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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 4 tobacco buyers risk losing licences

AT least four of the 20 Class “A” buyers that have been licensed to buy tobacco this year risk losing their licences as they have not yet started operating, four weeks after the season begun. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Dr Andrew
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:54
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[Korea - South] S. Korean tobacco firm ‘depicts African farmers as monkeys’

The African Tobacco Control Alliance, a Pan-African tobacco control organisation, has called on South Korea’s largest tobacco manufacturer, KT&G, to pull the brand, which features a caricature of monkeys roasting tobacco leaves, the Korean Herald reporte
Health-E (za)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:41
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers want increased funding

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said that farmers should access funding in order to boost production levels for the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Sep 8, 2013 16:49
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:10
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Africa’s ‘no’ to anti-smoking measures

The association of southern Africa’s tobacco producers says anti-smoking measures as mulled by the World Health Organization would spell economic ruin for at least 15 African countries.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:05
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco marketing season to begin 30 March

A delayed tobacco selling season will begin on 30 March with expectations this season’s total volume will be about 160 million kgs, The Herald reported. Last year about 200 million kgs were sold. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board Chairperson Monica Chi
Tobacco Journal International
added Mar 4, 2016 14:28
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $577m tobacco sold so far: TIMB

A total of 195,7 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $576,9 million has been sold to date since the selling season opened in March this year, statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:51
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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco industry at a crossroads

is facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as
The Citizen (za)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:39
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[Africa] Tanzania: Adulteration of Tobacco Irks Councillors

COUNCILLORS in Tabora District have expressed concern over adulteration of tobacco leaves by some farmers and vowed to enact a by-law to curb the malpractice. The councillors gave their concerns during a field tour at the Morogoro-based Tanzania Tobacco
All-Africa.com
added Nov 12, 2014 18:34
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[Africa, Virginia] Tobacco giant makes a global push

One of Richmond’s biggest tobacco companies is making a major overseas investment. Universal Corp., a leaf tobacco supplier and processor headquartered on the Southside, said it plans to spend between $40 million and $45 million to expand its operations
Richmond (VA) BizSense
added Nov 5, 2013 18:36
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