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[Asia, India] Tobacco board eyes global markets to boost slow trade

In a big push, global companies will be allowed set offices in Guntur and for India to participate in tobacco auctions and leaf processes, a top official of the Tobacco board said. “Tobacco board will look to aid in export promotion with the support of
Financial Chronicle (in)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:54
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[Canada] Calgary latest city to join nathion-wide debate on banning e-cigarettes

Haunted by memories of a long struggle to snuff out tobacco use in Calgary's public places a decade ago, city councillors took no chances last Monday and similarly banned e-cigarettes, while admitting little was known of their health impacts. "People di
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:47
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[Asia, Philippines] Baclaran Church bans smoking within its premises starting July 31

Fr. Joseph O. Echano, rector of the “Novena Capital of the Philippines” said the decision to implement the “No Smoking” policy is in connection with the ongoing Year of Jubilee celebrated by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) worldwide,
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:47
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[Maryland] State Cracking Down On Retailers Selling Tobacco To Teens

you have heard commercials urging retailers not to sell tobacco to minors. This is part of a new campaign by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), that is designed to stop tobacco sales to minors. This is apparently a growing problem as we
WBAL-TV11 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:47
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[Maryland] State Cracking Down On Retailers Selling Tobacco To Teens

you have heard commercials urging retailers not to sell tobacco to minors. This is part of a new campaign by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), that is designed to stop tobacco sales to minors. This is apparently a growing problem as we
WBAL-TV11 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jul 5, 2015 20:43
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[Asia, Philippines] Baclaran Church bans smoking within its premises starting July 31

Fr. Joseph O. Echano, rector of the “Novena Capital of the Philippines” said the decision to implement the “No Smoking” policy is in connection with the ongoing Year of Jubilee celebrated by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) worldwide,
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 5, 2015 20:43
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Ottawa must act on e-cigarettes

Health Canada risks the credibility of its entire anti-tobacco strategy unless it does something about regulating e-cigarettes quickly....It’s clear from what data is available that e-cigarettes are making inroads into the youth market. Today’s young s
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 5, 2015 20:32
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EDITORIAL: The US Chamber of Commerce should quit lobbying for tobacco abroad

The Chamber of Commerce should quit its global advocacy for tobacco and stand up for what really helps business: healthy workers and healthy people.
The Washington Post
added Jul 5, 2015 20:27
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[Florida] For tobacco growers, farming is a family affair

Bass, 34, is a fourth-generation farmer and the fourth generation to grow tobacco. He is also among the last tobacco growers in Florida and one of the reasons Alachua County has emerged as the top tobacco-growing county in the state. In 1997, Florida had
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 5, 2015 20:26
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[Louisiana] Locals divided over state's new cigarette tax increase

Houma-Thibodaux residents have mixed opinions about a 50-cent-per-pack increase in the state's sales tax on cigarettes that took effect last week. Some say the tax makes smokers shoulder an unfair share of the state's financial problems. Others debate w
Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Jul 5, 2015 20:22
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