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[Uruguay, Zimbabwe] Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

Britain said Mugabe’s appointment was “surprising and disappointing” and added that it risked overshadowing the WHO’s global work. The United States, which has imposed sanctions on Mugabe for alleged human rights violations, said it was “disappointed.”
Reuters
added Oct 21, 2017 22:58
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Global Campaign to Smoke Out Tobacco Firms from UN Body

The Governing Body – which will hold its upcoming 331st sessions beginning October 26 through November 9 —is expected to decide whether to sever tobacco companies from its partnership with ILO. “If the ILO is to live up to its promise of promoting right
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:24
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22nd Century Completes Successful Hemp Field Trials with University of Virginia

first successful harvest of hemp plants and identified several promising hemp varieties that could form the foundation for commercial hemp production throughout the legacy tobacco belt region of the United States. “We are delighted with the results of ou
Business Wire
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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MCLAUGHLIN: Following Up On The Foreign Emoluments Clause and Gerrymandering

reading of “emoluments” in the Compensation Clause...would have eliminated Virginia tobacco planters like Thomas Jefferson or James Madison from ever being considered for the presidency, given the nature of state involvement in the tobacco business at the
National Review
added Oct 20, 2017 19:41
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Mounting Evidence on Therapeutic Benefits of Cannabis Unleashes Tsunami NetworkNewsWire Editorial Coverage

Through genetic engineering and plant breeding, 22nd Century Group Inc. (NYSE: XXII) can increase or decrease the level of nicotine and nicotinic alkaloids in tobacco plants and the levels of cannabinoids in cannabis plants. The company's primary mission
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2017 22:09
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Calls on International Labor Organization to Drop the Tobacco Industry

A letter from nearly 200 public health organizations, labor rights groups and others sent to members of the ILO governing body this week describes how tobacco companies victimize farmers and other workers through practices including unfair pricing strate
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 17, 2017 01:08
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-producing LGUs to get P29.5 billion in excise tax shares

The Department of Budget and Management has ordered the release of a total of P29.5 billion to tobacco-producing provinces, cities and towns as part of their share from excise taxes collected in 2011, 2014 and 2015. Local Budget Memorandum No. 76 signed
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:54
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Tobacco losing out in India

Farmers in the traditional tobacco-growing areas of the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh are said to be exploring the possibility of switching from tobacco to crops such as Bengal gram. Mechanization has made growing Bengal gram relatively easy and f
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 10, 2017 20:39
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[Virginia] Danville Harvest Jubilee ro feature a tobacco auctioneer demonstration

The demonstration, set to take the stage prior to Trace Adkins, will feature renowned auctioneers Sandy Houston, John Kessler, Mac Burnette, Ralph Tyndall and Mitch Ashby, according to a news release from Danville Parks and Recreation. Danville Harvest
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Oct 8, 2017 10:09
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco farming dwindles

About 84 percent of Taiwan’s tobacco farmers have stopped growing the crop, the Council of Agriculture said on Friday, adding that farmers can apply for subsidies until the end of the year, when the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp (TTLC) is to stop purcha
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:54
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