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[Zimbabwe] New tobacco rules rile growers

Activists are calling on buyers to buy tobacco from countries that do not practice child labour, infringe on women’s rights, cause deforestation or use harmful chemicals. But farmers argue that the requirements are a political move targeted at Zimbabwe’
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 17, 2013 23:49

[Zimbabwe] US$784 000 tobacco goes under hammer on first day

Tobacco growers pocketed a collective US$784 000 from the sale of 265 000 kilogrammes of flue cured tobacco on the first day of the 2013 tobacco selling season. The crop was sold on Wednesday at three participating auction floors, Tobacco Sales Floor, Bok
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 14, 2013 21:37

[UK] Bulgarian tobacco harvest relies on help from children

Children must quit the classroom in some villages on the border with Greece to tend crops Share 3
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 5, 2013 22:09

[Zimbabwe] Tobacco marketing season to open next month

THIS year's tobacco marketing season opens on Wednesday February 15 with individual sales while contract sales commence the following day. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chairperson Mrs Monica Chinamasa told journalists yesterday that four auction
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 29, 2013 16:06

VIDEO: Zimbabwe welcomes tobacco protocol

China Central Television (CCTV) (cn)
added Jan 18, 2013 14:15

[Indonesia] Pro-Tobacco Groups to File Judicial Review Against New Regulation

The Indonesian Tobaco Growers Association (APTI) and the National Coalition for Saving Kretek (Cigarettes), or KNPK, were preparing to file a judicial review against Government Regulation No. 109 of 2012 on the Control of Addictive Substances in the Form
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:35

[Zimbabwe] We’re geared for tobacco selling season: Boka

Boka Tobacco Floors says it is geared for this year’s selling season, which is likely to start next month. Last year, the marketing season started in February and ended in July. As of December 2012, over 60
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 7, 2013 07:18

[Africa] ITGA welcomes Comesa`s stance on tobacco ban

The International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA) has welcomed the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) decision to oppose the total ban of tobacco production without offeringsustainable alternative crops. (blog) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 06:17

[Kentucky] Tobacco processor, seed producer among businesses wondering if hemp could boost bottom line

One possibility is industrial hemp, an outlawed cousin of marijuana that once was a staple of Kentucky agriculture. The long-dormant hemp crop with a multitude of uses could make a comeback if some prominent Kentucky politicians get their way.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 23, 2012 15:03

WTO - World Trade Organization : Honduras requests panel on Australia’s tobacco measures

Australia rejected the first request for a panel made by Honduras on Australia's measures concerning trademarks, geographical indications and other plain packaging requirements applicable to tobacco products and packaging. (fr)
added Nov 20, 2012 22:02
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