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Daily Archives: November 5, 2018

Two More Cooperatives Acquire HACCP

Within the frameworks of the government programme to “Support Dairy Production Agriculture Cooperatives”, international food safety standards have been established in two additional active cooperatives. The agricultural cooperative “The Mountain Taste” and “Support” are based in the municipalities of Adigeni and Gardabani. They received a certificate of the Hazard Analysis …

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Georgia Advances to the 6th Position in Doing Business Rating

Georgia has progressed to the 6th position in the World Bank (WB) rating of Doing Business, according to the new report by the World Bank Group. Georgia has essentially improved its indicators among 190 countries and moved to the 6th position from 9th place of 2017, while the country ranked …

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Service Tariffs in Health Sector Rise by 6.1%, Transport Sector – 6.5%

Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia has published the 2018 October inflation report. The consumer basket value has risen by 2.35 year on year, while, due to specific sectors, major upturn was recorded in health and transport sectors. Health sector: prices rose by 6.1% with 0.51% contribution to total growth …

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Government Sold Land Plots of 74.3 million GEL in January-September 2018

In January-September Government of Georgia sold land plots of 74.3 million GEL and the state budget mobilized 6.6 million GEL, while local self-governments attracted 67.9 million GEL. The state budget received 1.1 million GEL from sales of non-agricultural land plots in autonomous republics. Local budgets of autonomous republics raised 16.4 …

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Are E-Cigarettes Safe? Here’s What the Science Says

In 1965, when Herbert Gilbert was granted the first patent on a smoke- and tobacco-­free cigarette, he wrote that the product would “provide a safe and harmless means for and method of smoking.” More than 60 years later, however, modern iterations of Gilbert’s invention have sparked debate in the public-health …

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Medicinal Cannabis Is Legal in the UK

The prescription of conventional medication could plummet following today’s legalisation of medicinal cannabis, with campaigners now set to ratchet up pressure on the government to legalise recreational cannabis, VICE can reveal. A large majority (60 percent) of respondents to a study commissioned by the United Patients Alliance – which represents …

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Irrigation Hose Plant to Open in Tbilisi

Plastics manufacturing company will be built on Enukidze Street in Tbilisi, in the industrial zone. The project’s investment value is 2 million USD. For the purpose of implementing the project, the National Property Agency of Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development handed over 5435 square meter land plot and ruined …

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