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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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[Kentucky] WITHROW: Ranking #1 for Wrong Reasons

the horrible chronic diseases and premature deaths caused by Kentuckians using tobacco products. Per capita, Kentucky ranks No. 1 of all 50 states in cigarette consumption and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths. One-third of all cancer deaths in Kent
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jul 7, 2017 16:05
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings exceed $500m

Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2017 00:56
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Sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods / They grow, we grow: helping farmers to thrive

At BAT, we have a long and proud history of working directly with farmers around the world and advancing agricultural practices. This benefits our farmers by giving them the resources and support they need to be successful, as well as helping to secure o
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:00
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Key genes in nitrogen utilization in tobacco identified

The identification of these genes could eventually lead to the development of plants that require less nitrogen and to the reduction of certain toxicants in smoke A new genetic road map of tobacco has been used to successfully identify and clone two mut
BAT Science.com
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Caribbean] Cuba sees best tobacco harvest in decade

Cuban authorities are expecting the delivery of around 19,000 tons of tobacco leaf this year, after seeing the best harvest of the last decade. Despite this success, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado called for tobacco producers to keep working hard, as
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2017 03:47
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Top 3 Trends Impacting the Global Snus Market Through 2021: Technavio

report on the global snus market provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribu
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2017 03:17
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[Africa] Tobacco: A Blessing and a Poison for Kenya’s Women Farmers

“I plant it just because it brings me money … Otherwise, the smoke during curing is too toxic and it burns.” But this is a dangerous practice. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that nicotine absorbed through the skin from handling wet tobacco lea
News Deeply: Women and Girls (Gates Foundation)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:35
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports yield $248 million

Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:32
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim has enough tobacco seed: TRB

The Tobacco Research Board (TRB) produces sufficient tobacco seed to satisfy the domestic market while surplus is exported, an official has said. TRB general manager Dr Dalia Garwe said at the moment the board has in its stock
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 27, 2017 01:35
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