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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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Investment incentives and the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: evidence from Zambia

Much of the struggle Zambia has experienced in implementing the FCTC can be attributed to misalignments between the economic and health sectors. Zambia's development agenda seeks to bolster agricultural processing and manufacturing. Tobacco control propon
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:10
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[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
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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
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[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
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Rwanda smoking law to affect businesses

According to the new law, smokers will be among others prohibited from smoking in public areas like such as office buildings, court premises, factories, cinema halls, theatres, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, hotels and bars, among other places.
East African Business Week
added Oct 12, 2012 08:01
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Give That Man a Cigar, but Quick Before the Regulations Kick In

Making a luxury cigar takes time. The period from planting to puffing can span at least four years and about 400 people. Seeds must be selected, plants grown, tobacco cured and leaves twisted by hand with an eye toward producing hourlong smokes, rich i
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 15, 2016 01:31
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[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
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[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.
All-Africa.com
added Jun 14, 2013 19:45
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