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Africa’s ‘no’ to anti-smoking measures

The association of southern Africa’s tobacco producers says anti-smoking measures as mulled by the World Health Organization would spell economic ruin for at least 15 African countries.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:05
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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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AUDIO: CLERMONT TOBACCO FARMER KEEPING PIECE OF FLORIDA HISTORY ALIVE

Once the leaves are cured they’re shipped to factories in Nicaragua or the Dominican Republic where the cigars are made, then reimported and sold. What Borysiewicz gets back will be blended with tobacco from other regions to come up with different flavor
WMFE 90.7 FM (Orlando, FL)
added Aug 5, 2015 14:22
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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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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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[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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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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