Cigarette and Tobacco:
Questions - Answers
Excerpts from General Information Reference Manual
Consumer Information Center
Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation,
ADDICTIVE (Quitting Smoking)
???éČ??"How can I QUIT Smoking?"
It isn't proper for me to advise you on this issue. Whether to smoke or not to smoke is really a decision you have to make.
'"You've got me hooked! Are these cigarettes ADDICTIVE?" I'm not personally qualified on that issue. [Pause momentarily.]
Could I get back to you shortly in writing?
BROWN AND WILLIAMSON (Gen-Inquiry)
"Who owns Brown and Williamson?"
Our company is owned by B.A.T. Industries, which is headquartered in London, England. Brown and Williamson is based in Louisville, Kentucky, and all of our cigarettes distributed in the U.S. and exported around the world are manufactured in Macon, Georgia. We also manufacture SIR WALTER RALEIGH pipe tobacco and a variety of plug, chew, snuff and roll-your-own products in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
"Who owns The American Tobacco Company?"
B.A.T Industries, Brown & Williamson Tobacco's parent company, acquired The American Tobacco Company from its parent American Brands. Brown & Williamson is now responsible for managing and assuring that its manufacturing processes continue to produce the very high quality products that The American Tobacco Company's consumers have come to expect.
Any complaints regarding the CARLTON Vacation Offer.
Brown & Williamson has recently acquired The American Tobacco Company's cigarette brands and their promotions. We are aware of this situation and understand that clearer communication is needed. Although we do not have all the answers today, if you leave me your name and address we will get back in touch with you within the next few days.
If asked about any specific details:
We are in the process of examining this program, as well as all the other promotional offers. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused, and assure you that we will respond as quickly as possible.
CARBON MONOXIDE (Carbon Monoxide)
"What is carbon monoxide?''
Carbon monoxide is a tasteless, odorless gas produced naturally in burning, such as in cooking, heating, and, in relatively small amounts, cigarette smoking.
"How much carbon monoxide do your cigarettes produce?''
The most recent number published by the FTC for carbon monoxide delivery by (brand name) is (number).
* "Is carbon monoxide dangerous?"Why is it on my pack?"
The views of the Surgeon General are expressed in the required warning notices. I'm not qualified to comment on that.