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[Indiana] Asian farmers group opposes new tobacco curbs

Asian farmers launched a campaign Tuesday opposing international tobacco treaty measures they say could devastate the livelihood of the region's 10 million tobacco growers. The International Tobacco Growers Association said the campaign by its Asia chapt
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2012 12:54
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[Asia, Philippines] Health advocates slam int'l tobacco growers meet in PH

Anti-tobacco and health advocates on Tuesday slammed the planned meeting of the International Tobacco Growers Association in Manila amid the Philippine Senate’s deliberation on the sin tax bill. “The fact that ITGA is holding its conference in Manila at
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 25, 2012 04:35
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[Virginia] A true tobacco man

South Boston native Roger Jackson Eggleston, a true tobacco man, was memorialized at the Kenbridge Tobacco Museum this summer following his untimely death on March 17 of this year. He was 55. His mother, Norma Murphy Eggleston, who lives in South Boston
South Boston (VA) Gazette-Virginian
added Sep 19, 2012 16:43
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[Balkans, Bulgaria] MINA: Balkan Tobacco growers against WHO recommendations

“The World Health Organisation recommendations for cutting down tobacco production pose a threat to the livelihood of hundreds and thousands of families, adding it will not prevent people from smoking,” say tobacco farmers from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbi
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 15, 2012 18:48
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[Pakistan] Recommendations of Framework Convention on Tobacco control rejected

President Sarhad Chamber of Agriculture Ahsan Ullah Khan raised his voice in favour of more than forty thousand tobacco growers against the recommendations of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and said that officials from Switzerland were not aware
Frontier Post (pk)
added Sep 6, 2012 08:07
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[Ohio] Last year for Tobacco Festival

It's official: you just witnessed the last Ohio Tobacco Festival. The festival, which operated for 31 years, will be under new leadership and be named the Ohio Farmers' Festival starting next year.
Georgetown (OH) News Democrat
added Aug 30, 2012 10:42
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New York Times Sees "Golden Lining" in Zimbabwe's Brutal Marxist Rule

apparently out of the ashes of a country, the genocide of hundreds of thousands, and the human rights violations of millions more, the fact that a few thousand small farmers have risen up to some modest success raising tobacco is somehow a great triumph.
The New American
added Jul 31, 2012 14:04
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[Philippines] Group says ‘sin’ tax to lower tobacco production by 50%

THE Associated Anglo American Tobacco Corp. (AAATC) said the market volume of tobacco would fall by as much as 50 percent while there will be a thriving cigarette black market if the controversial Malacañang-backed “sin-tax” reform bill is signed into la
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:22
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KENNY: In the War Against Smoking, America Is on the Wrong Side

The Obama administration has a chance to put the U.S. back on the right side of the war against smoking. The issue is back on the front burner thanks to negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership—
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 2, 2012 10:06
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[Kentucky] New tobacco heritage mural goes up along U.S. 127 in Monterey ($$)

Just in time to welcome NASCAR fans, a new barn mural has been placed on Jobston and Joann Threet's barn on U.S. Highway 127 South in Monterey. The "Growing Plants and Pulling Plants" mural is hung as a triptych and features three framed sections.
Owenton (KY) News Herald
added Jun 27, 2012 14:09
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