Turkmenistan’s government bodies have pushed shops to end selling cigarettes, investors in Ashgabat explained Thursday, after its president advised citizens to quit the habit. State anti-narcotics representatives “came to our shop lately and pressured us to take away all cigarettes from the shelves, charging us with large fines,” explained Bairam Saryev, the 34-year-old holder of a small shop in the capital. Read more
The U.K. would be the first major European country forcing all cigarettes to be sold in uniform olive green packages with graphic health warnings and the brand name confined to the bottom of the pack in small print. The Department of Health concluded its final consultation this month and will respond in “due course,” it said in a statement. Read more
Rothmans International plc was a British tobacco manufacturer. Its brands included Rothmans, Players and Dunhill. Its business was strongest in Europe, and it specialised in premium brands. Read more
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Plain packaging really makes smoking less sexy, says a new study.
Australian researchers have found that plain packaging also increases the desire to quit tobacco, according to Australian researchers.
So far, Australia is the only country in the world to introduce plain brown packaging is accompanied by a graphic health warning on the front of all tobacco products. Read more
On Jun 14, we retained our Neutral recommendation on Philip Morris International (PM – Analyst Report) as the company delivered soft results in the first quarter of fiscal 2013. Read more
More than £ 44 million has been invested in tobacco companies to local councils in the West, despite their new responsibility for the development of public health. Read more
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and Democratic legislative leaders reached a budget agreement Sunday, which calls for $ 2 billion in new taxes and increasing spending on schools and property tax relief.
The Democrats are relying on a hike in tobacco taxes and the governor of the long-awaited increase in income taxes on high income to pay for new spending. The budget outline scraps proposed sales tax on clothing, but lawmakers continue to consider the revival of at least part of the tax plan criticized enterprise services. Read more
Zimbabwe still earned more than U.S. $ 86 million from the sale of 21.4 million pounds of tobacco at an average price of US $ 4, 04 per kg. Read more
The 2013 tobacco marketing season due to begin on 13 February, auction sales while the sales contract will start a day later. Only three stories – tobacco sales floor Limited, Boka tobacco auction floor and prime tobacco auction floors – were licensed to buy tobacco from farmers while the tobacco auction floors Millennium inadequate TIMB author.
Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Dr Andrew Matibiri said they were expecting a good harvest for the quality of rainfall, which declined in the country since mid-December. Read more