Tobacco farmers nix plan to reduce crop

Tweet The Central Java administration’s plan to reduce the amount of tobacco under cultivation in the province will hurt farmers, according to a tobacco farming association. The administration previously announced plans to reduce the amount of land dedicated to tobacco cultivation from 45,930 hectares to 26,000 hectares. The province currently produces 39,000 tons of tobacco a year, according to reports. The Indonesian Tobacco Farmers Associati ... Jump to full article >>

Vote about tobacco ban on Ohio college campuses planned

Tweet COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio higher education officials plan a vote Monday urging the state’s public campuses to ban tobacco use. That would include Ohio State, one of the nation’s largest universities, which currently bans only indoor smoking. Bans on the use, advertising and sales of tobacco in all its forms are being enacted or considered at perhaps half of campuses nationwide, sometimes over the objections of student smokers, ... Jump to full article >>