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Research Shows That Sales of CBD Products are Growing Rapidly

22nd Century Group, Inc. ...completed their 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 State
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2017 22:19
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Alliance One International Reports Improved Sales and Gross Profit for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended September 30, 2017

Sales increased 14.9% to $447.3 million primarily due to the larger South American crop and a 12.4% increase in average sales price due to favorable product mix. Gross profit increased 37.9% to $69.3 million and gross profit as a percentage of sales imp
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports top $665 million

Zimbabwe has earned $666,8 million from 123,7 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported mainly to South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s latest weekly bulletin show that China accounted fo
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 1, 2017 10:27
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ILO under pressure to limit relationship with big tobacco

The agency has been receiving funding from the Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation, a nonprofit funded by tobacco companies, since 2002, and has a standing agreement with the foundation that runs until June 2018. In 2011, the ILO also
Devex
added Nov 3, 2017 02:52
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Farmers urge govt to control tobacco import

The Indonesian Tobacco Farmers Association (APTI) has called on the government to control the importation of tobacco to protect local farmers who have been heavily affected by the influx of imported tobacco. APTI chairman Agus Parmuji and the associatio
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers in the Southeast and Their Family Members or Representatives Can Get Money in $24 Million Settlement

has reached a $24 million Settlement to resolve claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco members over reserve funds. Tobacco growers across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and Alabama who were or are members of U.S. Toba
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2017 00:41
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[Africa] Opinion / Interviews / Zimbabwe won't shut down struggling embassies, says Mzembi

A: Zimbabwe is a signatory to the (FCTC) and its economy is transitioning to alternatives. However, in the interim, we will continue to strictly observe the set guidelines in the production and trading of tobacco. FCTC does not abruptly stop production a
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Mzembi speaks on WHO furore

Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi says he has no regrets about his decision to lobby for the role of (WHO) goodwill envoy for President Robert Mugabe and shall not be deterred from marketing the veteran leader by angry hecklers. In an exclusive inte
The Daily News (zw)
added Oct 29, 2017 15:50
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Swisher Sweets, Sunbelt Expo Recognize Southeastern Farmer of the Year

Robert Mills, Jr., a first generation farmer who grows tobacco and raises beef cattle and pullet breeder chickens near Callands, Va., has been selected as the overall winner...Mills now offers himself as an example for young people who face long odds in
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 30, 2017 01:48
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U.N. labour agency urged to cut ties with tobacco firms

“Tobacco companies victimise farmers and other workers through manipulative practices, including unfair pricing strategies, abusive contracts and child labour. They have no place in a UN agency concerned with fair labour practices and human rights,” says
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:30
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