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Tobacco Act prohibits potato, tomato cultivation in Maldives

The new tobacco control Act would ban cultivation of potato and tomato in the Maldives as cultivating any species of the tobacco family is prohibited under the Act.
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:18

[Europe, Hungary] Governments must challenge Big Tobacco

This week, a European association of tobacco growers called UNITAB will be holding their 33rd Congress in Budapest, Hungary. This is one of several tobacco growers’ association events this year organised to attempt to undermine a lifesaving global public
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:24

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

Zimbabweans Growing Lucrative Burley Tobacco Start Reaping Huge Rewards

A cigar-wrapping tobacco auction floor has been set up in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province where 14 farmers, mostly women, engaged in cultivating the lucrative burley tobacco, will utilize the facility for selling their produce.
Voice of America (
added Jun 9, 2016 16:28

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Climate change shortens tobacco season

THE tobacco sector will experience a shorter season as a result of climate change which has brought the rains late, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said.
Newsday (zw)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:10

[Israel, Palestine] Palestinian tobacco business faces threat

PA begins clamping down on farmers who package and sell hand-rolled cigarettes around the villages, accusing them of smuggling; some workers arrested
Ynetnews (il)
added Jul 20, 2013 14:05

[Africa] Tanzania: Tobacco Tops Traditional Crops, Generates Sh400 Billion

TOBACCO maintained its outstanding performance among traditional crops, with its export revenues surging to 266 million US dollars (over 425bn/-) in the year ending March 2013.
added Jun 14, 2013 19:45

[Africa, China, Malawi, Tanzania] Helping Tobacco Grow

JTI now invests directly in tobacco cultivation and a plant which can trace its history back thousands of years
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:13

[North Carolina] Ex-US Rep. Charlie Rose helped tobacco farmers

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Rose, who used his seat on the House Agriculture Committee to help farmers and protect the tobacco crops that brought wealth to farmers in his North Carolina district, has died, his wife said Tuesday. Rose, 73, died of Parkinson’
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Sep 5, 2012 16:02

[Pakistan] Cut in tobacco cultivation area to affect KP growers

The World Health Organisation has asked the government to reduce area under cultivation of tobacco through fresh measures under Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, but tobacco companies consider this measure as an attack on farmers in Khyber Pakhtunk
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 1, 2012 14:26
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