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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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[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] Duke Homestead: Cultivation of a Tobacco Empire

The trek back to Orange County following the Civil War marked the beginning of Washington Duke's rise to prominence in the tobacco business. He gathered his family and returned to his virtually barren homeplace. Having been unable to make the proper paym
Duke Homestead
added Oct 24, 2013 03:23
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[Africa] Zambia loses $100 million from tobacco

MINISTER of Agriculture Dora Siliya says the country is likely to lose about US$100 million in export earnings due to the drastic reduction in tobacco production from 45 million kilogrammes in 2013 to 22 million kilogrammes in 2017.
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:13
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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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Zimbabweans Growing Lucrative Burley Tobacco Start Reaping Huge Rewards

A cigar-wrapping tobacco auction floor has been set up in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province where 14 farmers, mostly women, engaged in cultivating the lucrative burley tobacco, will utilize the facility for selling their produce.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:28
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[Africa, Zambia] Pay farmers, tobacco companies told

TOBACCO companies risk losing their licences if they fail to pay farmers’ 2015/16 marketing season dues on time, the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) has warned. Recently, Minister of Agriculture Given Lubinda issued a warning to tobacco marketing companies
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2016 19:41
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Deliveries Increase As Prices Firm

TOBACCO deliveries at the auction floors have increased by 66 percent as prices continue to firm, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said. Latest TIMB statistics show that by day nine of sales, there was an increase in deliveries from 4
All-Africa.com
added Apr 15, 2016 12:11
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[Africa] Malawi tobacco marketing season to open on April 11

Malawi tobacco marketing season will be officially opened on April 11, starting with Lilongwe Auction Floors, Tobacco Control Commission (TCC), the country’s tobacco regulator announced Tuesday.TCC Chief Executive Officer, Albert Changaya confirmed in th
StarAfrica
added Mar 15, 2016 21:08
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales decline 21pc

Exactly 12 days after sales opened, at least 7,3 million kg of tobacco worth $16, 2 million has been sold at an average price of $2,23 per kg
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:45
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