Monthly Archives: January 2011

Kentucky and Tobacco: It’s Complicated

Today, the 64-year-old Union resident raises about 4 acres of tobacco a year, one of a dwindling number of small tobacco farmers in Northern Kentucky and TobaccoKentucky. Concerns about cancer and other health problems related to tobacco have caused demand for the crop to wither in the last decade.

Bulgaria to place Bulgartabac for sale in February

Bulgaria’s state cigarette producer Bulgartabac Holding will be declared for privatization in February 2011, according to the Economy Bulgartabac HoldingMinistry.

Tobacco industry adapts to world of fewer smokers

By any name or variety you choose — call it snuff, dip, chew or plug — smokeless tobacco is making a comeback, and Tennessee tobacco producersfarmers, factory workers and consumers are playing a major role in the renewed buzz.

Why Americans aren’t living longer

With plenty of food, more money spent on health care and modern medical innovations, it seems as if we should be living longer.american life

Is chewing tobacco a safe alternative to cigarettes?

Chewing tobacco is a common type of smokeless tobacco. Smokeless tobacco products consist of tobacco or a tobacco blend that’s chewed, sucked on or sniffed, rather than smoked.

New York bill would ban e-cigarettes until FDA action

A key New York Assembly committee has advanced a bill that could make the state the first to ban electronic cigarettes.e-cigarette

Scottish Tobacco Display Ban Delayed by Legal Appeal

A ban on tobacco displays in shops across Scotland is on hold because of an appeal by one of the world’s biggest cigarette cigarettes displaymanufacturers.

Ritz-Carlton gets first ticket for violating Clayton’s smoking ordinance

Louis has received the first citation for violating Clayton’s 7-month-old smoking ban — for allowing guests at the annual Cigar Club cigarsformal party Saturday night to light up.

Growing interest in tobacco farming in Bangladesh

DHAKA, 26 January 2011 (IRIN) – Large groups of farmers in Bangladesh are switching from rice cultivation to tobacco farming, tobacco farmerscreating concerns about possible food shortages, according to the government and anti-tobacco lobbyists.