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Tobacco and its evil cousin, nicotine? They're good -- as a pesticide!

EurekAlert
added Nov 4, 2010 00:00
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PRIME TIME INTERNATIONAL COMPANY v. VILSACK

PRIME TIME INTERNATIONAL COMPANY, FORMERLY KNOWN AS SINGLE STICK, INC., Appellant, v. THOMAS J. VILSACK, SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE AND UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Appellees.
Leagle
added Mar 29, 2010 00:00
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[Egypt] Eastern Co to grow tobacco in Ethiopia -paper

Reuters
added Feb 11, 2010 00:00
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The US children working in tobacco fields: 'I wanted to help my mama'

Workers in tobacco are vulnerable to heat sickness, in temperatures which regularly reach 32C (89F); they risk injuries from sharp objects; and, if the Trump administration has its way, children will return to using the most toxic agrochemicals. Then th
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33
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[UK] Tobacco: a deadly business

This Guardian series is focussed on the huge damage of the tobacco epidemic, which continues to cost millions of people’s lives around the world per year, and the industry behind it
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[Malawi] Special report: The children working the tobacco fields: 'I wanted to be a nurse'

Children in poor families work the fields in Malawi, impacting schooling, reports Sarah Boseley, amid signs of a growing international crisis....There are 18 tenant families on this tobacco farm in the Kasungu district of Malawi, each living in a straw h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:28
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $400 million worth of tobacco sold

NEARLY $400 million worth of tobacco has so far been sold at the auction floors since the beginning of the marketing season in March, official figures show
Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 7, 2018 05:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farming in Zim: A bitter harvest

Human Rights Watch found that work in tobacco farming in Zimbabwe poses significant risks to children’s health and safety, consistent with our findings in Kazakhstan, the United States, and Indonesia. Children working on tobacco farms in Zimbabwe are exp
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 4, 2018 17:25
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Alliance One Is Still Risky, But New Business Lines Bring Upside Potential

AOI is a high risk/high reward play on the burgeoning e-cig, hemp, and cannabis markets. The company’s performance is largely determined by external factors such as weather and currency swings, and high debt ratios are a big concern. Management’s “One To
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Apr 13, 2018 17:48
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[Kentucky] McConnell looks to complete hemp’s comeback as crop

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants a full pardon for hemp. The Kentucky Republican on Monday previewed legislation to free the plant from its ties to marijuana and let it take root as a legitimate crop.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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