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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Climate change shortens tobacco season

THE tobacco sector will experience a shorter season as a result of climate change which has brought the rains late, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said.
Newsday (zw)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:10
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[Asia, Japan] Public smoking bill to hit Diet next week, will not include penalties for infraction

Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers have compiled an outline for a bill detailing where people can and cannot smoke in public places...did not include any punitive clause in the outline out of fear of offending tobacco farmers, a key support group for the
Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 30, 2015 14:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Poor rains, erratic power supply affect tobacco output

Tobacco growers have started reaping early irrigated crop, but the sector is expected to register a decline in volumes due to poor rains and erratic power supplies that affected irrigation activities. Most tobacco growers said the irrigated crop was in
Zimbabwe Daily
added Dec 29, 2015 23:18
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[Asia, India] A tumultuous year for tobacco sector in Prakasam

turbulence to a level never been witnessed since the crop holiday was declared in 2000 to correct the demand-supply mismatch. Tobacco growers in the drought-prone Prakasam district have not seen any crisis since then as the Tobacco Board fixed realistic
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 29, 2015 17:46
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Court fight threatens Delaware biotechs

The union between iBio and Fraunhofer focused on the development of vaccines using a process that infuses bacteria into nicotiana – a relative of the tobacco plant used to make cigarettes.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 26, 2015 23:40
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[Zimbabwe] Power shortages hit tobacco farming

Tobacco farming has come under threat from incessant power cuts that have resulted in households and industries going for lengthy periods without electricity, a Tobacco Industry Marketing (TIMB) official has said.
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Dec 25, 2015 01:43
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[Asia-pacific] GARRISON: TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP A DISASTER FOR TOBACCO

Jon Huenemann, Vice President of US and International Corporate Affairs for Philip Morris International says the agreement is a disaster for tobacco, on several levels: “Unfortunately we had a situation where the Administration has tried to pursue a cour
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Dec 23, 2015 20:54
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WURTH: Tobacco fields no place for kids

Tobacco farms are no place for children. Even though 16- and 17-year-olds may look fully grown, they are not adults. And they deserve protection.
CNN
added Dec 22, 2015 05:25
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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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