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Tobacco losing out in India

Farmers in the traditional tobacco-growing areas of the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh are said to be exploring the possibility of switching from tobacco to crops such as Bengal gram. Mechanization has made growing Bengal gram relatively easy and f
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 10, 2017 20:39
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Top 3 Trends Impacting the Global Snus Market Through 2021: Technavio

report on the global snus market provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribu
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2017 03:17
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The dwindling tobacco industry Tobacco, no more

The Daily Mirror spoke to the CEO of Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC) Pubudu Sumanasekera on the hazards of smoking and the use of tobacco and the myths and misconceptions involved with the tobacco industry.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:08
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[Vietnam] Pipe dream! Shocking moment tourist collapses from a massive nicotine hit after she smokes ultra-strong 'wild tobacco' that locals use as PESTICIDE

A video of a tourist fainting after inhaling tobacco so strong that it is used as a pesticide has gone viral. The footage, taken in Vietnam, shows an unidentified female tourist sitting at the side of a road with a small group of men who had invited her
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:26
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22nd Century Produces Non-GMO Very Low Nicotine Tobacco

research collaboration with North Carolina State University has yielded several new Very Low Nicotine (VLN) tobacco varieties... “Because our new non-GMO varieties contain no foreign DNA, these proprietary varieties will open up huge new markets around th
Business Wire
added Jun 6, 2017 19:27
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What smoking cigarettes means for the future of our planet

Tobacco is a monocrop, meaning that farmers only grow tobacco plants on a set amount of land each year. That matters because many monocrops are regularly treated with chemicals — insecticides, fungicides, fumigants, herbicides, growth inhibitors and ripe
Mic
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales rake in $300m

In the same period last year, 77 million kg of tobacco was sold, raising $220 million. Tobacco sales have increased by 29,74% to 100 million kg as compared to 77 million kg auctioned last year.
Newsday (zw)
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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RESPONDING TO A CHANGING WORLD Sustainability Report 2016 (PDF)

we also see substantial growth opportunities in new types of tobacco and nicotine alternatives, which we call Next Generation Products, and are making significant progress in the commercialisation and development of a range of products which offer co
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 10, 2017 04:26
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HENDLIN: For an Earth Free of Tobacco Waste

For Earth Day, we’re taking a look into how much the world sacrifices to produce this completely unnecessary product. The environmental costs of tobacco fare no better than the health costs of using tobacco. As the 1995 World Health Organization (WHO) Be
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 23, 2017 00:01
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Savanna Tobacco rebrands

Government has called for the creation of a cigarette industry which fully embraces value-addition and beneficiation to realise better profits compared to selling unprocessed tobacco. The successful empowerment of the tobacco sector at primary level has
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03
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