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Ethiopian city implements tobacco smoking ban

Ethiopian city implements tobacco smoking ban

| January 13, 2015

link Mekelle, the capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, has become the first Ethiopian city to ban tobacco smoking in public places, according to a story in The Sudan Tribune. A bill banning smoking was passed unanimously last year by Ethiopian lawmakers and Mekelle has become the first city to implement the bill’s regulations. The new […]

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Italy preparing for further tobacco smoking bans

Italy preparing for further tobacco smoking bans

| January 13, 2015

page Italy is making moves to ban tobacco smoking in outdoor areas such as parks, beaches and stadiums, and to stop actors lighting up on film and television sets, according to a story in The Local. And according to a story in La Repubblica, smoking could be banned in cars, ‘especially’ – but presumably not exclusively […]

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Cut-rag and cigarette export awards for Bommidala

Cut-rag and cigarette export awards for Bommidala

| January 13, 2015

http://ducasco.gr/pay-someone-do-my-essay-uk/ Bommidala Enterprises picked up two export awards at the Tobacco Board of India’s Formation Day on Friday It was judged to be India’s biggest exporter of cut tobacco in 2014 and its third biggest exporter of cigarettes. This was the eighth consecutive year in which the company had won these awards. Bommidala Enterprises is part […]

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EU releasing information on US trade treaty talks

EU releasing information on US trade treaty talks

| January 12, 2015

blank The European Commission last week published a number of documents setting out proposals for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) it is negotiating with the US. Negotiators had come under pressure from the public over the previously secret nature of the negotiations that many believe would cede even more power to multinational corporations and […]

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Most Iranians disapprove of hookah smoking

Most Iranians disapprove of hookah smoking

| January 12, 2015

i want an expert to do my assignment A survey has indicated that 67 percent of Iranians would support a ban on hookah smoking in coffee houses, according to a Tehran Times story quoting a Hamshahrionline report. The study by the University of Tehran’s Center for Public Opinion Research was conducted in December among smokers and non-smokers more than 18 years of age […]

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Sales down in France but it could have been worse

Sales down in France but it could have been worse

| January 12, 2015

write essay my favorite song Volume sales of cigarettes in France dropped by 5.3 percent last year, according to a story in La Tribune citing initial figures from the tobacconists’ federation. Volume sales of cigars and cigarillos fell by 4.1 percent, while those of fine-cut tobacco went down 3.0 percent. Cigarette sales did not fall as sharply as they had […]

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Tobacco attracting new growers in Zimbabwe

Tobacco attracting new growers in Zimbabwe

| January 12, 2015

http://www.jsira.com/research-paper-formate.html Sixteen thousand four hundred farmers registered with Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) to grow tobacco for the first time during the 2014/ 15 season, according to a story in The Herald quoting TIMB figures. This influx of new growers meant that, by January 2, 87,852 farmers had registered to grow tobacco, up from […]

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Production to be restarted at Nepal’s Janakpur plant

Production to be restarted at Nepal’s Janakpur plant

| January 9, 2015

literature review on online ordering system Nepal’s Minister for Industry, Mahesh Basnet, has said that preparations have been made for resuming production at the Janakpur Cigarette Factory, according to a story in My Republica quoting a National News Agency report. Basnet said the factory would resume operations soon ‘with the consent of the people’, which was possibly in part at least […]

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Call for doubling of cigarette tax in Hong Kong

Call for doubling of cigarette tax in Hong Kong

| January 9, 2015

A Hong Kong-based anti-tobacco-smoking pressure group is calling on the government to double the tax it imposes on cigarettes in a bid to get more smokers to quit their habit, according to a story by Elizabeth Cheung for the South China Morning Post. Doubling cigarette taxes would reportedly cause the price of these products to […]

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Savvy smokers switch to e-cigarettes to skirt tax hike

Savvy smokers switch to e-cigarettes to skirt tax hike

| January 9, 2015

South Korea’s anti-forces are having to fight a rearguard action as their success in getting the government to impose an eye-watering tax increase at the beginning of this year is creating a surge in interest in electronic cigarettes. An idea of the state of panic that is being created by these devices can be judge […]

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Tales of the unexpected

Tales of the unexpected

| January 9, 2015

The headline over a blog by a prominent US health campaigner yesterday read: Alaska Health Department airs first pro-smoking television ad since 1970. But, if you’re in the cigarette business, you shouldn’t get too excited until you read on. Dr. Michael Siegel, a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at Boston University School […]

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US senator brands TPP a disastrous trade agreement

US senator brands TPP a disastrous trade agreement

| January 8, 2015

A US senator has made a scathing attack on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), listing 10 ways in which it would harm working families, according to a piece by Jason Easley in PoliticusUSA. Senator Bernie Sanders branded the TPP a disastrous trade agreement designed to protect the interests of the largest multi-national corporations at the […]

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Punjab clamping down on sales of loose cigarettes

Punjab clamping down on sales of loose cigarettes

| January 8, 2015

The government of the Indian state of Punjab said on Tuesday that it was taking measures to prevent the sale of loose cigarettes and other tobacco items because they did not carry the required pictorial health warning messages, according to a dnaindia.com story. A government spokesperson said all the deputy commissioners (district heads) had been […]

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BAT Korea announces tax-induced price rises

BAT Korea announces tax-induced price rises

| January 8, 2015

British American Tobacco Korea said yesterday that it would raise the price of a pack of Dunhill cigarettes from WON2,700 to WON4,500 from January 13, according to a story in The Korea Times quoting a BAT official. And it said it would raise the price of Dunhill again in February – to WON4,700. The price […]

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Lung cancer numbers up among Welsh women

Lung cancer numbers up among Welsh women

| January 8, 2015

The number of Welsh women diagnosed with lung cancer has increased by more than a third in the past decade, according to a story by Mark Smith for WalesOnline, quoting a new report. According to the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit, the number of lung cancer cases in women rose from 825 in 2003 […]

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New Winston-Salem role for Reynolds’ Whitaker Park

New Winston-Salem role for Reynolds’ Whitaker Park

| January 8, 2015

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company said yesterday that it had agreed to donate a significant portion of its Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA. WPDA is a non-profit corporation created by Winston-Salem Business, the Winston-Salem Alliance and Wake Forest University to undertake economic and redevelopment projects. As part of […]

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Call for privatization of cigarette-butt clean-up costs

Call for privatization of cigarette-butt clean-up costs

| January 7, 2015

UK MPs want tobacco companies, takeaway restaurants and chewing-gum manufacturers to spend hundreds of millions of pounds to clean up the mess created when their products and packaging are carelessly discarded, according to a story by Mark Leftly for The Independent. They are said to be furious that managing litter in England alone costs the […]

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Health fears stop smokers from using e-cigarettes

Health fears stop smokers from using e-cigarettes

| January 7, 2015

A just-released survey on tobacco habits and attitudes in the US has found that most college graduates have never tried a cigarette. This is one of the findings of a national poll of more than 1,000 US American adults conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs on behalf of Swedish Match, a Sweden-based tobacco company that is […]

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Belarus sets cigarette production quotas for 2015

Belarus sets cigarette production quotas for 2015

| January 7, 2015

The Belarusian government has set the quota for cigarettes produced for sale during 2015 on the domestic market at 30.0 billion pieces, the same quota as that of last year, according to a Belarusian Telegraph Agency report. The Belgospishcheprom Group has been given a quota of 23.0 billion cigarettes, of which 18.9 billion are filtered […]

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Turkish smokers hit with double price whammy

Turkish smokers hit with double price whammy

| January 7, 2015

Smokers in Turkey have been hit with a double whammy as some tobacco companies have taken the opportunity of a tax hike to increase their own prices, according to a story in the Daily Sabah. Tobacco companies increased the tobacco prices on Monday in response to the tax increase, which came into effect on January […]

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