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[Australia, Canada] Tobacco Plants Lead the Way to Ebola Cure

Nicotiana benthamiana, already used to produce West Nile virus antibodies, offers similar protection against the devastating Ebola virus
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:08
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[Canada] Durham MPP Granville Anderson says Ontario will focus on smuggled smokes to raise revenues

With the Province on the red side of the ledger, the finance minister said Ontario will turn its attention to the “underground economy,” with a renewed focus on contraband tobacco products, which Mr. Sousa said could fetch as much as $400 million in addi
DurhamRegion.com (ca)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:20
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Japan seeks Zambian tobacco

JAPAN Tobacco (JT), the world’s third largest tobacco manufacturer has signed a contract with 7,000 Zambian tobacco farmers for the supply of raw tobacco to that country. Speaking during a question and answer session when President Sata met Japanese bus
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Oct 13, 2012 16:27
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[India] Nitish Kumar makes tobacco tax free in Bihar, draws flak

The Bihar government has decided to make tobacco tax free in the state, making a complete mockery of the Centre's anti-tobacco drive worth crores of rupees. The decision was taken after tobacco farmers reportedly met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and compl
OneIndia.com (in)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:05
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[Canada] VIDEO: A tale of two tobacco farms

The government buyout package, offering $1.05 per pound of tobacco for a total value of $300 million, placed Ontario’s 1,083 tobacco quota holders squarely at a fork in the road – accept the package and abandon a livelihood, or stick with a crop that for
Norfolk News (ca)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:22
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[Africa, Zambia] Japanese firm invests K12m in tobacco farming

Times of Zambia (zm)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:22
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[Jamaica] Consumers grab raw tobacco - 'Grabba' makes its mark

The term 'hot grabba' is the street name for raw tobacco, which is becoming increasingly popular for local smokers. Windel 'Archie' Allen, a tobacco farmer, says that the process from field preparation to reaping and drying the crop for sale is about 16
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:00
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Zambia, Malawi in tobacco revenue loss

ZAMBIA and Malawi have continued to lose revenue through illegal cross border trade of tobacco despite measures put in place to curb the vice. The revelation came to light during a bilateral meeting between the Tobacco Board of Zambia and the Tobacco Co
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2013 17:16
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[Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Zim hosts tobacco growers’ indaba

Zimbabwe is hosting the International Tobacco Growers’ Association Africa meeting which starts in Harare today. More than 20 delegates from member countries - Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa and Tanzania - are expected to atten
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:45
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[Asia, Canada, Europe, USA] Professor David Sweanor to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group Annual Shareholder Meeting; Company Releases Letter to Shareholders

“The FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive level. If we reduce the level of the stimulus, we reduce the craving. It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” ... 22nd Century is in the rare position of having a v
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:36
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