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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Labour practices a big inducement for Thai tobacco growers

She added that tobacco farming was more profitable than growing rice. More importantly labour protection was highly emphasised in the community, especially child labour prevention. Children under 13 cannot take part in any kind of work, even if they are a
The Nation (th)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47
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[South America/Caribbean] After unusual weather, Cuba struggles to save prized tobacco crop

weather has damaged Cuba's tobacco crop, raising concerns among farmers and cigar-lovers that the island's supply of its famous cigars might suffer at a time of increased demand resulting from detente with the United States.
Reuters
added Jan 28, 2016 18:59
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Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

will webcast its conference call on February 3, 2016, following the release of its results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Candace C.
PR Newswire
added Jan 26, 2016 17:50
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: Activists urge withdrawal of tobacco

Anti-tobacco activists teaming up with the Coalition against the Falsehood of the Cigarette Industry are calling on Industry Minister Saleh Husin to withdraw a tobacco production road map, saying that it had the potential to increase smoking in Indonesia.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Anti-tobacco policies could kill economy, industry body TIMB warns

Tobacco industry officials have warned that adopting harsh anti-tobacco policies will cripple Zimbabwe’s economy and destroy the livelihoods of more than 70,000 farmers who depend on the crop. Zimbabwe grossed $855 million from exports of the golden l
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Feb 13, 2016 22:01
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[Latin America] 22nd Century’s Central American Growing Program to Yield Large Quantities of Proprietary Seed Stock to Support Very Low Nicotine Cigarette Product Launches

Now nearing harvest, the specially-propagated Central American tobacco crop is expected to produce sufficient quantities of Very Low Nicotine tobacco seed stock to support 22nd Century’s increasing distribution of Very Low Nicotine (“VLN”) tobacco cigaret
Business Wire
added Jan 21, 2016 20:33
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[South America/Caribbean] Nicaragua Throws Fifth Cigar Festival

in the capital city of Managua and in the cigar city of Estelí. Dubbed Puro Sabor Festival del Tabaco, the event was a celebration of Nicaragua's rapidly growing cigar industry and tobacco culture. Puro Sabor's main objective is to raise international aw
Cigar Aficionado
added Jan 23, 2016 15:19
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Zimbabwe tobacco exports up on China demand, drought dims outlook

Zimbabwe's tobacco export earnings rose 11 percent to $855 million in 2015 on higher prices and demand from China, an industry official said on Wednesday, but production this year could suffer from a scorching drought.
Reuters
added Jan 21, 2016 17:35
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Zimbabwe tobacco exports up on China demand, drought dims outlook

Zimbabwe's tobacco export earnings rose 11 percent to $855 million in 2015 on higher prices and demand from China, an industry official said on Wednesday, but production this year could suffer from a scorching drought. Tobacco is the Southern African nat
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2016 21:06
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Zambia refuses to ban tobacco production

The Zambian government said it cannot afford to ban tobacco production and trade because doing so could result in massive job losses and income especially in rural communities, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 20, 2016 21:03
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