Monthly Archives: November 2009

BAT Korea Looks to Gain Leadership via Localization

When a company makes advances into an oversea market, the rule of thumb is that it has to be woven into the cultural fabric of tobaccothe target country through relentless localization efforts.

BAT pays tax to FG, fights poverty by empowering farmers

The British American Tobacco (BAT) has said that it paid N89 billion tax as revenue to the federal government between 2001 and 2009.

New Proposals to reduce Tobacco Stores

For to protect smokers from huffing, scientists proposed a new legislation which will reduce the number of stores in The City thattobacco sale
can sell cigarettes and other tobacco products.

Inhaling Human Pathogens With Cigarette Smoke

Cigarettes contain hundreds of different strains of bacteria, including many human pathogens that may play a role in lung diseases and respiratory infections, new research shows.

Big Budget Wars

Gov. Haley Barbour is in crisis mode. The state is up against a $715 million budget shortfall in fiscal year 2011, by his estimates, and another $500 million shortage in fiscal year 2012. The deficits combine to create a $1.2 billion deficit by 2012, compared to the relatively blissful fiscal year of 2010. Mississippi doesn’t often get to brag about any figure with the letter “b” in front of it, but abetting the already rotten situation in 2012 will be the loss of $370 million in federal stimulus money that is available only through fiscal year 2011.

Fewer teens worried about smoking

MONTPELIER – Fewer young Vermonters recognize the dangers of smoking cigarettes and marijuana than in the past, according to the Vermont Health Department’s 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which was released Wednesday.

Industrial growth may slow down

The combined growth of the food, beverage and tobacco industries is expected to slow next year as a result of sluggish investmentIndustrial growththis year, the industry ministry said.

Globe Tobacco lofts on tour of homes this year

The Globe Tobacco Lofts at 838 S. Main St. will certainly be a highlight of the Christmas tour of homes this year as two lofts will be globe tobaccoopen to visitors on Dec. 5 and 6.

Anti-Tobacco Legislation Experienced New Modifications

Starting with 2007 anti-smoking researchers started to recognize the cause-and-effect of relationship between smoking and cancer. anti tobacco legislationThey showed a renewed interest in the issue among a growing public awareness over the harmful effects of smoking.