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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco rakes in $470 million

Zimbabwe has earned $470 million from the sale of 161 million kilogrammes of tobacco since the 2017 selling season opened on March 15 this year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 22, 2017 14:13
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22nd Century Partners with The University of Virginia to Utilize Industrial Hemp to Clean Up and Reclaim Polluted Lands

launched a project aimed at utilizing novel varieties of industrial hemp to clean up and reclaim abandoned mine lands and other polluted areas...In addition to removing contamination, hemp’s deep tap roots alter soil structure, aerate the soil, and add or
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2017 18:10
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Axis Biotec Announces the Construction of an Innovative Tobacco-Based Biopharmaceutical Expression and Pilot Manufacturing Facility in Brazil

Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2017 17:08
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[Colombia] For Hire: 7,000 Former FARC Guerrillas

Coltabaco S.A.S., the country’s largest tobacco company, has spent $15 million on ­minimarkets and tobacco plantations that employ former guerrillas as well as members of the paramilitary death squads that were the rebels’ archenemies
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2017 10:29
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The dwindling tobacco industry Tobacco, no more

The Daily Mirror spoke to the CEO of Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC) Pubudu Sumanasekera on the hazards of smoking and the use of tobacco and the myths and misconceptions involved with the tobacco industry.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:08
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SAVAGE: Not Your Grandfather's Tobacco, Not Your Father's Marijuana

22ND Century is developing two very interesting new crop varieties. One is a line of tobacco that barely makes any nicotine....other new offering is a line of marijuana that doesn’t make THC. The goal in this case is to make it possible for people to real
Forbes
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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[North Carolina] 2016 Annual Report Golden LEAF (PDF)

To the people of North Carolina – In calendar year 2016, the Golden LEAF Foundation Board of Directors awarded over $105 million in grants, one of the most active years of grantsmaking in the Foundation’s history. The Foundation’s mission is to tran
Golden LEAF Foundation
added Jun 19, 2017 18:56
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VIDEO: Tobacco Troubles In Connecticut

shade tobacco is down from 700-plus acres six years ago to less than 150 acres today, and experts fear we could be seeing the end of a century-old Connectiuct agricultural tradition.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 17, 2017 15:14
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[Australia] Indonesia's 'smoking baby' kicked his habit but the battle against tobacco rages on

Diana also tells us of her struggle to get Aldi to quit in the middle of a fishing village where smoking is ubiquitous and villagers would give him money to buy cigarettes because he was "cute and funny".... But now health experts are alarmed that a contr
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:53
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries increase by 13%

A TOTAL of 144,2 million kg of tobacco valued $415,7 million has been sold as of Wednesday last week, as deliveries to the country’s auction floors increase, latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) have shown.
Newsday (zw)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:48
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