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[Africa] Malawi hails Alliance One for its crop diversification initiative

Government has commended one of the country’s tobacco buying companies Alliance One Tobacco Malawi for engaging into various crop diversification programs at its farms in Kasungu where it is has planted some 25 hectares of sugar-beans and 8 hectares of p
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:13
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ilocos farmers won’t abandon tobacco despite Sin Tax -- mayor

Tobacco production is not expected to dwindle almost five years since the Sin Tax reforms became law, with the government intending to discourage smoking, a mayor from the Ilocos region, a key growing area, said. Some 52% of the total tobacco farmers in
Business World (ph)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Indonesia] 'Smoking baby' kicked habit but battle rage on Jewel Topsfield

These are photos of Ardi Rizal, the Indonesian toddler ...I took the photos... But now health experts are alarmed that a controversial bill before parliament aimed at increasing cigarette production will roll back regulations discouraging smoking in Indo
Nambucca (NSW) Guardian (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:38
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco rejection: a struggle for quality or the great rip off?

A staggering 139,502 bales have been rejected at point of sale across the three main auction floors and several contract sales floors in the capital as of Tuesday this week. Overweight bales and mixing different grades in one bale are some of the reas
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:14
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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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WITHROW: Kentucky ranked No. 1 for wrong reasons

Per capita, Kentucky ranks first in cigarette consumption of all 50 states and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths... Our tobacco farmers will not significantly suffer because nearly 70 percent of burley tobacco is shipped overseas where 20 percent of
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Jul 12, 2017 09:19
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[Kentucky] WITHROW: Ranking #1 for Wrong Reasons

the horrible chronic diseases and premature deaths caused by Kentuckians using tobacco products. Per capita, Kentucky ranks No. 1 of all 50 states in cigarette consumption and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths. One-third of all cancer deaths in Kent
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jul 7, 2017 16:05
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings exceed $500m

Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2017 00:56
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Sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods / They grow, we grow: helping farmers to thrive

At BAT, we have a long and proud history of working directly with farmers around the world and advancing agricultural practices. This benefits our farmers by giving them the resources and support they need to be successful, as well as helping to secure o
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:00
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[Caribbean] Cuba sees best tobacco harvest in decade

Cuban authorities are expecting the delivery of around 19,000 tons of tobacco leaf this year, after seeing the best harvest of the last decade. Despite this success, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado called for tobacco producers to keep working hard, as
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2017 03:47
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