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[Africa, Namibia] MUBITA: Smoking Zambezians to death

approved plans we are told – to develop a 10 000-hectare fertile piece of land at Liselo, in the Zambezi region into a tobacco farm. Hunger and malnutrition are made worse when governments use scarce land for tobacco production rather than for growing foo
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added May 18, 2015 11:02
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Tobacco Farm Settles Claims It Stiffed Guest Workers ($$)

A Kentucky tobacco farm will pay over $28,000 to settle allegations it skirted federal requirements by shortchanging Mexican guest workers on pay and not providing them with proper insurance, a local division of the U.S. Department of Labor said... T Bond
Law360
added May 14, 2015 10:09
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] TIMB records a decrease in tobacco deliveries

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) recorded a decrease in tobacco deliveries in the first 45 days of the tobacco selling season for this year compared to 2014.
Newsday (zw)
added May 14, 2015 09:48
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Fast Company Announces Annual List Of The 100 Most Creative People In Business CHARLES ARNTZEN, THE GODFATHER OF "PHARMING," EARNS TOP RANK FOR "FIGHTING EBOLA WITH TOBACCO"

100 Most Creative People in Business for 2015... Earning the No. 1 spot on the list this year is Charles Arntzen, whose work in the field of "pharming"--engineering plants to produce specialized vaccines and other drugs--led to the development of ZMapp,
PR Newswire
added May 12, 2015 12:12
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Fast Company Announces Annual List Of The 100 Most Creative People In Business CHARLES ARNTZEN, THE GODFATHER OF "PHARMING," EARNS TOP RANK FOR "FIGHTING EBOLA WITH TOBACCO"

100 Most Creative People in Business for 2015... Earning the No. 1 spot on the list this year is Charles Arntzen, whose work in the field of "pharming"--engineering plants to produce specialized vaccines and other drugs--led to the development of ZMapp,
PR Newswire
added May 12, 2015 12:12
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[North Carolina] A thawing relationship / Company, farm-worker union become more civil

That doesn't mean, however, that the Farm Labor Organizing Committee is easing up on its prodding of Reynolds' board of directors to push the company's contract tobacco growers harder on worker-safety issues.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 8, 2015 12:15
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[North Carolina] Reynolds to face protests again / Farm labor advocates plan demonstrations on worker safety

Reynolds and Altria Group Inc. confirmed contracts with tobacco growers prohibit — starting in 2015 — the hiring of anyone under age 16 to work in their fields. Those ages 16 and 17 will be required to receive safety training and wear appropriate personal
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2015 13:32
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[Minnesota] Maplewood Company Treats Cancer with Tobacco

after growing the tobacco plant, a biopsy is taken from a patient and injected into the plant. About six days later, the antibody or proteins created in the plant are given to the patient. Traditional methods involve chicken eggs, but the problem is that
KSTP-TV 5 (Saint Paul, MN)
added May 7, 2015 12:06
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[Australia] Illegal tobacco sold in 13 Victorian country centres, including Geelong

A KPMG report has revealed that four to six outlets in Shepparton are selling illegal tobacco. There are up to three outlets selling it in Bendigo, Bairnsdale, Corio, Eaglehawk... Tax office deputy commissioner Will Day said it was no excuse for farmers
Geelong (Vic) Advertiser (au)
added May 5, 2015 17:21
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Use of illicit tobacco following introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products in Australia: results from a national cross-sectional survey (PDF)

While unable to quantify the total extent of use of illicit manufactured cigarettes, in this large national survey we found no evidence in Australia of increased use of two categories of manufactured cigarettes likely to be contraband, no increase in purc
Tobacco Control
added May 5, 2015 17:30
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