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[Australia] The Ekka goes smoke-free

Queensland Health has thrown its support behind the RNA's decision to remove designated smoking areas inside the Bowen Hills showgrounds... There will be plenty of fresh air for funlovers at this year's Ekka after organisers banned smoking.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:38

22nd Century Group Obtains Cigarette Distribution Licenses in New York State

a leader in tobacco harm reduction, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Goodrich Tobacco Company, LLC, has been granted both a New York State Cigarette Stamping Agent license and a New York State Wholesale Cigarette Dealer license. With the
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2015 06:52

[Pakistan] Tobacco harvest in full swing

harvesting of White Patta (WP) tobacco is in full swing across Swabi district, while tobacco companies and traders have begun preparations for the upcoming crop buying season with an aim to purchase 1.255 million kilogrammes crop this year.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jun 15, 2015 12:46

[China, USA] A Chinese Ebola Drug Raises Hopes, and Rancor

Tobacco plants were engineered to produce ZMapp, a mixture of three antibodies designed to attach to the covering of the virus...Then China jumped in. The scarcity of ZMapp was “a spark, like lightning to me,” said Boyan Zhang, chief scientific officer a
New York Times
added Jun 12, 2015 00:17

[Pennsylvania] Cigars become new lifestyle trend of Central PA

tobacco remains a high cash crop in the region.... From smoking lounges to themed dinners and even social clubs, the cigar is no longer a luxury enjoyed by old men in smoking jackets. It is a lifestyle choice for the everyman. For Falcon, owner of the La
added Jun 11, 2015 16:35

Kentucky tobacco farm suits allege low pay, poor housing

Lawsuits has been filed against five tobacco farms in Kentucky by migrant workers claiming they were paid insufficient wages and forced to live in deplorable conditions despite being hired through the federal H-2A program.
Farm World
added Jun 11, 2015 10:49

R.J. Reynolds spotlights illicit cigarette manufacturing in court hearing

A melodramatic and high-stakes case illuminating a complaint by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. about Native American tribes’ alleged “rogue cigarette” manufacturing challenged a federal judge...contends USDA underestimated gross domestic volume of cigaret
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2015 19:46

[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing States: where tobacco was king.

The environment has changed in the tobacco-growing states, following a fracture of the alliance between the tobacco companies and their former allies. To continue this progress, health advocates should educate the public and policymakers on the changing r
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:39

[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] GLANTZ: New paper, "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king," shows why progress is happening there

Amanda Fallin and I just published "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king" in Millbank Quarterly that explains why, after years of lagging the rest of the country, progress on tobacco control is now taking place there
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:37

[Africa] Zimbabwe sees subdued 2015 tobacco sales

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sector which had been on the resurgence, is currently facing a subdued 2015 auctioning season following reduced deliveries at the country’s three auction floors. The move would translate into reduced revenue flows for the country as th
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:57
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