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Responsibility | Sustainable Agriculture

Most of our companies’ products begin with farmers tending crops in fields in the United States or abroad. Altria’s tobacco companies purchase tobacco from domestic and international growers and suppliers. Our wine business grows and harvests grapes on it
Altria Group, Inc.
added Nov 30, 2015 15:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] House urged to investigate Sudipen for tobacco tax fund misuse

to launch a probe on the matter following complaints from tobacco farmers in the municipality of Sudipen that their share in the tobacco excise tax was supposedly spent on “irrelevant’” projects. “According to Republic Act 7171, the share of the municipa
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:54
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[Australia] Bush tobacco culture revealed by Western Desert Aborigines ($$)

The Australian (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:15
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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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