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Investment incentives and the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: evidence from Zambia

Much of the struggle Zambia has experienced in implementing the FCTC can be attributed to misalignments between the economic and health sectors. Zambia's development agenda seeks to bolster agricultural processing and manufacturing. Tobacco control propon
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:10
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Why is the US Chamber of Commerce lobbying abroad for smoking?

“They represent the interests of the tobacco industry,” said Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the Secretariat that oversees the WHO treaty...“They are putting their feet everywhere where there are stronger regulations coming up.”
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 30, 2015 17:46
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $270m

THE country has earned over $270 million from 49.4 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported since the beginning of the year compared to 38.8 million kg during the same period last year.
Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 30, 2015 00:42
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[North Carolina] Sally Elliott: Cultivating a fertile future for N.C. farmers

Forsyth Tech hopes to continue this outstanding partnership with the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund. We are currently seeking funding for the creation of an Agricultural Training Center at our Stokes County campus. This training facility will serve to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2015 11:34
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[Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers offer vendors lifeline

Vendors at tobacco auction floors in Harare are recording brisk business, thanks to farmers who are quick to part with their cash. Stands which display a wide range of goods, including grocery, farming equipment and clothing among others are quite visib
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:23
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[Africa] Malawi: Veep Says Tobacco Is Strategic Crop to Malawi

Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) on Thursday officially opened its 27th Annual Congress, a gathering that draws together, stakeholders, tobacco farmers representatives across the entire region of Malawi. Speaking when he presided over the opening of
All-Africa.com
added Jun 29, 2015 09:36
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco farmers still stuck with produce

FARMERS around the country are stuck with more than 3,000 metric tonnes of tobacco after failing to sell the produce due to lack of market, the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) has said.
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:32
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[Tanzania] WHO anti-tobacco campaigns responsible for dropping prices

ANTI-TOBACCO campaigns being conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) are among factors to blame for the depreciating prices of the cash crop in both the local and world markets, the National Assembly heard.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:40
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[Australia] The Ekka goes smoke-free

Queensland Health has thrown its support behind the RNA's decision to remove designated smoking areas inside the Bowen Hills showgrounds... There will be plenty of fresh air for funlovers at this year's Ekka after organisers banned smoking.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:38
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[Washington] USDA, King Mountain Tobacco return to court in $6.3M dispute

A federal judge in Yakima will hear several motions today regarding $6.3 million in unpaid tobacco assessments...the arguments King Mountain attorneys raise in this case focus primarily on federal policies that they say unfairly favor major tobacco corpo
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jun 20, 2015 21:29
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