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[Central America] 22nd Century’s Receives USDA Phytosanitary Certificate to Export Proprietary Tobacco Seeds

is exporting multiple varieties of its proprietary tobacco seeds to Central America for testing and possible expanded agricultural production. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a phytosanitary certificate to 22nd Century to facilit
Business Wire
added Oct 23, 2015 08:02
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco-state politicians urged to focus on potential impact of TPP trade agreement

In a recent podcast, Benson discusses the industry's history of using international trade agreements and corporate responsibility campaigns to subvert anti-tobacco health initiatives and continue marketing tobacco in developing countries where demand is
News-Medical.net
added Nov 5, 2015 17:37
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[Asia-pacific] THE AFFECTS OF THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP ON TOBACCO

“They would not have the same protection...other companies...who felt like a country was putting forth a discriminatory policy that really wasn’t fair under the trade rules....does have the potential to increase exports of US leaf tobacco. It’s very uncl
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Oct 19, 2015 14:14
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[Asia-pacific] TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP Benefits to U.S. Agriculture (PDF)

In 2014, the United States exported $378 million of tobacco1 to the TPP region and $1.5 billion to the world. By eliminating tariffs on all tobacco in TPP export markets, TPP will enhance U.S. tobacco farmers’ ability to compete fairly in TPP export ma
Foreign Agricultural Service / USDA
added Oct 20, 2015 09:58
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[Asia-pacific] TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP Benefits to U.S. Agriculture (PDF)

In 2014, the United States exported $378 million of tobacco1 to the TPP region and $1.5 billion to the world. By eliminating tariffs on all tobacco in TPP export markets, TPP will enhance U.S. tobacco farmers’ ability to compete fairly in TPP export mark
Foreign Agricultural Service / USDA
added Oct 16, 2015 07:32
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: House drops cigarette provision in culture bill

Facing fierce public criticism, the House of Representatives decided on Tuesday to drop articles endorsing kretek (clove cigarettes) in the current culture bill legislation. Antitobacco campaigners have lambasted new provisions in a culture bill recogni
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:50
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] House confirms removal of clove cigarettes from cultural heritage bill

The controversial articles acknowledging kretek (clove cigarettes) as Indonesia’s cultural heritage have been removed from a culture draft bill by the House of Representatives (DPR). According to a report by kompas.com, the decision was made at the Hous
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:45
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers asked to shift to other crops

The agriculture ministry is seriously pursuing with states to convince farmers that they should grow alternative crops, sources said. States have been asked to formulate specific plans at a meeting chaired by Ashok Dalwai, additional secretary in the min
Financial Chronicle (in)
added Oct 15, 2015 13:05
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[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Growers alarmed by planned TPP tobacco carve-out

The Tobacco Growers’ Association of North Carolina (TGANC) has said that it is alarming and un-American that for the first time in history the White House is actively working to discriminate against its own farmers in trade agreement negotiations.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 14, 2015 15:13
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[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Fight over tobacco could derail gains for pork, poultry

A new trade agreement could mean significant gains for North Carolina’s pork and poultry industries, but a fight over the rights of tobacco companies in foreign markets could thwart the entire effort. Twelve nations — the United States, Australia, Brunei
Kinston (NC) Free Press
added Oct 13, 2015 10:16
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