sues Norway over cigarette ban

Tweet Following in the footsteps of several other Western countries like Ireland and Iceland, Norway on January 1 this year banned the display of cigarettes in stores in an attempt to cut impulse buys of tobacco products. In Norway, cigarettes have been banished to closed cases, while cigarette dispensers may no longer display brand labels. The company, which manufactures Marlboro, said in a statement on Tuesday: “Philip Morris Norway (PMN) ... Jump to full article >>

Here’s another nail in your coffin

Tweet Most Americans, and I am sure the chief executive officers of the major tobacco manufacturing plants, knew that smoking was not good for your health more than 50 years ago. I can remember hearing the comment, “Here’s another nail in your coffin,” as someone handed you a cigarettes cheap, many years ago. In 1947, 62 years ago, Merle Travis wrote a song that was adopted by Tex Williams. Here are some of the lyrics: “Sm ... Jump to full article >>