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[Kentucky] Tobacco production update ($$)

Tobacco production is tough on soil because substantial and frequent tillage is typically used. This activity destroys soil structure and predis-
poses it to the potential of erosion. Tobacco is planted at a low population resulting in very little root ma
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Dec 21, 2015 14:59
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Azerbaijan bans sale of cigarettes with GMO content

parliamentarians have approved the amendments to the Law on Tobacco & Tobacco Products. The amendments imply a ban on sale of cigarettes containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and materials created on the basis of modern biotechnological method
Azerbaijan Business Center (az)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:18
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers undergo training

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) is training farmers to grade the crop as it seeks to acquaint them with market requirements and procedures ahead of the 2016 selling season
Chronicle (zw)
added Dec 18, 2015 20:32
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[Indonesia] Health Ministry Rejects Tobacco Draft Bill

has rejected the draft bill on tobacco affairs bill to be included in the 2016 National Legislation Program (Prolegnas). "We consistently reject [the draft bill]. The draft bill has no sense of urgency,” Lily Sulistyowati, director of non-transmitted dis
Tempo (id)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:35
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[Africa] How A Zimbabwean Tobacco Executive Sleeps At Night

Nick Hales, global CEO of Harare-based Savanna Tobacco.... Hales acknowledges that the World Health Organization has made it their business to stop the world from smoking. “Cigarettes and tobacco are legal products,” Hales said.
AFKInsider
added Dec 16, 2015 05:29
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Tobacco Farmers Suspected of Crop Insurance Fraud

Agweb.com
added Dec 15, 2015 19:30
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Azerbaijan bans GMO tobacco, wine and cotton products

The changes to the law ‘On Tobacco’ ban the import of tobacco and tobacco products, which were produced using genetically modified plants or agricultural plants created with methods of biotechnology and genetic engineering.
AzerNews (az)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:23
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Philip Morris International Inc. responds to Human Rights Watch report, ‘Teens of the Tobacco Fields’

Miguel Coleta, Sustainability Officer at PMI, said, “We appreciate the continued dialogue with HRW and remain fully committed to addressing child labor and other labor abuses in US tobacco farming and the more than 30 countries worldwide where we impleme
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 10, 2015 18:04
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In tobacco fields, laboring teens face grave dangers

In tobacco fields, laboring teens face grave dangers Exposure to nicotine and toxins plagues young people working on farms, says new HRW report
Al Jazeera
added Dec 10, 2015 15:38
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Teens of the Tobacco Fields

Key Recommendations To the United States Congress Enact legislation prohibiting children under age 18 from engaging in hazardous work on tobacco farms in the United States, including any work in which children have direct contact with tobacco in any for
Human Rights Watch
added Dec 10, 2015 01:46
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