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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Curtain comes down on tobacco selling season

Flue-cured tobacco sales will now be conducted once a week as the 2017 marketing season is set to close early next month, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 28, 2017 20:21
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[Asia, China] Nandan county tobacco harvest heats up

In the past, Nandan county was encumbered with backward production methods and facilities, resulting in relatively low yields and poor quality tobacco leaves. This year has witnessed the city step up its efforts to develop modern tobacco agriculture thr
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45
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Current and Former Members of the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation or an Heir of a Member, May be Impacted by a Class Action Lawsuit Currently Pending in the North Carolina General Court of Justice

This Notice is to advise Class Members of a class action case filed against the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corp. based on allegations that Stabilization accumulated hundreds of millions of dollars from a few specific sources over the cou
PR Newswire
added Jul 26, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Excise-tax reforms should not kill Ilocos tobacco production

Tobacco farmers in the province of Ilocos Norte were to persist in tobacco farming no matter the challenges of higher excise tax and the graphic health warning on cigarette packs, as demand continues to rise, according to Batac City Mayor Albert D. Chua
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:55
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[Africa] Malawi hails Alliance One for its crop diversification initiative

Government has commended one of the country’s tobacco buying companies Alliance One Tobacco Malawi for engaging into various crop diversification programs at its farms in Kasungu where it is has planted some 25 hectares of sugar-beans and 8 hectares of p
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:13
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ilocos farmers won’t abandon tobacco despite Sin Tax -- mayor

Tobacco production is not expected to dwindle almost five years since the Sin Tax reforms became law, with the government intending to discourage smoking, a mayor from the Ilocos region, a key growing area, said. Some 52% of the total tobacco farmers in
Business World (ph)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] NTB farmers pin hopes on tobacco bill for welfare

The West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) administration, along with local tobacco farmers, has expressed hope that a controversial draft bill on the tobacco industry currently under deliberation at the House of Representatives will protect farmers’ welfare. The adm
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:14
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[Indonesia] 'Smoking baby' kicked habit but battle rage on Jewel Topsfield

These are photos of Ardi Rizal, the Indonesian toddler ...I took the photos... But now health experts are alarmed that a controversial bill before parliament aimed at increasing cigarette production will roll back regulations discouraging smoking in Indo
Nambucca (NSW) Guardian (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:38
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco rejection: a struggle for quality or the great rip off?

A staggering 139,502 bales have been rejected at point of sale across the three main auction floors and several contract sales floors in the capital as of Tuesday this week. Overweight bales and mixing different grades in one bale are some of the reas
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:14
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WITHROW: Kentucky ranked No. 1 for wrong reasons

Per capita, Kentucky ranks first in cigarette consumption of all 50 states and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths... Our tobacco farmers will not significantly suffer because nearly 70 percent of burley tobacco is shipped overseas where 20 percent of
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Jul 12, 2017 09:19
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