The curtain fell on the 2013 flue-cured tobacco in the season last week with nearly 190 million dollars going into the pockets of farmers.
With more than 82% of small producers being who benefited from the land reform, there has been been tremendous change in the communal and small-scale agricultural areas, as farmers are reaping the benefits of tobacco products. Farmers in all sectors were largely economically empowered as more and more abandoned less profitable crops to tobacco. Read more

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Zimbabwe: Tobacco season closes

July 8th, 2013 Posted in Tobacco industry, Tobacco news Tags:

The curtain fell on the 2013 flue-cured tobacco in the season last week with nearly 190 million dollars going into the pockets of farmers.
With more than 82% of small producers being who benefited from the land reform, there has been been tremendous change in the communal and small-scale agricultural areas, as farmers are reaping the benefits of tobacco products. Farmers in all sectors were largely economically empowered as more and more abandoned less profitable crops to tobacco. Read more

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FDA Gets Tough on Tobacco Control

July 1st, 2013 Posted in Tobacco control, Tobacco news Tags: ,

As the Food and Drug Administration this week announced the rejection of the four proposed tobacco products, the experts expressed the hope that the federal government can reduce tobacco use through regulation.
FDA’s decision on Tuesday became the first tobacco undergoing federal oversight. FDA also commissioned two new tobacco products, although they are versions of what is already on the market. Read more

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Indian mobile industry is behaving like the American Tobacco Companies

Mobile phones operators in India are behaving as recklessly American cigarette manufacturers did in the past, noted the problems with health, and care not to step on before it’s too late, say experts in the study of electromagnetic radiation and health professionals.
“COAI, the umbrella organization representing cellular operators, repeatedly claiming that the radiation of cell tower will not cause any harm. Tobacco industry said the same thing about smoking till conclusive research proved otherwise. Now there are millions of people around the world who suffered from smoking. Fact, the mobile phone / tower radiation is worse than smoking, a person cannot see or smell and its effects on health have noticed that after a long period of exposure, “said Girish Kumar of IIT Mumbai. Read more

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James Reilly and Big Tobacco

In Australia, cigarette packs now carry the horrific images of the tumor on plain background, instead of the colorful logos. As Ireland prepares to follow suit, Suzanne Harrington wondered if it would be enough to stop the next generation getting hooked
Here are some things that a group of six and seven-year-old children said when shown the choice of product packaging, “striking”, “it makes you happy looking at it,” is a beautiful and girly, “red is my favorite color”, ” It’s funky … fantasy … like ice cubes and mint “,” it looks gorgeous, “she reminds me of a character in Tinti “, it makes you feel like you’re in Wonderland happiness. ” Read more

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Tobacco companies to go online for advertising space

May 30th, 2013 Posted in Tobacco companies Tags: ,

Legal loopholes to circumvent the existing law promoters advertising
According to a recent report published just in time for World No Tobacco Day on Friday, the tobacco companies have reduced theiradvertisements in traditional media, but are looking for a step up theirpresence online.
Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention thereport compiled after monitoring 32 TV channels, 91 newspapers andmagazines, as well as various online media, including commercialwebsites microblogs. Read more

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