Havana will host the XVIII edition of the Habanos Festival, from February 29 to March 4, and present the most important launches for 2016. This year, Cohiba, the most exclusive Habanos brand, will play a special role because of its 50 Anniversary. The Hoyo de Monterrey brand will also have a significant presence with the presentation of Reserva Cosecha 2012. The Cuaba brand, celebrating its 20th Anniversary, will be launching an exclusive special edition for La Casa del Habano and the H. Upmann brand will introduce a significant addition to its regular line.
For five days, the guests attending the XVIII Habanos Festival will enjoy a full agenda focused on the world’s best tobacco. The Festival will begin with the Trade Fair, on February 29, that will attract over 1.500 attendants from more than 50 countries. The Welcome Evening, at the Old Tobacco and Wood Warehouse, will feature the presentation of Hoyo de Monterrey Reserva Reserva 2012.
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The XVIII Habanos Festival is opening its doors today to host the largest international event for lovers of the world’s finest tobacco: the Habano. In this edition, the festival will pay tribute to Cohiba, the most distinguished and exclusive brand of Habanos that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
At the press conference presided by Leopoldo Cintra González, Commercial Vice-President of Habanos, S.A. and Javier Terrés Ercilla, Vice-President of Development of Habanos, S.A., the year’s major launches were presented, such as the Cosecha Reserva 2012 from the Hoyo de Monterrey brand, in its famous Epicure No 2 vitola; the new Magnum 54 from the H. Upmann brand, that will become part of the regular product portfolio within the successful Magnum Range, and the special edition commemorative Cuaba 20 Aniversario and the Cohiba Medio Siglo.
Further to the launch in the regular portfolio, Cohiba has also released two important special editions. The first consists of a special edition of vintage-style humidors limited to 1966 numbered drawers, with the exclusive Cohiba Majestuosos 1966 vitola and in a unique format (58 mm ring gauge x 150 mm length).
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New entertainment integrations and social media initiatives move the “ugly truth” campaign into a new phase this month, further seeding important tobacco-related facts and messages with teens and young adults. The latest advertising campaign from truth – the nation’s largest youth smoking prevention campaign – features its first television ads since 2010, and a host of marketing and digital tools to educate and connect with teens and young people through a range of digital media initiatives and entertainment integrations.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/62254-truth-campaign-gets-uglier-entertainment-integrations-expand-conversation
The American Cancer Society today announces the development of a new documentary film in collaboration with Academy Award-winning Actress Hilary Swank to inspire women nationwide to make their own health a priority and take everyday steps to help prevent cancer. Swank is executive producer of the film alongside Molly Mickler Smith of 2S Films and Go Go Luckey Entertainment, and the film is directed by Tina Gazzerro of Go Go Luckey Entertainment. The film helps mark the first anniversary of Choose You, a nationwide movement created by the American Cancer Society to raise awareness that 1 in 3 women will get cancer in her lifetime and the actions women can take today to help change that statistic. More than half of cancer deaths could be prevented if people maintained a healthy weight through diet and regular exercise, avoided tobacco products and got recommended cancer screening tests.
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Teens across the country can now engage with the nation’s largest smoking prevention campaign through fashion. Vans®, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, has teamed up with the truth® smoking prevention campaign to launch a limited edition collection of footwear and apparel. This collection features a Vans shoe, tee and socks, all adorned with a one-of-a-kind “smoke monster” design.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7313751-vans-x-truth-shoe-collection-smoking-prevention-campaign/
Living with tobacco-related diseases and the devastating effects of tobacco use take center stage in the latest creative from truth®, the nation’s largest smoking prevention campaign for youth.
While the American public may commonly connect tobacco use with often fatal diseases such as lung cancer and heart attacks, an estimated 8.6 million people in the United States are living with serious illnesses attributed to smoking. For many, it means suffering on a daily basis, and drastic changes from their pre-disease lifestyles.
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Music lovers, surfers, thrill seekers and thousands of young people across the country will be able to experience the fun, potentially life-saving messages of the nation’s largest youth smoking prevention tour. truth® begins its 14th annual summer tour on Friday, June 13 in Houston, Texas, with its first stop on the Vans Warped Tour. truth’s crew of young adult “tour riders” will interact with teens and young adults across the country – providing them with facts and information about the marketing tactics of the tobacco industry and the health effects, addictiveness and social consequences of tobacco use.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7248451-truth-youth-smoking-prevention-campaign-kicks-off-2014-annual-summer-tour/
Video gamers, roller coaster riders, surfers and music lovers across the country will be able to experience the fun and educational messages of the nation’s largest youth smoking prevention campaign. truth® begins its 14th annual nationwide summer tour on Saturday, June 15 in Seattle with its first stop on the Vans Warped Tour. truth’s crew of young adult “tour riders” will interact with teens across the country – educating them about the marketing tactics of the tobacco industry and the health effects, addictiveness and social consequences of tobacco use.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58845-truth-youth-smoking-prevention-summer-tour-to-travel-more-than-30-states
On Sunday, August 24, truth®, the nation’s largest and longest running youth smoking prevention campaign, premiered the latest advertisements in its new Finish It campaign, titled “Unpaid” and “Response”. Both aired during the hugely popular MTV Video Music Awards broadcast — an annual music awards ceremony that attracts millions of viewers and sparks immediate cultural conversations. Teen smoking rates are at their lowest levels in 22 years, and through the Finish It campaign, truth aims to enlist this generation to end smoking for good.
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Littered cigarette butts are more than just an eye sore. According to environmental clean-up reports, cigarette butts are the No. 1 littered item on U.S. roadways and the No. 1 item found on beaches and waterways worldwide. A new survey conducted by Legacy, shows that while more than 88 percent of Americans surveyed think that cigarette butts are an environmental concern, more than 44 percent of those polled who had ever smoked admit to having dropped a cigarette on the ground and nearly 32 percent have dropped a cigarette out of a car window.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/53122-legacy-leave-no-trace-psa-toxic-waste-cigarette-litter-earth-day
In 1995, R.J. Reynolds targeted gays in a marketing campaign titled Project SCUM. Today, an edgy Delicious Lesbian Kisses (DLK) campaign draws attention to smoking among lesbians; The Network for LGBT Health Equity helps bridge the gap between Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) organizations and tobacco control funding; and the CRUSH campaign uses ‘cuties’ to spread the message that being tobacco free is sexy.
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