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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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ZIMBABWE’S recovering tobacco industry needs US$200 million in fresh capital if it is to return it to its peak production record of 237 million kilogrammes, Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) CEO Andrew Matibiri said this week.The country last year recorded sales volumes of 131 million kg. Ream more »
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 »
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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MSA, Paradigm Sample and Convenience Store Decisions created the Convenience Consumer Insights Panel (cciPanel) to study the buying habits and information among shoppers at c-stores. The cciPanel just released a study from March 28 and April 12 of this year on c-store tobacco users to figure out what they are buying.
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It seems that previous initiatives aimed to control tobacco use have been quite successful as smoking rates have dropped year after year. However, Worcester Department of Public Health representative Karyn Johnson fears that what her department has achieved may be jeopardized.
The population at present is at 181,000 with more than 31,000 smokers. In 1998, the budget set for anti-tobacco programs reached $350,000. Ream more »