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[Virginia] CCAM Announces $12.65 Million In Federal And State Funds To Build Apprentice Academy

We will build upon the current workforce training network from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission's (TRRC) partnership with CCAM, including the Advanced Manufacturing Centers of Excellence and the Transitioning Veteran's Programs located in Vir
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 01:00
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Big Tobacco woos African farmers with bogus promises of prosperity

“We have more than 20,000 … small-scale farmers growing tobacco … the industry is critical in reducing poverty levels.”... He was not alone in this opinion, a common refrain we heard in all three of our study countries (Kenya, Zambia and Malawi). It is o
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:38
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports marginally lower

Zimbabwe earned $904 million from its tobacco crop in the 51 weeks to December 22, 2017, 2,4 percent lower than the $926,3 million achieved in the comparable period in 2016.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 3, 2018 13:30
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[Africa] Evicted Zimbabwe white farmer handed back his land

Robert Smart, 71, was thrown off his tobacco and corn farm in eastern Zimbabwe in June as part of chaotic and often violent land grabs led by ex-president Robert Mugabe's government... The government of his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa in early December
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RAZAK: Drug war 4.0 must be won

it already has in its midst a well-functioning "gateway" substance which does just that. This refers to tobacco-products openly sold almost everywhere with virtually no control at all...our failure to find a substitute to replace tobacco as a subsistence
Sun Daily (my)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:23
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[North Carolina] Reynolds leaf buildings gain listing on national historic register

The three-story Reynolds leaf buildings known as 2-1 and 2-2 are located at 951 Reynolds Blvd... According to the department, building 2-1 “housed two essential elements of the tobacco manufacturing process: stemming and redrying, both necessary to reduc
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 27, 2017 15:18
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[Kentucky] Former tobacco barns repurposed for anti-smoking message

The mural is one of two on iconic tobacco barns that the state of Kentucky has paid for using federal grant money to help drive home the anti-smoking message. It is part of a campaign targeting the state with one of the highest smoking rates in the count
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Dec 25, 2017 23:03
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[Africa, Zambia] ‘Investing in tobacco lucrative’

ROLAND Imperial Tobacco Company (RITCO) has urged Government to invest in tobacco production as it is a lucrative investment which can help transform the agriculture sector. RITCO chairperson Ephraim Mwenda said in Lusaka recently that due to the lucra
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:53
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Zimbabwe Government Meets Evicted White Farmers Who Left Country

While agriculture has partially recovered in Zimbabwe, it’s been at a cost. The country recently produced a record tobacco crop, although the quality of the harvest has suffered.
Bloomberg News
added Dec 16, 2017 17:43
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim earns $870m from tobacco

ZIMBABWE has earned $871, 2 million from 176,4 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported mainly to South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s latest weekly bulletin show that China accounted f
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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