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Tobacco

 English 1200 10/20/2012 “The” Tobacco Luxury, money, power, pure; these are the type of words that come to mind when one thinks of a cigar, another familiar word is usually Cuba. Cuban cigars contain the finest tobacco in the world and the numbers show for the communist economy as it generated four hundred million dollars last year for Cuba alone according to Money News. The United States which is the largest Cigar market in the world does not even sell Cuban cigars due to a fifty...

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Tobacco

Contrary to popular social belief, it is NOT illegal to smoke tobacco products at any age. However, the SALE of tobacco products is highly regulated with legal legislation. Demographics Smokers by age "Each day, approximately 6,000 young persons try their first cigarette and approximately 3,000 become daily smokers." 12.8 percent middle school students reported using some form of tobacco (cigarettes, smokeless, cigars, pipes) in the past month. Current cigarette use among middle school students...

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Tobacco

Tobacco -a preparation of the nicotine-rich leaves of an American plant, which are cured by a process of drying and fermentation for smoking or chewing. Shorts of smoking cigarettes: Irritation and inflammation of the stomach and intestines Increased risk of painful ulcers along the digestive tract Reduced ability to smell and taste Premature wrinkling of the skin Higher risk of blindness Gum disease (periodontitis) Long effects of smoking cigarettes : 1. Smelling like smoke There's no mistaking...

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tobacco tax

Tobacco tax: good for health, good for government finances Tobacco use kills over 5 million people each year and is the largest single preventable cause of premature death.1 Tobacco is very costly to society through high costs to treat tobacco-induced disease or through loss of productivity as a result of the premature deaths. But governments have a tool to combat the costs of tobacco use — tobacco taxation. Higher tobacco prices decrease consumption and encourage people to quit Increasing...

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Tobacco Elasticites in India

Tobacco Elasticities in India The taxes imposed varies depending upon the type of product. In the market there are different kinds of cigarettes which are of different lengths and different quality. According to the table 3.5 ITC deals with 5 different kinds of cigarettes which have different kind of taxations and the fluctuations in price also varies according to market powers. As the table 3.1 shows the increase in the excise duty which might surely affect the price of the product. If...

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Tobacco Companies

Cigarettes Should be Made Illegal Tobacco has been in America for nearly 8000 years. It started being cultivated and used for pleasure around 2000 years ago. (Cancer Council) People have been using it for a very long time. That means that the past 2000 years, it has been causing hundreds-of-thousands of deaths. Tobacco is widely known for its cancer-causing ways. The assumption could be made that people would stray away from it. The reality is that people constantly use tobacco products. In 2006, consumers...

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TOBACCO DAMAGES

Creating awareness about tobacco related issues among school children Developed by, Institute of Public Health For, District Anti Tobacco Cell, Bangalore-Karnataka Bangalore- National Tobacco Control Programme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Dept. of Health and Family Welfare, Karnataka Design and compilation: Dr. Upendra Bhojani, Faculty, IPH Tobacco: Origin and Types Tobacco: Origin and Types • Tobacco was not an Indian thing! In 1498, when Portuguese came to India...

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Indian Tobacco Company

Indian Tobacco Company/Corporation (Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited) [pic][pic] ITC was set up in 1910 by the name of 'Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited'. The company is now known as Indian Tobacco Company Ltd. ITC has its presence in Cigarettes, Hotels, Paperboards & Specialty Papers, Packaging, Agri-Business, Packaged Foods & Confectionery, Information Technology, Branded Apparel, Greeting Cards, Safety Matches and other FMCG products. ITC is a market leader in the businesses...

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Essay on Tobacco

and suicide combined. Tobacco consumption has existed for many centuries, since the first Native American to the Spanish conquerors and it has very quickly become global. 100 billion cigarettes are smoked each year and this causes the death of 5 millions people a year. Tobacco companies want to give the impression that they look like all major companies: first, they act responsibly and, secondly, they worry about satisfying their customers and shareholders. But the tobacco industry manipulate people...

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Tobacco and Its Effects

such progress, tobacco use remains widespread. About one in four American adults mokes, and each more than 400,000 Americans die from effects of cigarette smoking. Nonsmokers subjected to the smoke of others also suffer: Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke causes more than 50,000 annual deaths among nonsmokers. Smoking by pregnant women is responsible for about 10% of all infant deaths in this country. Smokeless tobacco and cigars are regaining popularity. The use of smokeless tobacco tripled since...

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