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[China, North Carolina] The Chinese Government Is Getting Rich Selling Cigarettes

China National runs more than 160 cigarette brands, manufactured in about 100 factories across the country, and uses its earnings to invest in banks, luxury hotels, a hydroelectric plant, a golf course, and even drugmakers. Most of its money goes to its o
Bloomberg News
added Feb 11, 2015 23:34
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[Zimbabwe] FARMERS SMUGGLING TOBACCO INTO ZAMBIA

Tobacco farmers who were stuck with huge stocks following the unexpected early closure of auction floors are smuggling the crop outside the country, it has been learnt. Traditionally, auction floors open in February and close in September, but for the f
Newsdzezimbabwe
added Jul 27, 2014 19:04
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[Africa] Tobacco to remain Malawi's key crop, says Agriculture Minister Peter Mwanza

Despite the anti-tobacco lobby being championed by the World Health Organization, Malawi government says tobacco will remain the country’s key and strategic crop for years to come.
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Jun 29, 2013 14:50
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EDITORIAL: Who Wants Tobacco Business Dead in Africa?

if the concern of ITGA and tobacco farmers is that the FCTC will take away farmers' livelihood . . . If the concern of WHO FCTC is to reduce the burden of tobacco use, and prevent the death of millions of users and make plans for better alternative to t
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:51
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[Africa, Zambia] Lack of finances affecting tobacco farmers – TBZ

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says lack of financial support among tobacco farmers is affecting their potential to grow the crop at full capacity. TBZ tobacco inspector – Southern Region Teddy Chirwa said most farmers are unable to grow the crop, whi
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Sales Surpass 120 Million KG

Zimbabwe has surpassed the 120 million kilogramme mark for flue-cured tobacco sales despite poor rains that affected production. Late rains, dry spells and floods affected production this season. This is the sixth time that the country has scored such
All-Africa.com
added May 26, 2015 08:30
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[Sudan] Tobacco sales ban in North Darfur leaves farmers with no livelihood

Tobacco farmers from North Darfur, Sudan, have asked the Islamic Fiqh Academy to find them an alternative livelihood following its prohibition of tobacco sales, according to a Radio Dabanga report.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 8, 2012 03:54
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[Africa, Tanzania] China interested in local tobacco

TANZANIA is contemplating selling its Tobacco produce to China but cautioned producers over a likely price drop of the traditional crop which constitutes 40 percent of the total export earnings.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:53
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Macedonia reaps a successful tobacco harvest

quick sale, higher quality and government subsidies are behind the successful 2012-2013 tobacco harvest.
Southeast European Times
added Feb 17, 2013 23:46
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[Canada] Tobacco Farmers Feeling “Unfairly Prosecuted”

The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00
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