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[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Tobacco draws a fight in trade deal

this boils down to curbing tobacco’s ability to mitigate antismoking efforts, which suppress tobacco sales. That ripples back to the farmers and fields in North Carolina and Virginia and Kentucky, home to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tillis, e
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Oct 11, 2015 08:40

[Asia-pacific, Kentucky, North Carolina] Pacific trade pact gets mixed reception on Capitol Hill

The tobacco issue also could cost the TPP deal the support of North Carolina's two Republican senators, Thom Tillis and Richard Burr, both of whom voted for the Trade Promotion Authority bill in June that set the negotiating guidelines and established the
added Oct 5, 2015 22:47

[Kentucky] Tobacco Queen pageant winners

The Logan County Tobacco and Heritage Festival 2015 Queen’s pageant winners were: Queen: Chelsey Autumn Hopkins, 1st Runner-up,Breanna Elizabeth Baptise, 2nd Runner-up, Claire Alexandria Wilson, 3rd Runner-up, Chasity Kaylynn Davidson, 4th Runner-up, Oli
Russellville (KY) News Democrat & Leader
added Sep 29, 2015 10:27

Profit Margins Increase for Tobacco Producers

After 10 years of annual $1 billion payments to tobacco farmers, tobacco producers feel a great weight being lifted from their shoulders. Profit margins are on the rise for the producers of tobacco products one year after the expiration of a 10 year feder
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 13, 2015 15:19

[Virginia] Global tobacco reps learn about quality U.S. leaf

Visitors from almost a dozen countries recently learned about tobacco grown in what several people referred to as “the greatest tobacco region in the world.” Representatives from Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Greece, Jordan, the Netherlands, the Philippines
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Aug 31, 2015 11:06

[UK, USA] 22nd Century Announces Launch of “0.0 mg Nicotine” MAGIC Cigarettes in the United Kingdom

“The public health implications of a virtually nicotine-free tobacco cigarette are enormous and 22nd Century is proud to be in a position to bring such an important product to market” Featuring an authentic, natural tobacco taste, MAGIC O cigarettes are
Business Wire
added May 29, 2015 12:46

Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results and Improved Fourth Quarter Earnings

Mr. Freeman stated, "Given fiscal year 2015's oversupplied market conditions, I am pleased with the results we achieved. We ended the year with strong fourth quarter results, which helped to bring our segment operating earnings for the fiscal year in line
PR Newswire
added May 20, 2015 06:43

[Africa, Namibia] MUBITA: Smoking Zambezians to death

approved plans we are told – to develop a 10 000-hectare fertile piece of land at Liselo, in the Zambezi region into a tobacco farm. Hunger and malnutrition are made worse when governments use scarce land for tobacco production rather than for growing foo
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added May 18, 2015 11:02

Monroe County, Kentucky, Tobacco Farmer Guilty Of Crop Insurance Fraud / Fraud totaled $711,958

According to the plea agreement, Tracy E. Dillard, 45 of Fountain Run, Kentucky aided and abetted by others, admitted in court today of knowingly making false statements and reports on insurance claims submitted to Producers Agriculture Insurance Compan
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 6, 2015 13:11

[Kentucky] Tobacco auction system is all but snuffed out

This tobacco-belt tradition, once as much a part of Kentucky's fabric as bourbon or horse racing, is fading away — and it's taking the maestros like Foy with it. "The chant of an auctioneer can sound as good as a song," said Foy, 63, who has spent four
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2015 23:49
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