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[Africa] Malawi tobacco sales rake in US$31m in three weeks

Tobacco earnings have reached over US$31million from 21.7 million kilogrammes in three weeks of sale at the country’s tobacco auction market.Tobacco Control Commission chief executive Bruce Munthali said Monday that this year’s earnings appeared a bit be
StarAfrica
added May 4, 2015 17:32
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[North Carolina] McIntyre Pushes for Fair Treatment of Tobacco Growers

U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre is pushing USDA to help tobacco farmers by urging it to make an adjustment to the tobacco federal crop insurance program so that claim amounts may better reflect market prices.
US House of Representatives
added Sep 12, 2012 03:18
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers continue to increase

At least 86 751 farmers have registered to grow tobacco during the 2014/15 season, up from 83 668 that had applied by the corresponding period in 2013, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said. At least 40 359 of the farmers that want to
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:56
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 2015 tobacco registration clocks 75,000 plus

MORE than 75,000 farmers have registered for the 2015 tobacco farming season, compared to 71,579 who had registered during the same period last year. Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) indicate Matabeleland region, whic
Chronicle (zw)
added Oct 16, 2014 03:06
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[China] S Africa tops as Zimbabwe's biggest tobacco buyer

SOUTH Africa has overtaken China as the biggest buyer of the country’s golden leaf as of last week, according to latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB).
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Aug 11, 2013 22:58
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[North Carolina] The 2013 Reynolds American, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting: orders, points of order, “out of order” and ordered out!

Dr. Sharon Brown, a grandmother and a shareholder from Pennsylvania, who was seated second from the aisle where the company’s sole microphone ... saw Dr. Brown fall to the floor after she attempted to get by the RAI employee. By the time Dr. Brown was ab
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 19, 2013 13:37
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[North Carolina] Tobacco takes beating [The Wilson Daily Times, N.C.]

the more crops he find that were either destroyed or damaged during Sunday's storm. "It is pretty severe in places," said Bradley, who is director of the Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension Service.
InsuranceNewsNet.com
added Jul 9, 2012 19:44
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Pakistan signs convention on tobacco control

Farmers in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa are bracing for yet another attack on their livelihood but this time by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as Pakistan has signed a Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), squeezing the already thin field for tobacco
The News (pk)
added Jul 1, 2012 18:53
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[Africa] What next for Zimbabwe's tobacco sector?

facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as the ba
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Apr 10, 2015 16:37
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Research reveals assorted ills of tobacco farming ($$)

Tobacco farming is harmful to the environment and to the farm workers, with multinational tobacco companies contributing to the problem by exploiting local farmers, new research has revealed. A review of research on the environmental health impact of tob
Cape Times (za)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:06
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