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Plight of Zimbabwe's small-scale tobacco growers

BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2014 14:05
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[Europe] Poland opposes EU menthol and slim cigarettes ban

In spite of the Health Ministry's reference to 90,000 deaths in Poland per year as a result of smoking-related diseases, the opinions of the other ministries proved decisive. The Ministry of Agriculture outlined that Poland is the largest exporter of t
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:30
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Child Farmworkers Banned From Handling Pesticides, But Not Tobacco

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) has been putting pressure on Reynolds American...to end child labor in its supply chain and give workers collective bargaining rights. Now, they’re planning to call for a boycott of the company’s products, as Chávez
BuzzFeed
added Sep 29, 2015 10:15
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[Africa] Tanzania earns $50m from the tobacco industry

The Tanzania goverment earns around $ 50million a year from the tobaaco industry as revenue. Speaking to the East African Business Week in Dar es Salaam, recently the Professor of Economics from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Asmerom Kidane s
East African Business Week
added Mar 8, 2015 14:33
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Merchants say no to low-grade tobacco

Preparations for the 2015 tobacco marketing season have started with merchants indicating that they will not be buying low-grade leaves this season. An oversupply of tobacco on the international market is expected and this may affect local prices.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:50
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[Africa] Malawi grosses US$38m from tobacco sales

Malawi has earned K15 billion (about US$38 million) from tobacco sales during the first five weeks of the 2013/2014 marketing season, the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) announced Tuesday.TCC chief executive Bruce Munthali said 28 million kilogrammes of
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Apr 29, 2014 12:55
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A look inside a Cuban cigar factory

Habanos SA released its latest numbers at the opening of the Cuban capital's annual cigar festival, which draws participants from around the world. As in years past, the festival features tours of tobacco plantations and cigar factories and culminates F
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2014 17:40
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[Africa, Tanzania] Tobacco firm reveals multiple causes of crop's decline

TLTC's and Tanzania Tobacco Processors Limited (TTPL) Group Legal and Corporate Affairs Director Richard Sinamtwa unveiled the challenges in a presentation when he visited Morogoro Regional Commissioner Joel Bendera. One of them, he said, was a the mult
IPP Media (tz)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:30
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Vanuatu agency says no to growing tobacco

Vanuatu authorities have turned down a request by a Singapore-based tobacco company to manufacture in Vanuatu but the company is still looking for farmers to grow tobacco for export.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 11, 2012 06:15
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[Africa, Zambia] PF has neglected tobacco farmers-Chishala Chilufya

Speaking in an interview Mr Chilufya said Zambia was the biggest producer of tobacco in the region but that it has fallen behind countries like Malawi which is six times smaller than Zambia. He said the lack of policy consistency has chased away potenti
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:07
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