Jessica Miller | December 11, 2012
Representative of the Tobacco Board of India, Manju Pillai stated that tobacco production is estimated to be about 100 million kg in Karnataka in comparison to the 127 million kg last year and auction prices already constitute Rs 20 per kg. The demand is increased for the Flue Cure Virginia (FCV), the finest tobacco crop used to produce cigarettes.
Jessica Miller | August 15, 2011
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) campaigns for global drug-free sport and is supported by funding from national governments and the Olympic Movement. Its key activities include scientific research and the establishment of accredited labs around the world to carry out drug testing on the many thousands of samples provided by athletes each year.
Jessica Miller | April 29, 2011
Researchers with Bay Pines VA Healthcare and the University of South Florida this week announced they have found a compound derived from tobacco that may help memories of Alzheimer’s disease patients. Cotinine, they say, reduces plaques associated with dementia and prevented memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease. The findings were reported online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Jessica Miller | March 22, 2011
British American Tobacco PLC is a UK registered multinational involved in the manufacture, distribution or sale of tobacco products like Winston, Marlboro and other popular brands. The company is listed in the FTSE 100. The allegations contained in the complaint were directed against British American Tobacco Malaysia Berhad (BATM) which is controlled by British American Tobacco PLC.