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Tobacco sales bring in US$500 million

August 29th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco industry Tags:

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SOME US$500 million worth of tobacco was sold in the 2011-2012 marketing season, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) said Monday.

Statistics released by TIMB showed that the country earned US$525 million for 144 million kgs of tobacco during the season, a 46 percent increase from last year’s US$360 million. Ream more »

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Anti-smoking task force sets confab with establishments

August 9th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco industry Tags:

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THE Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task Force (Icast) sets a forum with owners and operators of establishments at the Smallville complex today to thresh out misunderstanding on no-smoking areas.

Smallville is the new fun and recreation haven of this southern city and young people usually congregate in several bars, eateries and disco places for fun and entertainment. Ream more »

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New growers join tobacco sector

August 9th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco industry Tags:

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THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) say it will register more new tobacco growers for the 2013 season as more farmers look to take advantage of firm prices recorded in the just ended marketing season.

Prices for the crop closed 34,2 percent firmer, averaging US$3,69 per kg compared to US$2,75 last year. Ream more »

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Three tobacco shops raided by DEA

July 27th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco industry Tags:

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Three Sioux Falls tobacco shops raided Wednesday were among the more than 100 targets of a massive, nationwide synthetic drug sweep, federal prosecutors have confirmed.

Local officers assisted the Drug Enforcement Administration with the raids, as agents seized cash, property and product from Roll With It stores at 5213 W. 12th St., 700 S. Minnesota Ave. and 1205 E. Benson Road. Ream more »

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Diamond companies creating tobacco-free workforce

July 24th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco industry Tags:

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Tobacco consumption exposes one to manifold health risks is a known fact. However, its addiction can also make one vulnerable to job loss like in Surat where a few big diamond companies have begun firing their employees who smoked or chewed tobacco.

Jagdish Patel (name changed), a skilled diamond worker employed with Shree Ramkrishna Export, a leading Diamond Trading Sightholder (DTC) was fired recently. Ream more »

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Tobacco farmers nix plan to reduce crop

July 23rd, 2012 Posted in Tobacco industry Tags:

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The Central Java administration’s plan to reduce the amount of tobacco under cultivation in the province will hurt farmers, according to a tobacco farming association.

The administration previously announced plans to reduce the amount of land dedicated to tobacco cultivation from 45,930 hectares to 26,000 hectares.
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Plainfield raises fee for tobacco sales

July 18th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco industry Tags:

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Smokers are not the only ones who have to dig deeper into their pocketbooks for the high cost of cigarettes.

Changes to an ordinance approved Monday by the Plainfield Village Board will mean that the annual fee for a tobacco license has been increased from $100 to $250. Ream more »

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Crackdown against tobacco sellers in Himachal Pradesh

July 16th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco industry Tags:

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In a bid to curb rising cancer cases in Himachal Pradesh, the government had banned the sale of tobacco products from Friday onwards but despite ban shopkeepers are still selling the products like gutkha, khaini in their shops due to ineffective monitoring.

After finding no effect of ban orders, now excise and taxation department has decided to launch a drive from Monday onwards to destroy the tobacco products.
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