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[North Carolina] Farmworker labor group votes to boycott Vuse

Catherine Crowe, a spokeswoman for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee of FLOC, said...“Reynolds has still not signed an agreement with FLOC that would affect real change on the ground by guaranteeing farmworkers freedom of association and implementing a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 11, 2017 02:52
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[North Carolina] Farm worker group plans vote on whether to boycott Reynolds' Vuse e-cig

Catherine Crowe, a spokeswoman for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, of FLOC, said the potential boycott of Vuse is designed to dent Reynolds’ revenue stream since “it is a fairly new product and market for Reynolds.” “Reynolds has still not signed a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] Production of cigarettes plunged 35.8pc in 2016-17

Cigarette production dropped 35 per cent in 2016-17 to 34 billion sticks from 53bn sticks a year ago. Pakistan has been one of the top producers of cigarettes due to vast availability of tobacco in the country particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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Plastic Film Covering 12% of China's Farmland Contaminates Soil

The material enables crops to be grown in both drier and colder environments. In Xinjiang, which accounts for almost 70 percent of the country’s cotton output, plastic mulch is used on all cotton farms; and across 93 percent of the country’s tobacco fiel
Bloomberg News
added Sep 6, 2017 03:26
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[Africa, China, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

The bulk of the tobacco to mainly South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s Week 35 Bulletin for the week ending September 1 show that China accounted for over 18,6 million kgs valued at US$
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:12
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[North Carolina] PRODUCERS HARVESTING A GOOD TOBACCO CROP

Tobacco harvest is in full swing in central North Carolina, and Don Nicholson, Regional Agronomist with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture says it’s a good crop: “Most of the tobacco in my region, which is in the central part of the state, goi
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Sep 1, 2017 14:07
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Board raises crop size

The flue-cured Virginia tobacco growers in AP and Karnataka have been provided relief after the Tobacco Board has raised the crop size to 136 million KG for 2017-18. The decision comes after the growers had repeatedly urged the Board against forcing them
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 30, 2017 20:56
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[North Carolina] FLUE-CURED TOBACCO CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT MOVES FORWARD

If you were a member and/or shareholder of the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation at any time through the end of crop year 2004, your rights may be affected by a consolidated class action lawsuit. Two Flue-Cured Tobacco class action
Top Class Actions
added Aug 30, 2017 04:38
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[Asia, China] Chinese lawmakers review draft law on tobacco leaf tax

The draft law was given a first reading at a five-day bimonthly session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, which opened Monday. The law stipulates that a tax rate of 20 percent will be levied on tobacco leaf buyers, which is unchanged
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 28, 2017 17:47
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