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[Ohio] Tobacco Museum needs help

"The Ohio Tobacco Museum's goal is not to promote smoking or to promote chewing tobacco," said board secretary Michelle Arnold. "It's to promote the history of tobacco and the history of the residents of the Ripley, Aberdeen, Higginsport and Georgetown a
Georgetown (OH) News Democrat
added Apr 15, 2013 07:57

[Africa, Zimbabwe] $200m realised at tobacco auction floors

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has recorded close to $200 million from sales of the golden leaf as more farmers continue to deliver their crop, it has emerged.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 8, 2013 08:23

Malawi top forex generator tobacco revenue up -TCC

Official statistics compiled by the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) have shown that Malawi’s tobacco revenue and volume at the national level have doubled in the second week of trading the leaf, reaching US$ 6.8 million (about K2.7 billion), way above
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:52

[Zimbabwe] Rusape tobacco floor opens door to public

THE Tobacco Industry Marketing Board has opened a tobacco auction floor in Rusape to pave way for all contractors that sponsored tobacco farming in Manicaland to buy their golden leaf under one roof.
Manica Post (zw)
added Mar 22, 2013 13:07

Fight Flu With Tobacco

Medicago, a Canadian pharmaceutical company, is testing a new idea: Coax tobacco plants into expressing the proteins to make vaccines. Last year Darpa challenged the firm to make 10 million doses in a month. Medicago succeeded, proving it can respond quic
added Mar 19, 2013 03:26

[Greece] Greek Reporter Philip Morris Signed Agreement for Greek Tobacco

Philip Morris International along with its subsidiary Papastratos signed yesterday the agreement to purchase 50% of Greece΄s tobacco production over the next three years, according to an official announcement.
Greek Reporter
added Feb 28, 2013 13:40

[Zimbabwe] TIMB takes over Rusape tobacco auction floor

THE Tobacco Industry Marketing Board will this season be operating a tobacco auction floor in Rusape that will be accessible to all contractors that sponsored tobacco farming under the contract farming system in Manicaland.
Manica Post (zw)
added Feb 26, 2013 11:20

[Malawi] Lilongwe tobacco growers favour auction system

Despite Malawi Government only allocating 20 percent of tobacco to be sold through the auction system, some farmers in Lilongwe say the system is better than contract farming.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:33

[Uganda] LETTER: Tobacco growing can have long-lasting hazards in society if not controlled

The Minister for Agriculture, Mr Tress Bucanayandi in meeting with some MPs was quoted to have said it was unnecessary ... if a law to control the activity is not put in place, the nation will continue to levy taxes just to treat a sick population rathe
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 18, 2013 06:26

[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
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