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[North Carolina] Duke Homestead: Cultivation of a Tobacco Empire

The trek back to Orange County following the Civil War marked the beginning of Washington Duke's rise to prominence in the tobacco business. He gathered his family and returned to his virtually barren homeplace. Having been unable to make the proper paym
Duke Homestead
added Oct 24, 2013 03:23
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[Africa, Russia, South America/Caribbean] Malawi farmers’ livelihood to go up in smoke as Chile bans public puffing

"We're very concerned with the smoking ban in Chile, in Russia and other countries have also proposed similar bans,” Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) chief executive officer Bruce Munthali told The Nation newspaper. “Tobacco farmers as any othe
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11
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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 (VOANews.com)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:28
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R.J. Reynolds spotlights illicit cigarette manufacturing in court hearing

A melodramatic and high-stakes case illuminating a complaint by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. about Native American tribes’ alleged “rogue cigarette” manufacturing challenged a federal judge...contends USDA underestimated gross domestic volume of cigaret
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2015 19:46
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[Canada] Krista Foss: Tobacco country

The boyfriend who introduced me to tobacco country ... Did that guy love to smoke. He was raised in southwestern Ontario’s Norfolk county, Canada’s fertile crescent for the noxious weed, during the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, the halcyon days of tobacco gr
National Post (ca)
added Jul 8, 2014 15:12
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Tanzania not likely to ban tobacco farming

DESPITE calls by anti-tobacco activists for Tanzania to ban or reduce production of tobacco, the government is not likely to do so in the near future until a credible alternative crop is in place to enable farmers continue to earn incomes.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Nov 5, 2013 18:35
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Prices to Go Up

Global tobacco production is expected to drop by around 100 million kilogrammes, a development that will result in local prices going up during this marketing season, a senior Government official has said. The 2016 tobacco marketing season will open on
All-Africa.com
added Mar 7, 2016 17:50
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco companies embark on massive reforestation programme

TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) and tobacco merchants have established a Sustainable Afforestation Association (SAA) to spearhead reforestation across the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:34
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[Africa, China] Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco

At least five farms have attracted Chinese investment in Mashonaland Central...Safe in the knowledge that Mr Mugabe’s policy of strengthening ties with China will offer a degree of protection, they have poured money into machinery and are taking advice f
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco farmers earn $3,6m

Zimbabwean tobacco farmers have earned about $3,6 million from the sale of the golden in the first week of the season, a 33 percent increase from the $2,7 million that was realised in the same period last year. The golden leaf remains one of the country’
Southern Times (na)
added Apr 11, 2016 18:03
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