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[Asia, India] Rajasthan’s ‘tobacco report card’ today

Report card on state's schemes and policies to discourage use of tobacco to be out on Monday. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2) will be released in the city on Monday. Over the past few years, health department had taken innovative steps including cele
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2017 12:43
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[UK] Huge 338,500 illegal cigarette and tobacco stash discovered in Lincoln

Hade Rashed, 26, of Shuttleworth House, Stamp End, admitted handling 338,500 counterfeit cigarettes and 5.5kg of illegal hand rolling tobacco, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:42

[Kentucky] In 1929, Boyle County was in the middle of a tobacco boom

Few people in Danville realize what a big impact the tobacco market means to the town and the money it brings into the community. Seven hundred people are employed in the tobacco business and the weekly payroll is in excess of $21,000. The Danville Red
Danville (KY) Advocate-Messenger
added Dec 11, 2017 12:39

[North Carolina] Tobacco earnings at $49M for 2017

“Overall, we had the year that we needed to have,” said Norman Harrell, director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension office in Wilson County. “We had a slightly above-average year in tobacco this year,” Harrell said. “My yield estimates for Wils
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 11, 2017 12:35

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Labor, farmers appeal to bicam on tobacco excise tax

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), PhilTobacco Growers Association (PTGA) and the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) expressed their opposition to raise anew the tobacco excise tax, citing the significant reduction in production and huge j
Philippine Star (ph)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:34

VIDEO: E-Cigarette Use Quadruples Future Probability Of Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes: Study

The study published on Dec. 10 in the American Journal of Medicine said this was the first nationally representative survey that monitored youngsters aged between 18 to 30 years — who had never smoked conventional cigarettes — for a year.
IBT - International Business Times
added Dec 11, 2017 12:27


Legislation would divert portion of annual tobacco tax collection to anti-smoking initiatives
NJ Spotlight
added Dec 11, 2017 12:18
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[Kentucky] New smoking study supports a stronger ban

Local doctors and others in favor of strengthening Paducah's existing smoking regulations have found support for their cause in a recent study of smoke-free laws and lung cancer rates in Kentucky. The study is timely since Paducah's city commission is se
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06

[Asia, Singapore] Fall in smuggling and sale of electronic smoking devices

The number of cases involving electronic smoking devices being sold or smuggled into Singapore has fallen sharply this year, according to statistics from the Health Sciences Authority (HSA). As of November, the HSA has dealt with about 1,400 cases this y
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Dec 11, 2017 17:37

[UK, California] Prince Harry Quits Smoking For Meghan Markle After They Move In Together!

the recently engaged royal has quit his smoking for future bride Meghan Markle. Now, that’s true love – influencing someone to give up their destructive ways, that is! Not to mention that Meghan will not have to worry about kissing an ashtray from now on.
Celebrity Insider
added Dec 11, 2017 13:12
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