Jessica Miller | September 5, 2012
While several organizations are pressing for a prohibition on the sale of tobacco products in the state, the sale of such products continues unchecked near the Gauhati Medical College and Hospitals (GMCH). The hospital experts claim that they have been regularly asking police officers of the Bhangagarh police station to take stricter action against smokes shops which sell tobacco products near the hospital. But even if police shut down these stores, they resurface.
Jessica Miller | May 22, 2012
Russia’s Health Ministry has proposed a draft legislation to parliament banning the open trade of cigs and even smoking in public areas, in a bid to decrease deaths in the world’s largest smoking state, RIA Novosti noted. The state ministry hopes that the new regulations could cut smoking by 40-50 per cent, helping to reduce the annual inhabitants mortality rate in Russia by 150,000 – 200,000.
Jessica Miller | May 21, 2012
The cigarettes company in Taiwan has been prospering in the recent years and the tobacco market is only expected to become stronger in the next five years. Led by perfect sales of cigs, the Taiwanese market for smoking product is attracting a lot of money from new market players. The study is an in-depth profile of the tobacco company in Taiwan as well as the global cigarette industry, along with a complete analysis of the main players in the industry.
Jessica Miller | March 29, 2012
Citizens on Wednesday asked the health authorities concerned to make proper strategies to prevent the sale of tobacco products to minors. Expressing dismay over the flagrant disregard of anti-tobacco laws, citizens said that cigarettes were being sold to minors almost in all markets in sheer violation of laws. Talking to APP, they said that only the effective on-ground implementation of regulations would serve the purpose of tobacco-control laws.
Jessica Miller | January 24, 2012
It takes two seconds for retail clerks to ask a minor for his or her ID during a tobacco compliance check and be entered in a raffle to win a pizza party. The fine, ranging from $100 to $300 in Oshkosh, means a clerk just sold a minor cigarettes. Emily Dieringer, coalition coordinator at the Lakeshore Tobacco Prevention Network in Oshkosh, said the goal of these compliance checks isn’t to raise money in fines but to ensure youths under 18 are living healthy, smoke-free lives.