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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:33
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[India] NATIONAL / KARNATAKA : Farmers demand jobs in tobacco company

They had given up land for the factory near Nanjangud
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:21
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[Africa, Zambia] ‘Investing in tobacco lucrative’

ROLAND Imperial Tobacco Company (RITCO) has urged Government to invest in tobacco production as it is a lucrative investment which can help transform the agriculture sector. RITCO chairperson Ephraim Mwenda said in Lusaka recently that due to the lucra
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:53
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[Pakistan] Companies await notification for buying tobacco

National and multinational companies have refused to begin buying tobacco until the commerce ministry and Pakistan Tobacco Board notify the start of the activity.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jul 21, 2012 15:11
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[South America/Caribbean] Smoke and Haze: Visiting Cuba's Cigar Country

Though I’m not a smoker, it’s hard to resist the urge to find out more about what are widely considered to be the best cigars in the world—and take a puff or two. So I find myself on a bus to Pinar del Río on the westernmost tip of the island. Encircled
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 5, 2014 10:15
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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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[China] Indonesia to adopt tough rules on tobacco

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said a landmark government regulation on tobacco control is being finalized and will be signed soon, local media reported on Thursday.
Global Times (cn)
added Aug 2, 2012 06:20
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[Indonesia] Tobacco farmer hold a rally against the bill

the tobacco farmers united in the National Coalition of Clove Cigarette Saviors and Tobacco Farmers Alliance (APTI) rallied outside the office of Ministry of Health on Tuesday.
zzOLD: ROL (Republika Online) (id)
added Jul 3, 2012 14:26
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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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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar Returns to What Sells: Heroin

But it was less than a decade ago that farmers took on opium as their main cash crop, abandoning cheroot tobacco, which is used for cigars. Continue reading the main story 300 Miles INDIA CHINA The Golden Triangle VIETNAM Bang Laem MYANMAR LAOS Bay of B
New York Times
added Jan 3, 2015 22:28
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