Free Press Journal
  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Dr Bronwyn King, of Tobacco Free Portfolios, is leading an inspirational fight against lung cancer

    Lung cancer is today the world’s leading cause of cancer death. It kills many more from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases (some six million a year) and is forecast to kill a billion by the end of this century, on average about 12 years early. Dr Bronwyn King’s Tobacco Free Portfolios works collaboratively with finance leaders across the globe to encourage them to reconsider commercial relationships with the tobacco industry and stand in

  • Former MP urges Centre to allow FDI in tobacco industry

    Vijayawada (AP): Senior BJP leader Kavuri Sambasiva Rao today urged the Central Government to allow FDI in tobacco industry and also allow foreign companies to purchase tobacco from the Indian market. The former MP told reporters after attending a party meeting here that tobacco farmers were paid Rs 140 per kg in 2014 crop season but in the current season, they are being paid only Rs 100 per kg by the traders.