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[Africa, Zambia] NEW SI TO BOOST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

Tobacco Farmers in the country says the enactment of Statutory Instruments-SI No 84 and 85 of 2018 of the laws of Zambia, on the sale of Non Actionable tobacco will boost the performance of industry in the country.
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:22
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SANTA FE NATURAL TOBACCO COMPANY DONATION SUPPORTS ESTABLISHMENT OF HURRICANE RELIEF PARTNERSHIP FOR CAROLINA SUSTAINABLE FARMS

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc. (SFNTC) has donated $100,000 to the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association for the creation of the Hurricane Relief Partnership for Carolina Sustainable Farms. R
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Nov 27, 2018 04:01
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[Kentucky] Judge Moves Trial Date On Farmer’s False Reports Under Crop Insurance ($$)

A Kentucky federal judge on Nov. 19 ordered a trial regarding a farmer’s alleged submission of false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies to be continued until...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 27, 2018 02:41
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Major brands practice 'willful ignorance' over child slaves - filmmaker

“Invisible hands” depicts children working in modern slavery...tobacco farms in the United States...Tandon said the average age of child labourers she spoke to while making the film was 12, but the youngest was a girl of four or five working on a tobacco
Reuters
added Nov 26, 2018 09:20
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ILO Ends Contracts With Tobacco Companies – Will It Be Forever?

(FCA) is confident that the ILO will ... ensure that it no longer accepts funding from the tobacco industry. The FCA also commends the ILO for its continued dedication to protecting the rights of workers within the tobacco sector and for the commitment
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:31
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Swisher Sweets Recognizes Southeastern Farmer of the Year

The Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern 2018 Farmer of the Year was awarded to Kevin Yon, a purebred Angus beef cattle producer and a leader in beef cattle and Angus breed organizations in Ridge Spring, S.C.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 7, 2018 23:38
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[Kentucky] Farmer Charged With Fraud Scheme Against Federal Crop Reinsurer ($$)

The U.S. government in a Nov. 1 indictment filed in a Kentucky federal court accuses a farmer of fraudulently submitting statements to a government agency that reinsures his...... rented farmland in Kentucky and produced tobacco, among other crops. From
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:03
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[Kentucky] Farmer Seeks Later Trial Date Over Charges Of Fraud On Crop Insurance ($$)

Citing a “large volume of discovery,” a farmer accused by the U.S. government of submitting false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies on Nov. 2 asked a...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:02
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Economic and environmental effects of reduction in smoking prevalence in Tanzania [FREE FULL TEXT]

Initially, some assistance from the Tanzanian government may be needed for the displaced workers from the tobacco sector as a result of the decline in smoking prevalence. However, these results should be taken as a lower bound since the economic burden of
Tobacco Control
added Nov 4, 2018 16:10
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[Virginia] Perspective: Pocahontas, and her long, 400-year history of being used as a pawn

Since the first years of the Virginia colony, the girl with a short life and a long history has been a pawn, moved this way and that to serve the interests of colonists, nations and tribes, tobacco sellers, moviemakers and activists.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 19, 2018 02:24
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