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[North Carolina] N.C. tobacco farmers vote to continue self-tax

voted overwhelmingly Nov. 19 to continue a self-assessment that raises funds to support tobacco-related research and extension efforts of NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Under the Tobacco Research Check-Off, started 24 year
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 26, 2015 18:35
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University of Kentucky to cover controversial campus mural

Nine years after his predecessor rejected calls to remove a controversial Great Depression-era campus mural that featured black workers toiling in a tobacco field, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has decided to cover the painting until a mo
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 26, 2015 18:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] NUMBER OF TOBACCO FARMERS DROP

The number of farmers who have registered to grow tobacco has dropped from over 86 000 last year to slightly above 69 000 this year, statistics released by the industry regulator show.
Zimbabwe Daily
added Nov 24, 2015 21:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] Deconstructing big tobacco

tobacco not only earns forex but contributes the most to Pakistan’s excise tax base. Unfortunately, there are two main problems that have capped the growth of this industry – illegal cigarettes and lack of agricultural credit.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 24, 2015 04:02
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] NUMBER OF TOBACCO FARMERS DROP

In its latest bulletin, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) said a total of 69 092 farmers have so far registered for the 2015/16 season compared to 86 992 who had registered by the same time last year.
Newsdzezimbabwe
added Nov 24, 2015 03:37
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[Kentucky] VIDEO: How to grow an Ebola vaccine with a tobacco plant

but at this facility just outside Owensboro, Kentucky, the plants themselves have become a labor force, working around the clock to manufacture a cure for Ebola... They chose an Australian relative the American tobacco plant in a process that is quick and
PBS
added Nov 24, 2015 19:22
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[Asia, India] Farmers' body seeks CBI probe against anti-tobacco health activists, money trail

Accusing the anti-tobacco health activists of working with a hidden agenda of benefiting foreign tobacco growers and business syndicates, the FAIFA representatives said it was helping foreign companies dump illicit cigarettes into the domestic market, af
The Economic Times (India)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:09
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[Asia-pacific] FACT SHEET: Trans Pacific Partnership and Japan: Key Outcomes for Agriculture

Tobacco: U.S. tobacco exports to Japan totaled more than $260 million in 2014. Under the TPP agreement, Japan will eliminate all tariffs on tobacco, currently as high as 30 percent, in 11 years.
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:14
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[South Carolina] The rise, and decline, of SC's tobacco crop

In 1895, The State referred to tobacco as “the pearl of the Pee Dee,” a reference depictive of the region’s tobacco crop’s economic contributions to the state. In fact, the Pee Dee region planted 95 percent of the state’s tobacco crop acreage in 1900, a
Columbia (SC) State
added Nov 18, 2015 00:17
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BAISE: Second thoughts on second-hand smoke / Studies like this never make the evening news!

authors in the Congressional Budget Office, RAND Corporation, Center for Primary Care – Stanford U., and U. of Wisconsin...conclusions come from the [NBER]...claims that workplace smoking bans "…on heart attack admissions is close to zero…"
Farm Futures
added Nov 17, 2015 23:32
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