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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco kills 5, 700 in Malawi yearly—Global atlas report

The launch of the tobacco atlas by the US health think-tanks was one of the major highlights of the World Conference on Tobacco or Health Conference underway in Cape Town, South Africa, which has brought together almost 2 000 people from about experts fro
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:02
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Gender issues at the core of tobacco control

Tobacco growing requires specially high levels of pesticides and fertilizers. In low and middle income countries (LMICs), tobacco farmers, who are mainly women, are subjected to the risks of exposure to tobacco products given the poor working conditions.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:41
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] RBZ sets tobacco cash ceiling

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe set a $300 daily cash payment ceiling for tobacco growers this season with balances paid electronically in a move expected to improve settlement efficiency. Last year, farmers were allowed to withdraw as much as $1 000 cash p
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:07
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[North Carolina] New mural to highlight area's tobacco history ($$)

The mural, which showcases tobacco, is part of the public arts initiative that includes the renovations of several signs around town
Sanford (NC) Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 23:07
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[Zimbabwe] Zim to get forex boost from tobacco sales despite poor quality crops

Zimbabwe is expecting a foreign currency boost from tobacco sales, with the 2018 auctioning season starting on March 21. "Growers shall be paid a maximum of $300 per day through banks stationed at the auction floors. The balance shall be transferred into
News24 (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49
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[California] GOLOVICH: Cannabis: ‘The Smell’

I believe the city of Benicia should consider how complaints about The Smell will be handled. Surely our Police Department will receive complaints about cannabis-related olfactory observations. A registry of complaints should be developed, so each compla
Benicia (CA) Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 15:55
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GM tobacco test crop uses 25pc less water

A team reporting today in the journal Nature Communications, have genetically engineered a test tobacco crop that uses 25 per cent less water for essentially the same harvest. "We tested them in the field and we didn't see a big penalty — the plants wer
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:41
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[Burma/Myanmar] Burmese Tobacco Trading Company Announces the Expansion of Tobacco Farmlands

Burmese Tobacco Trading Company announces that Myanmar Farms located in Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar (Burma) has now almost doubled their farmlands after their initial success and increased demand for their uniquely grown tobacco. Burmese Tobacco Trading Compan
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:35
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AP Photos: The Faces of Cuba's Tobacco Industry

They are among the many faces of Cuba's tobacco industry, which is a rare bright spot in the island's struggling economy. Increased yields and better quality tobacco made 2017 one of the best ever for Cuban farmers and cigar producers. The country saw mo
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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[Australia] Police uncover five hectares of illegal tobacco growing in Dunnstown

Police have uncovered five hectares of illegal tobacco growing east of Ballarat following a raid this week. Officers said on Monday an investigation into the illicit tobacco trade has led to the arrest of two men and the seizure of guns, ammunition and
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:49
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