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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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2011 Corporate Responsibility Report - Overview

Continue to engage with the FDA and other key stakeholders to inform the development of tobacco product regulation, to advance tobacco harm reduction and to promote effective approaches to reducing underage tobacco use.
Altria Group, Inc.
added Jun 20, 2012 07:22
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Economy: Zimbabwe nets USD95 million from tobacco exports

the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board said the bulk of the crop was exported to China, with South Africa in second place.
Afriquenligne (fr)
added Jun 10, 2012 21:35
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[India] Agri-biz : Tobacco sales dip 18.42% in Karnataka

Business Line (The Hindu)
added May 22, 2012 12:59
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[Indonesia] Group Demands Government Transparency With Tobacco Excise Fund Use

The Indonesian Tobacco Farmers Association (APTI) is calling on the government to be more transparent in the use and management of the Tobacco Excise Sharing Fund (DBHCT), saying the fund was currently being used for activities unrelated to the needs of t
Jakarta Globe (id)
added May 21, 2012 18:20
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[Kentucky] Tobacco may hold key to cutting Parkinson's disease risk

Researchers at U of L link plant virus to possible breakthrough
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added May 15, 2012 01:12
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