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Indonesian farmers’ incomes going up in smoke to buy cigarettes

A survey was conducted from August to October 2017 in the Garut District of West Java Province, Indonesia, as part of research into risk-coping mechanisms implemented by Indonesian farmers to minimise the impacts of climate change. Using stratified rando
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:44
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group says tobacco farmers gained from sin tax law

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) said the P210 million worth of assistance provided to tobacco farmers is a living proof that they gained from the six-year-old sin tax law. Farmers are forced to labor through the recent Holy Week to harvest
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:06
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[North Carolina] Up in smoke: Tobacco’s decline

A quarter century after tobacco was the money crop in Robeson County, bringing in hundreds of millions a year to farmers and those who provide support services, the amount of tobacco grown here is a fraction of what it was then. But the number of Robeso
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Apr 15, 2018 01:48
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Alliance One Is Still Risky, But New Business Lines Bring Upside Potential

AOI is a high risk/high reward play on the burgeoning e-cig, hemp, and cannabis markets. The company’s performance is largely determined by external factors such as weather and currency swings, and high debt ratios are a big concern. Management’s “One To
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Apr 13, 2018 17:48
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco hits $25m in sales

TOBACCO sales have reached $25.8 million from 8.9 million kilogrammes delivered at the auction floors since the start of the marketing season on March 21, official figures show.
Chronicle (zw)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:37
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[Asia, India] FDI in tobacco: DIPP meets stakeholders; participants shared mixed views

Farmer associations and industry today shared mixed views in a meeting called by the commerce and industry ministry on issues related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector.
Times of India
added Apr 11, 2018 23:53
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[Asia, India] FDI proposal raises Prakasam tobacco growers’ hopes

Farmers in traditional tobacco-growing areas in Prakasam district, which accounts for more than 50% of the State’s production, are jubilant as the Centre mulls over allowing Foreign Direct Investment in cigarette manufacturing. India, which is now being
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 10, 2018 22:42
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[Africa] Poor prices mar Malawi tobacco market opening day ; as low as 80 cents/kg

There is little for local tobacco farmers for this year’s marketing season with the first day as the green gold fetches as low as 80 cents per kilogram. President Peter Mutharika and Vice-President Saulos Chilima opened this year’s tobacco market at Lilo
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:20
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers get $25m in 9 days

Tobacco farmers have grossed $25,8 million from 8,9 million kg of the golden leaf delivered, nine days into the 2018 marketing season. In 2017, farmers had delivered 10,4 million kilogrammes worth $26,6 million by this time. Reads part of the Tobacco
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Apr 9, 2018 03:37
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Zimbabwe tobacco farms: Child labour, abuse rife, HRW says

In a report launched in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, on Thursday, Human Rights Watch...child workers are exposed to nicotine and toxic pesticides, and many suffer symptoms consistent with nicotine poisoning from handling tobacco leaves. Adults working
Al Jazeera
added Apr 8, 2018 16:03
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