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[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
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[Tanzania] WHO restrictions upset tobacco body

The Tanzania Tobacco Cooperative Apex Limited (TTCA) representing more than 100,000 tobacco farmers in the country has opposed World Health Organisation (WHO) plans on regulation of the crop's farming.
The Citizen (tz)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:35
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Universal Corporation Reports Six-Month Results

Mr. Freeman stated, "Our results continue to be impacted by an oversupply in tobacco leaf markets and the effects of softer demand from our customers. As is typical under these conditions, markets have developed slowly in some origins, with a later start
PR Newswire
added Nov 8, 2014 14:36
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[Africa] Malawi's tobacco earnings hit $227 million

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) announced on Friday that Malawi has sold a total of 127 million kilogrammes of tobacco, realizing $227 million from the sales since the tobacco market opened in March this year.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:25
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Farmer To 'Daily Show': It's OK To Employ Kids In The Fields Because Society's 'Too Soft'

a devastating reality that even "The Daily Show" struggled to make funny. On the heels of a shocking recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, "The Daily Show" dispatched Samantha Bee, "most senior correspondent," to investigate the child labor practices
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 29, 2014 03:03
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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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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] Zim explores alternatives to flue-cured Virginia tobacco

Small-scale tobacco farmers in the Burma Valley embarked on a cigar wrapper tobacco project this season. Cigar wrapper is tobacco leaf used as the outermost covering of a cigar, surrounding the binder. This comes at a time when there is a shortage of ciga
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 5, 2016 17:15
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