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[North Carolina] Final tobacco quota payment will not be reduced

growers can anticipate getting their full, final annual payment from the quota buyout approved by Congress almost a decade ago despite impending automatic spending cuts. U.S. Agriculture Department leaders told members of Congress this week they'll be ab
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2014 07:00

[Georgia] Following the money in the fight against tobacco

Georgia will receive $347 million in tobacco settlement funds and the state’s tobacco taxes, according to a recent report released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. But the state will spend less than 1 percent of that amount on programs to prevent s
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jan 6, 2014 13:39

No more 'smoking like a Turk' with decline in Turkey's tobacco use

The smoking habits of Turks are changing with the number of smokers decreasing by more than one million in the past four years thanks to the measures taken by the Turkish government against the use and sale of tobacco, a recent report reveals
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:58

[Kentucky] Sarah Milov | E-cigarettes and the tobacco farmer

Yesterday’s tobacco farmer might be tomorrow’s “e-cig entrepreneur.” But swift regulation by the Food and Drug Administration now can help ensure that pockets of the American economy do not, once again, become dependent on nicotine.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 3, 2014 18:58

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Hypocrisy over smokes

But now at least eight communities have raised the age to 21 and four others have set it at 19. Keep in mind, this is a perfectly legal product and unlike alcohol no one can get arrested for driving while smoking. Add to that the fact that most 18- to 20
Boston (MA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2013 18:13

[Ireland, USA, Virginia] US politician seeks cigarette packet change

The governor of Virginia has written to Taoiseach Enda Kenny urging him to reject proposals to introduce plain cigarette packaging. In a letter three days ago, Governor Bob McDonnell said there were other proven ways to regulate the industry based on “s
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 9, 2013 20:18

[Asia] AUDIO: India introduces health warnings on tobacco products

Now an opposition MP has introduced a private members bill - based on plain packing legislation passed in Australia - calling for a total ban on logos and designs on tobacco packaging.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:22

[Europe, Greece] Bulgarian tobacco producers present demands for tobacco sector development at Oriental Tobacco Forum

Tsvetan Filev, Chairperson of the National Association of Tobacco Producers NAT-2010, said speaking before the participants at the forum, as follows: “If Bulgaria is excluded from the EU subsidies because of the late accession to the EU, then the money s
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:24

[India] How the economics & politics of tobacco is killing lakhs every year

The Supreme Court has hinted at 'connivance' between govt and the tobacco lobby. ITC has made donations to political parties, including the Congress and the BJP. Salman Khurshid, then Union law minister, said at last year's Godfrey Phillips National Bra
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 18, 2013 16:42

[New Jersey] NJ Assemblywomen Attempt Smoking Ban

The new bill co-sponsored by Assemblywomen Celeste Riley and Connie Wagner, will amend the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air act, which forces campuses to go 100-percent tobacco-free by prohibiting smoking in any area of any building of, or on the grounds of,
added Jun 17, 2013 00:55
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