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Potential Mandated Lowering of Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes: A Plant Perspective

An understanding of technical feasibility of plant-based nicotine reduction technologies, along with the potential for corresponding alterations in alkaloid or toxicant profiles, is needed by regulators in order to develop effective nicotine control stra
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:25
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[Africa, South Africa] FTW Pick: Illicit tobacco trade ‘destroying’ legal value chain say producers ($$)

“Our industry is under siege from illicit traders who not only sell cheap cigarettes but also procure leaf outside our borders,” said Limpopo Tobacco Processors managing director, Christo van Staden. According to AgriSA, tobacco volumes have already bee
FTW online (Freight & Trading Weekly) (za)
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46
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Expert: Azerbaijan to increase tobacco production up to 70 pct

Recently, the amount of tobacco produced has witnessed a considerable increase, according to Namig Shalbuzov, expert at Center for Economic Reforms Analysis and Communication. He told Azernews that if for 2016 some 3,600 tons of tobacco were produced in
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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[North Carolina] He cut a wide swath when tobacco was king. Now, colorful auctioneer gets posthumous tribute.

tobacco so dominated North Carolina’s culture that the men who auctioned it became national celebrities....And by most accounts, the greatest of all came from tiny Louisburg in Franklin County – a tenant farmer’s boy named Percy W. Joyner. He once sold 1.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Canada] Condos will likely be able to ban residents from smoking marijuana: lawyers

New federal legislation allowing people to consume marijuana recreationally will come into effect in mid-2018, and some condo boards have reportedly been preparing for an anticipated rise in smoking and growing marijuana plants by prohibiting both in con
Global News (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco under threat

under threat after main international buyers resolved not to accept tobacco cured using coal citing environmental concerns. Recently, the Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies produced guidelines on the sustainable manner tobacco should be produced, which p
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:42
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Malawi seeks divine intervention as drought, pests threaten maize crop

The Tobacco Association of Malawi said separately on Thursday it was undertaking field estimates of the cash crop amidst the drought. Tobacco is a key export earner.
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2018 01:31
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings to improve forex situation

The foreign currency situation will continue to be dire until the beginning of the tobacco selling season, a senior Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) official has said. William Manhimanzi, the apex bank’s deputy director of financial markets, told to
The Daily News (zw)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:06
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[Malawi] TCC Embarks On Tobacco Survey

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has embarked on a survey that will determine estimated production of the green gold this year. In every first quarter of the year the TCC conducts the survey which aides them in coming up with crop estimates for a ne
Capital Radio (mw)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:05
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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers in Prakasam willing to quit cultivation

Vexed with severe drought conditions for the fourth consecutive year, a section of the Virginia tobacco growers in Prakasam district are keen on quitting cultivation in the traditional growing areas of Southern Black Soil(SBS) and Southern Light Soil (SL
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:06
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