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SAVAGE: Not Your Grandfather's Tobacco, Not Your Father's Marijuana

22ND Century is developing two very interesting new crop varieties. One is a line of tobacco that barely makes any nicotine....other new offering is a line of marijuana that doesn’t make THC. The goal in this case is to make it possible for people to real
Forbes
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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[North Carolina] 2016 Annual Report Golden LEAF (PDF)

To the people of North Carolina – In calendar year 2016, the Golden LEAF Foundation Board of Directors awarded over $105 million in grants, one of the most active years of grantsmaking in the Foundation’s history. The Foundation’s mission is to tran
Golden LEAF Foundation
added Jun 19, 2017 18:56
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VIDEO: Tobacco Troubles In Connecticut

shade tobacco is down from 700-plus acres six years ago to less than 150 acres today, and experts fear we could be seeing the end of a century-old Connectiuct agricultural tradition.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 17, 2017 15:14
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[Australia] Indonesia's 'smoking baby' kicked his habit but the battle against tobacco rages on

Diana also tells us of her struggle to get Aldi to quit in the middle of a fishing village where smoking is ubiquitous and villagers would give him money to buy cigarettes because he was "cute and funny".... But now health experts are alarmed that a contr
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:53
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries increase by 13%

A TOTAL of 144,2 million kg of tobacco valued $415,7 million has been sold as of Wednesday last week, as deliveries to the country’s auction floors increase, latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) have shown.
Newsday (zw)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:48
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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Sales down at Alliance

The outlook for global leaf-tobacco market-conditions in fiscal year 2018 are positive, with good early weather patterns supporting better global growing conditions than occurred in the previous year, according to the CEO and president of Alliance One In
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Tobacco farm workers trained in safety

the workshops were organized by GAP Connections, a tobacco industry education and training group...eight training stations offering lessons in CPR, first-aid, pesticide safety, equipment safety and how to avoid green tobacco sickness,
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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[Asia, India] Proposed 18% GST on purchase of unmanufactured tobacco riles farmers

The proposed levy of 18% Goods and Services Tax (GST) on purchase of unmanufactured tobacco has become a source of concern to the tobacco farmers in Karnataka. Hitherto, traders and manufacturers were exempted from paying any tax while purchasing tobacc
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:12
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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