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[Indonesia] Pro-Tobacco Groups to File Judicial Review Against New Regulation

The Indonesian Tobaco Growers Association (APTI) and the National Coalition for Saving Kretek (Cigarettes), or KNPK, were preparing to file a judicial review against Government Regulation No. 109 of 2012 on the Control of Addictive Substances in the Form
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:35

[Zimbabwe] We’re geared for tobacco selling season: Boka

Boka Tobacco Floors says it is geared for this year’s selling season, which is likely to start next month. Last year, the marketing season started in February and ended in July. As of December 2012, over 60
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 7, 2013 07:18

[Africa] ITGA welcomes Comesa`s stance on tobacco ban

The International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA) has welcomed the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) decision to oppose the total ban of tobacco production without offeringsustainable alternative crops. (blog) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 06:17

[Kentucky] Tobacco processor, seed producer among businesses wondering if hemp could boost bottom line

One possibility is industrial hemp, an outlawed cousin of marijuana that once was a staple of Kentucky agriculture. The long-dormant hemp crop with a multitude of uses could make a comeback if some prominent Kentucky politicians get their way.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 23, 2012 15:03

WTO - World Trade Organization : Honduras requests panel on Australia’s tobacco measures

Australia rejected the first request for a panel made by Honduras on Australia's measures concerning trademarks, geographical indications and other plain packaging requirements applicable to tobacco products and packaging. (fr)
added Nov 20, 2012 22:02

[UK] Our response to the Channel 4 documentary "Unreported World"

Children are not, and will never be, our audience and we too were shocked to see the tragic situation of the six year old smoker whose mother said he had been smoking since an even younger age. We do not want children to smoke.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Nov 10, 2012 21:17

[Brazil, India] Tobacco body opposes WHO move to restrict production

Upping the ante against the WHO-sponsored efforts to bring down tobacco farming in the world, International Tobacco Growers' Association (ITGA) chief executive Antonio Abrunhosa on Tuesday said such regulations would only bring hardships to farmers in th
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:26

[Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers honoured

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) says the production of tobacco in the country can reach up to 300 million kilogrammes in the next few years if the industry maintains the momentum that it has.Â
ZBC (zw)
added Oct 27, 2012 18:16

[Philippines] Tobacco growers hit groups accepting foreign grants 'to lobby'™ vs industry

Tobacco growers and workers assailed government and non-government organizations and health advocates for accepting foreign grants . . . The foundation Recto was referring to in his speech is the Bloomberg Initiative (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 18, 2012 08:41

[Indiana] Asian farmers group opposes new tobacco curbs

Asian farmers launched a campaign Tuesday opposing international tobacco treaty measures they say could devastate the livelihood of the region's 10 million tobacco growers. The International Tobacco Growers Association said the campaign by its Asia chapt
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2012 12:54
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