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Area colleges, universities ban, discourage tobacco use

Smokers are finding some places for Area College and University Campuses and for those who face smoking bans. Secondary institution from India banned smoking ad in general all tobacco use before Indian’s State make the same decision on July 1. Hammond’s Purdue University and Indian University don’t have any smoking areas on campus. We opted to be tobacco-free campus. Our challenge is to make it more enforced, said the assistant for advancement from university. Students and PUC staff is let to smoke in their vehicles and on the sidewalk that surrounds the campus, open spaces and on campus houses that are among the places off limits for tobacco use. For discouraging tobacco use, smoking can be finding $50 per incident. Banish vs. tobacco sales and its use in universities operated, owned or lasted. “IU … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tobacco laws, Tobacco news

Is this “tobacco moment” for cannabis?

For cannabis is a “moment of tobacco.” In the long-suspected link between cannabis use and schizophrenia has been repeatedly confirmed by recent studies. Observers point out that cannabis is currently similar to a half-century ago, when scientific evidence of a link between smoking and cancer has become so strong that no reputable doctor or scientist can not deny it. Popular perceptions of the risks associated with 2.5 million people to take cannabis in the UK over the past year, lagging behind evidence of its toxicity, as shown in the mounting number of scientific studies. A recent survey of the evidence of experts, published by various scholars in different countries, says the study “consistently found that cannabis use is associated with schizophrenia outcomes in later life.” Sir Robin Murray, professor of psychiatric research … Read entire article »

Filed under: Nicotine dependence, Tobacco news

Tobacco processors, seed producer among enterprises interested

For a century, G.F. Vaughan Tobacco Inc. has been in the business of processing of tobacco – once a profitable operation, flourishing long past, like the rest of Kentucky Burley sector. Thus, the company is looking for something new. One possibility is industrial hemp, a cousin of the banned marijuana, which was once one of the main agricultural products of Kentucky. The long-dormant hemp crops with many applications could come back if some prominent Kentucky politicians get their way. Wanting to be prepared, if production is legal, Vaughan leaders are planning a trip to Canada an inside look at how tall, leafy plants processed north of the border, where cannabis has taken root as a cash crop. The question on their minds is whether the equipment Vaughn can be adapted for processing hemp. “Our … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tobacco news

Imperial Tobacco is a problem starting to display ban

Imperial Tobacco last week announced the launch of the call through the Supreme Court against the implementation of the ban the display of cigarettes in Scotland. The Scottish Government said the ban on the demonstration of cigarettes in shops will protect young people and smoking. The move is expected to increase the health of the Scottish people in future generations. Imperial Tobacco, which produces brands such as Lambert & Butler, Golden Virginia and Rizla, the problems started with the ban because of concerns about the cost to retailers and a potential increase in the illicit trade in tobacco products.Imperial Tobacco also makes Davidoff cigarettes, West cigarettes and Gauloises cigarettes. The representative of the Imperial Tobacco said: “Imperial Tobacco is challenging the competence of the Scottish Government in law to prohibit tobacco display and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tobacco companies

Global tobacco treaty meetings marred by industry interference

The global tobacco negotiations are concluded on November in 2012 after Big Tobacco’s attempts to intimidate and derail 180 countries for strengthening measures by the public healthy treaty. Govs made progress despite industry’s tactics. One the second day the countries kicked Big Tobacco, including Corporate Accountability International. Tobacco industry interference was prohibited in public health policy. Big Tobacco obstructed progress during the negotiations by maneuvering official seats and co-opting govs. “We applaud countries for standing up to Big Tobacco and showing them the door.” Tobacco Industry was noted on some delegations of this year, including Vietnam delegation, which includes two executive from Vietnam Tobacco Association. In other example, despite attempts of NTA, government agency from Philippines promote tobacco industry to remain on delegation, civil society persuaded gov of Philippines to exclude NTA members. Countries stood … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tobacco laws, Tobacco news

Small Business Q & A: Tobacco World: Cigar Superstore

Where there’s smoke, there’s bound to be fire. This Saturday, the fires will run on butane gas and is used to light cigars, customers and friends to celebrate the 14th anniversary of the World Tobacco: Cigar Superstore on Road sandy plains. “We are roast 30 turkeys and 150 pounds of smoking pork loin. Restaurant friends bring side dishes,” Grantham continues: “There will be a tent in the parking lot with live music Spider Kelly, guest speakers, and gifts. Party starts at noon.” About 25 tobacco blenders and cigar manufacturers are expected, including: Tatuaje Cigars owner, Pete Johnson, Room 101 cigars founder Matt Booth. Tobacco World, seven days a week hangout place for cigar smokers according to Grantham. The 3,000 square feet of space offers customers chairs, ashtrays, a large flat-screen TV and talks … Read entire article »

Filed under: New tobacco

Scheme soon to help tobacco growers during crises

Union Minister of State for Commerce said on Friday that the Center has finalized the price stabilization fund to help tobacco growers during crises including the providing of crop insurance for various reasons. She was addressing to tobacco farmers after the inauguration of the e-auctioning system. With this demand, the introduction of electronic auctions has come to fruition. The Government of India would contribute 50% of the funds to the PSF, 25% to State Government and 25% to the tobacco growers. The inauguration of the e-auctioning platform would make things easy for the growers not only in terms but in realization of remunerative prices. Penalty was introduced for producers to grow tobacco than was prescribed excessive amounts spent on tobacco board to assist manufacturers, such as loans for education and marriage of children … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tobacco laws, Tobacco-general info

Japan Tobacco Inc

Japan Tobacco Inc is the producer of Monte Carlo cigarettes(JT) (TSE: 2914) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Al Nakhla Tobacco Company SAE and Al Nakhla Tobacco Company – Free Zone SAE (Hereinafter “Nakhla”). The agreement was between signed1 JT Group and French SA, which manages Nakhla. JT expects complete2 acquisition in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013. Nakhla, with headquarters and two factories in Cairo and Shebin El Kom, Egypt, is one of the world’s leading water pipe tobacco (also known as molasses and barbecue) manufacturers with an important presence in the domestic market. It exports its products to over 85 countries, primarily in the Middle East and North Africa, where such products are deep-rooted heritage. With a … Read entire article »

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Great American Smokeout discourages tobacco use

Just asked that person who was the first one for to put down their cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, pipes for a day as a part of annual Grate American and after that never picked up the habit again. This year Grate American Smokeout will be hold nowadays and local organization are helping to encourage smoker’s area to quit this habit. Selby being general Hospital and two Wendy’s restaurants have joined Forces for to celebrate the event in Marietta and Belpre. Since the Grate American Smokeout is a nationally affirmed event, it’s good opportunity for to promote programming and attract on positive health choices like reducing and quitting smoking, said Stephanie Davis from the Washington County Tobacco Prevention Project program. Little steps are the best solution to make to make it a big change in your … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tobacco laws, Tobacco news

License to smoke: tobacco control by social authoritarians

In a movie where it is showed how to reduce the damaging health effect of tobacco products, the radical propose of a “smoker’s license” is to debate by two experts in this week. Simon Chapman from the Australian University  and Jeff Collin from University of Edinburgh, both are agreed that creative thinking tackle the global smoking epidemic being disagree on the need of license for smokers. Chapman introduces a smart card license for smokers, which would limit access for tobacco products and also will encourage smokers for quitting. He argues this with tobacco sales that trivial controls compared with other dangerous products that threaten the public and personal safety, an other approach is strictly necessary – a smoker’s license. He explains how such a license works “All smokers are asked to obtain a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tobacco laws

The adoption of the FCTC in Seoul, signed punish Big Tobacco

Despite the tactics of the tobacco industry, the countries adopted a landmark protocol to take out the trade of the tobacco “Corporate Accountability International it was said in the statement on Tuesday. Such illegal trade underlines the tobacco regulation, while generating huge profits for smugglers and manufactures of tobacco products. It also cost governments billions of dollars, while increasing enforcement of the law and health care cost. They noted that after pressure from civil society, the Philippine government has excluded tobacco Authority (NTA), which promotes the interests of the tobacco industry, from its official delegation to Seoul. “Today’s decision on illegal trade protocol and the effort to keep the industry in fear of intervention is a strong reminder of the power of this agreement and unanimous commitment to the independence negotiations and implementation,” … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tobacco companies, Tobacco laws, Tobacco news

For small cigarettes companies challenged

In June 1931, when the U.S.A economy into a depression and tobacco prices are low for the last 20 years, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co has decided to increase the price of Camel cigarettes. The response of competitors and consumers offers an example of how the Great depression upends industry after industry. Increasing the pack age price with 20 cigarettes to 15 cents launched a price war undermined Big Tobacco’s hold on the market. The company’s key competitors as American Tobacco, Leggett & Myers and Philip Morris – matched the price hike. Larus & Brother, had put on new cigarette brand named White Rolls, its cost being 10 cents per pack. Tobacco was so cheap two years in a depression, those small firms can undermine national brands advertised four major companies and still make … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tobacco companies, Tobacco news