Newport, introduced in 1957, is a brand of menthol cigarettes produced by the Lorillard Tobacco Company in Greensboro, North Carolina. The cigarettes are produced in regular, medium, and light varieties, and packaged in three sizes: Kings, 100s, and 120s.
Newport cigarettes are known to smokers for their intensity (high nicotine and tar content). They have the highest nicotine and tar content of all cigarette brands, and are among the top 5 in highest price . The common Newport box contains white top, with "Newport" written on it, and from then on, horizontal green stripes.
Newport is also the number-one menthol cigarette in the United States (as of 2001), and the most popular cigarette brand amongst Blacks.