Archive for July, 2012

Jul 19 2012

Australia a hit with the third WTO complaint against the tobacco law

Published by under Tobacco news

The Dominican Republic has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization on tobacco packaging laws in Australia on Wednesday, becoming the third country rule strong resistance to the task of large cigarette manufacturers.

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Jul 18 2012

Banks are like tobacco companies

Published by under Tobacco companies

Banks was not such an object of public anger since the early 1930s, when they were part of the reason for the collapse of the economy. Today, they are ridiculed, investigation and trial, and blued tattooed Government inquiries, as well as private plaintiffs. And, yes, they are “doing a lot of money, and are perceived as evil (for example, tobacco companies) and become a magnet for a steady stream of lawsuits,” said a senior officer of the respected boutique investment bank that has doubts and clear thinking mind.

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Jul 17 2012

Tobacco use in the ceremony

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The U.S. Justice Department is siding with the Indian prisoners who sued the state in 2009 after they were barred from smoking tobacco in religious ceremonies in the state penitentiary.

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Jul 16 2012

Taxes on cigarettes

Published by under Cigarette taxes

While Indiana is consistently ranked as one of the most business-friendly state, neighboring states persistently poor performers. The new law, which would increase cigarette taxes of Illinois at $ 1.98 per pack, gives the state a dubious honor of having a high tax on cigarettes sixteenth country. The new law will lead to total state and local taxes of cigarettes in Chicago are $ 4.66 per pack.

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Jul 13 2012

Smoking in movies can influence teens

Published by under Smoking facts

Young people who watch a lot of movies with smoking cigarettes characters, regardless of what rating the movie is, more likely to start smoking themselves, according to new research, the United States.

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Jul 12 2012

State court considering smoking ban in two parks

The State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is considering a ban on smoking in two Pennsylvania parks from 120 parks in response to complaints about litter, especially cigarette butts discarded in lakes and beaches, the official said.

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Jul 11 2012

Big Tobacco in the United States, aimed young people in Indonesia

Indonesia is home to superstar chubby YouTube known as “Smoking baby” who was smoking antics were broken over 17500000 views. But while many may be tempted to write it off as just another passing charm, “Smoking baby” actually represents only the tip of the iceberg surprisingly, the global epidemic of smoking among young people.

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Jul 10 2012

Indifference to the tobacco prevention

Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared tobacco industry as the theme of World No Tobacco Day this year to focus on increased efforts in the industry to undermine the efforts of public health worldwide.

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