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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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[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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[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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[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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[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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Poor leaf harvest in Cuba hit supplies of Cohiba and Montecristo cigars for Imperial Tobacco

A poor leaf harvest in Cuba hit supplies of Cohiba and Montecristo cigars for owner Imperial Tobacco. The world’s fourth-largest cigarette maker used a disappointing full-year update to confirm that 540 jobs will be lost with the closure of its factory in
This is Money (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 09:55
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[North Carolina] COURSEN-NEFF: The Hidden Victims of Tobacco

In the upcoming campaign season, much attention will be focused on small things, like who smokes and who doesn't. But America's youngest, and poorest, workforce shouldn't be forgotten. Leaders should promise to amend U.S. child labor law to provide the s
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:13
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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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[Africa, South Africa] WHO bullying burley tobacco growers

Having failed to reduce the demand for tobacco, the World Health Organisation is directing its attack at "the soft underbelly" of the industry - the growers, says Francois van der Merwe, chairman of the Africa region of the International Tobacco Growers'
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jul 25, 2012 22:57
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