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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco grosses nearly $400m

Tobacco farmers have grossed $398,4 million from 137,3 million kilogrammes that have been delivered 42 days into the 2018 marketing season, a gain of more than $50 million on revenues realised during the same period a year ago. During the same period in
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 27, 2018 15:10
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales reach $355 million

The Daily News (zw)
added May 25, 2018 18:08
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $355,6 million tobacco sold

TOBACCO sales have reached $355,6 million from 123 million kilogrammes delivered at the auction floors since the start of the marketing season on March 21.
Chronicle (zw)
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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FDA Notices Show Agency Is All In On Tobacco Regulation ($$)

stakeholders should be sure to familiarize themselves with the ANPRMs directly, given that each is extensive and includes highly technical details that can and will impact advertisers and manufacturers of tobacco-related products. This is especially the
Law360
added May 23, 2018 02:01
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers oppose proposed shifting of purchase centre, slam non-payment in Swabi

The tobacco growers in Yar Hussain area on Sunday opposed the proposed shifting of lone leaf purchase centre and condemned the nonpayment by the companies for the last year’s produce, vowing to launch a campaign to protest the ‘economic murder’ of farmers
The News (pk)
added May 21, 2018 15:27
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[Zimbabwe] Tobacco continues to shine as US$300 million paid to Zim farmers

Tobacco farmers have collectively earned about US$300 million from the sale of 101 million kgs of the crop so far, as the golden leaf continues to be one of the top foreign currency earners for Zimbabwe. The tobacco marketing season is critical to Zimba
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added May 21, 2018 15:13
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Thank You for (Subsidizing) Smoking

farmers and crop insurance agents are frequently charged with fraud. A Kentucky tobacco farmer was recently charged after making $2.6 million in fraudulent crop insurance claims...The Russell Amendment would finally end crop insurance premium subsidies fo
Environmental Working Group
added May 16, 2018 21:48
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[India] ‘Export Of FCV Tobacco Has Reduced Drastically’

Javare Gowda, President, Federation of All India Farmer Associations, talks to Ashish Sinha about the issues facing the tobacco farmers
BW Businessworld (in)
added May 16, 2018 21:18
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PREMIUM CIGAR EXEMPTION, PREDICATE DATE CHANGE INCLUDED IN FY 2019 AGRICULTURE APPROPRIATIONS BILL

Bill that would benefit cigars. Like past agriculture appropriations bills, it includes language that would both change the grandfather (predicate) for cigars and other tobacco products regulated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), as well as ex
HalfWheel
added May 16, 2018 19:39
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The Child Labor in Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Fields

HRW researcher Margaret Wurth tells The Nation that “if authorities want tobacco to be central to the economy, to be a pillar of the country’s economic recovery, they need to make sure that the workers and the small-scale farmers sustaining the industry
The Nation
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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