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Tobacco sales to generate $ 500 million

May 23rd, 2013 Posted in Cigars Tags:

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

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Bihar to launch vigorous drive against tobacco

October 31st, 2012 Posted in Tobacco control Tags:

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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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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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AG announces new online tobacco sales law

August 7th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco control Tags:

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Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced that a law placing strict limits on the Internet sale of tobacco products to try to limit access to children went into effect on Thursday.

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 »

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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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Plainfield eyes new rules for tobacco sales

July 11th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco marketing Tags:

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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 »

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Indonesia needs to crack down on tobacco sales

June 4th, 2012 Posted in Tobacco industry Tags:

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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 »

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Cops Crack Down on Underage Tobacco Sales

May 25th, 2012 Posted in Teens smoking Tags:

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After receiving several complaints from residents, Evergreen Park Police cracked down on gas station employees who were reportedly selling tobacco to minors.

According to reports, workers at Citgo gas station, 3601 W. 95th Street, had been selling tobacco to underage customers. Ream more »

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