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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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Plight of Zimbabwe's small-scale tobacco growers

BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2014 14:05
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[Europe] Poland opposes EU menthol and slim cigarettes ban

In spite of the Health Ministry's reference to 90,000 deaths in Poland per year as a result of smoking-related diseases, the opinions of the other ministries proved decisive. The Ministry of Agriculture outlined that Poland is the largest exporter of t
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:30
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[Indonesia] Letter: WHO, tobacco and farmers

These farmers have no hope without cultivating tobacco, or alternative crops. The situation is compounded by fluctuations in market demand. Now is not the time for the WHO to ban tobacco.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:02
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Child Farmworkers Banned From Handling Pesticides, But Not Tobacco

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) has been putting pressure on Reynolds American...to end child labor in its supply chain and give workers collective bargaining rights. Now, they’re planning to call for a boycott of the company’s products, as Chávez
BuzzFeed
added Sep 29, 2015 10:15
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AUDIO: Connecticut Grown Tobacco

While farmers in several North Central towns, like Enfield, are still growing tobacco in deceptively simple wood barns, tobacco is no longer the economic engine that once required farmers to recruit help from all over the country. It’s hard to find someo
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Mar 17, 2015 14:51
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[Africa] Tanzania earns $50m from the tobacco industry

The Tanzania goverment earns around $ 50million a year from the tobaaco industry as revenue. Speaking to the East African Business Week in Dar es Salaam, recently the Professor of Economics from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Asmerom Kidane s
East African Business Week
added Mar 8, 2015 14:33
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Merchants say no to low-grade tobacco

Preparations for the 2015 tobacco marketing season have started with merchants indicating that they will not be buying low-grade leaves this season. An oversupply of tobacco on the international market is expected and this may affect local prices.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:50
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[Africa] Malawi grosses US$38m from tobacco sales

Malawi has earned K15 billion (about US$38 million) from tobacco sales during the first five weeks of the 2013/2014 marketing season, the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) announced Tuesday.TCC chief executive Bruce Munthali said 28 million kilogrammes of
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Apr 29, 2014 12:55
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[Canada] Day 223: An additional round on additives

From his first job as a technician at its then newly-established facility to make reconstituted tobacco, Mr. Sinclair was steadily promoted, eventually being put in charge of all of ITL's consolidated manufacturing facilities in western Ontario. (Not lo
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 10, 2014 12:18
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