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ASSUNTA: Ending child labour in tobacco production by 2025: the tobacco industry is the problem, not part of the solution

Today is World Day Against Child Labour...industry does not have a zero-child labour policy and the next 7 years will not meet the SDG target. The ILO must prioritize protecting children over continuing to accept funding from an industry that exploits fa
British Medical Journal
added Jun 12, 2018 02:54
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Alliance One International Reports Fiscal Year 2018 Results with Improved Sales, Gross Profit, and Net Income, As Well As Significant Progress on "One Tomorrow" Transformation

Pieter Sikkel, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Fiscal year 2018 was a pivotal year for Alliance One. Led by a united purpose, we further enhanced our focus on becoming a trusted provider of responsibly-produced, independently-verified, sust
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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[Thailand] The simple life: Stunning 1970s images reveal how indigenous Thai hill tribe survived before tourism took over

While black and white shots from the same region show kids smoking hand-rolled cigarettes made from fresh tobacco grown outside their homes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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More than 100 organisations call on ILO not to renew tobacco industry contracts

130 public health and sustainable development organizations from more than 60 countries have called on the International Labour Organization (ILO) not to renew or extend contracts that currently tie the ILO to an industry whose products kill more than 7
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 7, 2018 23:10
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $400 million worth of tobacco sold

NEARLY $400 million worth of tobacco has so far been sold at the auction floors since the beginning of the marketing season in March, official figures show
Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 7, 2018 05:37
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Farm Owner Debarred From H-2A Visa Program ($$)

Department of Labor said Tuesday that it had debarred the owner of a Kentucky tobacco farm from applying for seasonal temporary work visa certification for three years after investigators found that the farm had violated the program's visa certification r
Law360
added Jun 2, 2018 00:10
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Why its time for Malawi to quit growing tobacco

Imagine this: You are a farmer in one of the poorest countries of the world. Each year, the price of your harvest falls, but you keep growing the same crop because it is what your mother and, before her, your grandmother farmed. Due to low prices at the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:59
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[Africa, Uganda] Can tobacco growing pave way for livelihood crops?

WHO Report on status of tobacco production and trade in Africa indicates that crop diversification in the world's top tobacco producers can lower smoking rates in low-income countries, with about ninety percent of tobacco grown within low and middle incom
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco grosses nearly $400m

Tobacco farmers have grossed $398,4 million from 137,3 million kilogrammes that have been delivered 42 days into the 2018 marketing season, a gain of more than $50 million on revenues realised during the same period a year ago. During the same period in
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 27, 2018 15:10
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales reach $355 million

The Daily News (zw)
added May 25, 2018 18:08
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