The value of the tobacco crop the country delivered to the auction floors inched closer to half a billion dollars in cash crops strengthens its position as one of the leading foreign exchange workers, official data showed the statistics provided by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that the cost of tobacco deliveries made $ 466,142,098, up 27% from the same period last year. Read more
With more than half of Bihar’s population consuming harmful tobacco and its products, the state government, which imposed a ban on gutka early this year, has decided to launch a vigorous drive against its sale.
“Special squads will be constituted at state and district levels comprising officials from police, health and education to catch people selling or consuming cigarette and tobacco products,” Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters.
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While various organizations are pressing for a ban on the sale of tobacco and tobacco-related products in the state, the sale of such products continues unhindered near the Gauhati Medical College and Hospitals (GMCH).
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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 »
Senate Bill 1280, which was developed and supported by Horne, prevents the sale of tobacco products over the Internet and through other non-face-to-face sale methods such as delivery sales. Ream more »
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 »
The proposed amendments to the ordinance reviewed by the Plainfield Village Board on Monday included additional applicant terms and conditions and restrictions on the sale of certain tobacco accessories, such as cigarette papers, pipes, holders of smoking materials and cigarette rolling machines. Ream more »
THIS year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is taking momentum from the World No Tobacco Day to remind the world of the tobacco industry’s efforts to weaken the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). According to WHO, the tobacco industry today is daring to fight governments over tobacco-control programmes. Ream more »
According to reports, workers at Citgo gas station, 3601 W. 95th Street, had been selling tobacco to underage customers. Ream more »