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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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Tobacco: a threat to our oceans

Each year, 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered... This year’s Ocean Conference, 5-9 June, comes mere days after World No Tobacco Day 2017, the theme of which is “Tobacco – a threat to development”. This year’s theme recognizes tobacco’s widespread
UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
added May 25, 2017 00:34
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports drop 12pc

ZIMBABWE’S seasonal tobacco export receipts have registered a 12 percent drop so far to $216,9 million compared to $246,3 million realised during the comparable period in 2016, official data shows.
Chronicle (zw)
added May 17, 2017 15:23
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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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[Virginia] JTI Leaf Services expanding in Danville

"Tobacco is alive and well in Danville," said Steve Daniels, CEO of JTI Leaf Services. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 the tobacco company in Danville, Virginia announced the opening of their brand new 110,000 square foot tobacco storage facility. Housed in there
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28
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[Brazil, USA] “CNT has become a shareholder in the UTC Group”

Contraf-Nicotex-Tobacco GmbH (“CNT”) and United Tobacco Company LLC (“UTC US”) are pleased to announce that CNT has become a shareholder in the UTC Group by founding UTC International LLC, Wilson, NC. The new company shall be the management holding for t
United Tobacco Company
added Mar 29, 2017 18:46
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] TIMB takes over afforestation fund

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) will manage the afforestation fund made up of tobacco levies, a Cabinet minister has said.
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:55
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