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AP Photos: The Faces of Cuba's Tobacco Industry

They are among the many faces of Cuba's tobacco industry, which is a rare bright spot in the island's struggling economy. Increased yields and better quality tobacco made 2017 one of the best ever for Cuban farmers and cigar producers. The country saw mo
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47

[Australia] Police uncover five hectares of illegal tobacco growing in Dunnstown

Police have uncovered five hectares of illegal tobacco growing east of Ballarat following a raid this week. Officers said on Monday an investigation into the illicit tobacco trade has led to the arrest of two men and the seizure of guns, ammunition and
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:49

[North Carolina] $24 Million Flue-Cured Tobacco Settlement: Time is Running Out for Tobacco

The Court has finally approved the $24 million Settlement with U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. ("U.S. Tobacco"), formerly known as Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, to resolve legal claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco m
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 20:06

[China, North Carolina] NC could pay high price for metals tariffs

North Carolina’s poultry and tobacco industries could also suffer from retaliatory tariffs. The state was the No. 3 producer of chickens in 2016 and the top producer of tobacco. ...China is the fastest-growing market for North Carolina tobacco exports.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:37

[Africa, Kenya] Public smokers to be arrested in crackdown on tobacco use

Meru county has announced plans to arrest people smoking in public. Health executive Eunice Kobia yesterday said the move is part of the county's resolve to regulate tobacco use. "At least one in every five men use tobacco. It is sad that smoking is pa
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:49

[Zimbabwe] 2 tobacco auction floors to open in Rusape

Tobacco farmers in Manicaland stand to benefit from the recent announcement that two auction floors will be opening in Rusape this year. One of the auction floors will be operated by Agritrade Leaf Tobacco, a relatively new entity, while there are marke
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:47

[Africa, Kenya] Migori threatens to kick out tobacco firms for failing to pay farmers

The Migori County Government has threatened to kick out tobacco companies that have consistently failed to pay farmers in time. Agriculture Executive Valentine Ogongo said the county administration “will not sit back and watch farmers suffer every year
Daily Nation (ke)
added Feb 25, 2018 17:05

[Asia, India] Efforts on to bring down tobacco cultivation

In an attempt to discourage tobacco farming in the district, the Agriculture Department is helping tobacco cultivators to switch over to other crops. in a phased manner by helping them diversify to other crops for their continued livelihood support.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05

Drought cuts BAT pay to farmers by 12% (Kenya)

payments to farmers dropped by 12 per cent (or Sh100 million) to Sh1.2 billion in the 2017 season as leaf deliveries were lower than in 2016 due to drought and floods, the company has said. The multinational, which has contracted about 5,000 tobacco fa
Asoko Insight (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:58

[Kentucky] 'I beat breast cancer - but the treatment side effects nearly killed me': High-flying lawyer, politician and farmer, 52, describes agonizing her battle with lymphedema

Harrod also takes care of herself, keeping in shape, eating organic, and never smoking ('Not in a million years!' she says, despite tending to the tobacco farm that's been passed down through her family).
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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