Daily Archives: July 22, 2009

Cayugas offer to settle NY cigarette tax dispute

The Cayuga Indian Nation is offering to permanently settle its cigarette tax dispute with two upstate New York counties.

Georgia tobacco yields worst in decades

Bismarck Tribune Is For Tobacco Prohibition

Because the government shouldn’t use taxes to manipulate public behavior. Which is something I agree with. But I’m wondering why the Tribune thinks the government should be manipulating public behavior at all.

Nigeria’s tobacco lobby fumes over anti-tobacco bill

ABUJA — British American Tobacco Nigeria and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria on Tuesday expressed their opposition to a proposed anti-tobacco bill to be discussed in parliament.

Shanghai World Expo ditches 200-mln yuan tobacco sponsorship

SHANGHAI, July 22 (Xinhua) — Organizers of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo are to return a 200-million-yuan (29.3 million U.S. dollars) donation from a tobacco company after health experts raised objections to the sponsorship.

Turkey Ending its Love Affair With Tobacco