New Smoke-Free Initiative in Oceanside

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The city of Oceanside in California wants to prohibit use of tobacco in outdoor patios retaurants after all. That is the first approval of City Council. In case the law passes on the second meeting, it would come into action in 30 days. Initially the idea was proposed in 2013, but the Council did not manage to come to a … Continue reading

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Manoa Campus Goes Smoke-Free from July 1

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Starting from July 1, 2015, Manoa campus of the University of Hawaii becomes smoke-free. With the change it would become second smoke-free campus in the state after Kapiolani Community College. Smoking will not be allowed within all university operated or owned property such as outdoor grounds, indoor facilities and inside of vehicles on university territory. Statewide law acting in Hawaii … Continue reading

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Gov. Bentley Proposed to Increase Tobacco Tax in Alabama

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Current Governor of Alabama Robert J. Bentley presented last week his plan of taxes increase in the state. He is looking for a way to fill the budget deficit which needs $700 million dollar and his plan allows to fill the budget on a long term. Bentley presented several variants of proposed changes. Experts were analyzing the new tax proposals … Continue reading

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Camel Color Limited Edition Released in South Korea

Camel Color Limited Edition

Japan Tobacco International Korea told about its plans to release new Camels under the name of Camel Color Limited Edition made up of several styles packed in bright packages. According to the representatives of the company, new Camels edition would help smokers discover new taste and look of the brand. The Camel Color Limited Edition consists of five amazing varieties … Continue reading

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David Taylor, New Head of Imperial Tobacco Subsidiary

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Before official formation of American subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, it changed its top executive. Last week, the representatives of the tobacco company told that there was named David Taylor, chief financial officer of Lorillard Inc., as chief executive of ITG Brands LLC on the final Imperial’s acquisition of the volume of Lorillard’s assets. The company also told that … Continue reading

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Tobacco Tax Hike Proposed in West Virginia

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At the end of last week Senate Democrats in West Virginia presented Senate Bill 531 that raises taxes on the sale of cigarettes. The leader of Democrats is Jeff Kessler. According to Kessler, data shows that across the USA the highest smoking rate is reported in West Virginia, where there are 44% smokers. It is much higher than the national … Continue reading

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Reynolds American to Conquer Western Europe and Asia

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Reynolds American Inc, the tobacco company which produces Winston and Camel cigarettes brands, decided to put its efforts on company’s development on international market and especially on its brand called Natural American Spirit. The company wants to promote its brand in Western Europe and Asia. Natural American Spirit is most popular and successful cigarettes brand in the USA. The brand … Continue reading

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Residents Want Marion Parks to be Smoke-Free

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Statewide Smokefree Air Act adopted in Iowa in 2008 prohibits use of cigarettes inside most public spaces. People in the city of Marion got so used to the smoking ban that there is no need to remind about it with the of use informative signs. However, soon a new change in Marion will take place. City authorities want to ban … Continue reading

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Golf Yards to be Included in Smoking Ban in Portland

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Current week, City Council in Portland, Oregon, plans to vote an ordinance which would ban tobacco use in all city parks and four golf facilities. There are five golf yards in Portland (Rose City, Heron Lakes, RedTail, Eastmoreland) owned by government, and ban of tobacco products on golf yards would be something unusual for the state of Oregon. However, the … Continue reading

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Philip Morris International is Called Europe’s Top Employer

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Philip Morris International, tobacco company that produces Marlboro Red cigarettes, on February 10 was named top employer in Europe. The company is best employer three years in line due to implementation of highest standards of excellence in its working environment. Besides this, PMI’s affiliates were called leading employers in 15 countries in Europe . The estimation was made by Top … Continue reading

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