Monthly Archives: December 2011

North Carolina Prevention Partners recognizes FirstHealth hospitals

Special to the Chronicle

Kennesaw Smyrna to join Acworth in allowing Sunday sales

Stores in three Cobb cities will be able to sell alcohol on Sundays on New Year’s Day, but some merchants aren’t anticipating a flood of business.

Potsdam’s Tobacco Cessation Center offers a quitting smoking plan for 2012

Tobacco Cessation Center of NNY

Restaurant smoke law gets tougher

RESTAURANTS will be considered entirely tobacco-free if the owners don’t separate smoking and non-smoking areas, according to a new rule to tighten smoking control in local eateries.

Modi hints at higher taxes on tobacco products

Deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said here on Wednesday that taxes would be hiked on tobacco products and pan masala in a bid to discourage their use as they cause cancer. Stressing the need for an intensive campaign against the use of tobacco and tobacco products, he said an inter-departmental committee would be set up for reducing their use.

Tobacco growing districts to get Rs236m uplift fund

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will spend Rs236.5 million tobacco cess proceeds on development projects in seven tobacco growing districts of the province.

Nelson wants casino smoking ban lifted

Deadwood casinos that have blamed the smoking ban for a loss in revenue over the past year could get a break if state Sen. Tom Nelson, R-Lead, gets his way.

North Carolina Prevention Partners recognizes FirstHealth hospitals

North Carolina Prevention Partners has recognized FirstHealth of the Carolinas for providing the highest standard of excellence for tobacco-cessation programs offered to patients.

Tobacco Outlook for 2012

Retailers weigh in on plans for their 2012 tobacco sets in CSP’s 2011 Outlook Survey