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Tobacco: a threat to our oceans

Each year, 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered... This year’s Ocean Conference, 5-9 June, comes mere days after World No Tobacco Day 2017, the theme of which is “Tobacco – a threat to development”. This year’s theme recognizes tobacco’s widespread
UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
added May 25, 2017 00:34
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Oettinger Davidoff AG officially opens its new factory in Danlí, Honduras

After acquiring tobacco plantations in the Condega region of Nicaragua and in the Jamastrán Valley in Honduras, the company purchased land in Honduras 2015 to build a new cigar factory. ODAG Factory_1 ODAG
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:41
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[Africa] Zimbabwe Tobacco Exports Rake In $221.1mln

Zimbabwe has so far exported 47.2 million kilograms of flue cured tobacco valued at $222.1 million, 10.5 percent lower compared to $248.3 million reported in the same period last year, latest statistics from the industry regulator shows. Tobacco is the c
News of the South (zm)
added May 24, 2017 03:06
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[Denmark] TOBACCO PRODUCTION, MARKETING VIOLATE BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS

ASH and Unfairtobacco are fully aligned with the DIHR conclusion that tobacco production and marketing is deeply harmful and irreconcilable with the human right to health, meaning that PMI and other tobacco companies must stop selling harmful products im
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 29, 2017 17:24
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[Asia, China] City to use cigar production to woo tourists

The city of Shifang in Southwest China's Sichuan province has its sights set on becoming a tourist destination centered on cigar production. Daquankeng village in the city's Shigu town has the longest history of growing tobacco for cigar production in t
China Daily (cn)
added May 24, 2017 03:05
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BRIEF-Universal Corporation Q4 loss per share $1.64

Reuters
added May 24, 2017 02:03
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Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend and Sets Annual Meeting Date

PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 01:59
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Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results

Mr. Freeman stated, "I am pleased to announce that Universal delivered solid results again this year despite supply headwinds, most notably from the weather-reduced crop sizes in Brazil and ongoing challenging market conditions in Tanzania. Although we h
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 01:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers at their wits’ end

Tobacco farmers’ woes at the auction floors started as a blooper by banks that was tolerable and mildly transgressive but it has evolved into a repetitive, insipid seasonal mess that is creating paupers out of potentially vibrant business people. These
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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[China, Indonesia] LEE/ECKHARDT: Looming threat of Asian tobacco companies to global health [FREE FULL TEXT]

This new phase of tobacco industry globalisation, above all, underscores the need for collective action through the [FCTC]. Any efforts to strengthen supply-side measures—ownership, quotas, licensing, and other regulation of production— requires all gover
The Lancet (uk)
added May 27, 2017 02:48
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