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VIDEO: Tobacco: good for Zimbabwe's health

Zimbabwe's farmers have sold more tobacco this year than ever before - fueling hopes that the sector could ease the country's severe shortage of U.S. dollars ahead of its first election in a post-Mugabe era next week. David Doyle reports.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[China] Zimbabwe tobacco sales at all time high, could ease dollar crunch

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kg with a week to go before the selling season ends, official data showed on Friday, raising hopes its second biggest export could help ease the country’s severe dollar shortage.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 18:36
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Tobacco production in Azerbaijan may increase by late 2018 (Exclusive) ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:27
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[China, North Carolina] N Carolina Gov. Cooper asks Trump to pull back on tariffs

Cooper mentioned specifically pork heading to Mexico and China and tobacco going to Turkey, China and the European Union. He says North Carolina exports of these products alone to the affected regions are $550 million annually.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 20, 2018 14:05
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22nd Century Announces the Immediate Feasibility of the FDA’s Nicotine Reduction Plan / Reynolds American and Phillip Morris unable to comply with the FDA’s plan “for 20-years”

In preparation for the prompt implementation of the new FDA rule, 22nd Century is already growing increased amounts of the Company’s VLN™ tobacco in order to be able to supply a sufficient quantity of the Company’s proprietary VLN™ tobacco seeds to grow
Business Wire
added Jul 18, 2018 02:33
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Re: Docket No. FDA-2017-N-6189, Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes (PDF)

22nd Century believes that Very Low Nicotine Content ("VLNC") cigarettes containing only minimally or non-addictive levels of nicotine will enable tens of millions of people to either stop smoking or to never develop the addiction to smoking. Independent
22nd Century
added Jul 18, 2018 02:33
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Alliance One International, Inc. Proposes Change in Corporate Name to Pyxus International, Inc.

On February 8, 2018, the company announced an ambitious transformation plan, called "One Tomorrow," intended to drive future growth opportunities and reshape its brand as the trusted provider of responsibly-produced, independently-verified, sustainable,
PR Newswire
added Jul 16, 2018 15:19
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[North Carolina] It is legal for kids to work on tobacco farms, but it can make them sick

“It’s kind of a legacy in eastern North Carolina,” Castillo tells Here & Now’s Robin Young. “Either your neighbor owns a farm, or a relative owns a farm. Tobacco obviously is part of that heritage, and kids have been working in it, farmers will tell you,
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:21
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[North Carolina] Is hemp the future of NC agriculture?

Tobacco is still North Carolina’s top cash crop — $724 million last year. Not for long, Crumley predicts. “Hemp will be bigger in North Carolina than tobacco is now,” he said. Averitt said tobacco is in decline and sweet potato prices have gone down. H
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jul 23, 2018 04:38
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Child Labor And Tobacco Farming: Are Kids Adequately Protected? 11:07

Despite a worldwide decline in production, tobacco remains North Carolina's most valuable crop. During the picking season, it's all hands on deck — and some of those hands belong to kids as young as 7 years old. The Fair Labor Standards Act makes except
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:23
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