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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Sales Surpass 120 Million KG

Zimbabwe has surpassed the 120 million kilogramme mark for flue-cured tobacco sales despite poor rains that affected production. Late rains, dry spells and floods affected production this season. This is the sixth time that the country has scored such
All-Africa.com
added May 26, 2015 08:30
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[Virginia] Altria shareholders reject three proposals

holders voted to defeat three stockholder proposals that had urged the Henrico County-based company to take action on farm labor issues and tobacco use among the poor. The company’s board of directors had opposed the proposals. During the annual meeting a
Richmond.com
added May 20, 2015 23:40
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings leap to $225m

ZIMBABWE has earned more than $225 million from 36,3 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported since January. During the same period last year, flue cured tobacco exports realised $58.6 million from 16,4 million kg.
Chronicle (zw)
added May 20, 2015 05:53
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Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results and Improved Fourth Quarter Earnings

Mr. Freeman stated, "Given fiscal year 2015's oversupplied market conditions, I am pleased with the results we achieved. We ended the year with strong fourth quarter results, which helped to bring our segment operating earnings for the fiscal year in line
PR Newswire
added May 20, 2015 06:43
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Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends and Sets Annual Meeting Date -- RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-two cents ($0.52) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable August 10, 2015, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on July 13, 2015.
PR Newswire
added May 19, 2015 15:23
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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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