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[Malawi] Tobacco workers to ILO: Quit tobacco industry

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: I am writing to you on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of farmers in Malawi trying to make a living out of growing tobacco. We wish to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:50
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[North Carolina] Review: An Inheritance Is Threatened in ‘Abundant Acreage Available’

this hermetic tale takes place entirely on a family-owned tobacco farm in North Carolina. Not that we ever feel the sense of expansiveness one might expect from a movie whose plot revolves around the land. Instead, Mr. MacLachlan and his cinematographer,
New York Times
added Sep 28, 2017 22:31
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[Asia, China] Change of crop bears fruit

The city produces among the best tobacco nationwide, and its output accounts for approximately 9 percent of the total nationwide. "Tobacco is still a pillar industry. But we are trying to make other sectors, like organic farming, vacation and sport tour
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 30, 2017 23:42
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Medical Cannabis Companies Leverage Biosynthesis to Boost Drug Development

It has also developed a means to genetically engineer tobacco plants to regulate the level of nicotine, among other nicotinic alkaloids, to develop smoking cessation and reduced-risk tobacco products.
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:40
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Kezzler Provides Real-time Track and Trace Technology Solution for Scott Farms Tobacco Operation

Cost effective seed-to-sale solution significantly contributes to Scott Farms' improvements in tobacco farming efficiency and productivity Kezzler AS, a leader in serialization and tracking and tracing business services today announced they have succes
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:39
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[California] L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it

The city is drafting rules to allow greenhouses that grow cannabis, industrial facilities that process it, and new shops that sell it for recreational use, not just medical need. But anyone expecting L.A. to become the next Amsterdam may be disappointe
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 26, 2017 15:17
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Certified-organic cigarettes? Tobacco is big organic business in Virginia

Virginia’s USDA-certified organic farms produced $18.5 million in certified-organic tobacco, according to the The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. That accounts for 33 percent of the state’s organically produced c
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Sep 24, 2017 14:28
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[Argentina, Delaware] Del. Court Grapples With Forum In Argentine Toxic Tort Suit ($$)

Supreme Court wrestled with questions of forum Wednesday as attorneys for Argentine tobacco farmers argued that the dismissal of their toxic tort cases against tobacco companies, which had claimed Delaware was an "inconvenient forum,"...involved six conso
Law360
added Sep 27, 2017 21:48
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: $20m Kitty for Tobacco Growers

Government has come up with a $20 million loan facility to benefit small scale tobacco growers and ensure auction floors remain functional. This follows realisation that the bulk of flue-cured tobacco was being grown under the contract system. Few farme
All-Africa.com
added Sep 20, 2017 18:14
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U.S. Organic Tobacco Market 2017 - Analysis and Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. organic tobacco market. It presents the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. The forecast reveals market pro
Business Wire
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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