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Certified-organic cigarettes? Tobacco is big organic business in Virginia

Virginia’s USDA-certified organic farms produced $18.5 million in certified-organic tobacco, according to the The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. That accounts for 33 percent of the state’s organically produced c
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Sep 24, 2017 14:28
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: $20m Kitty for Tobacco Growers

Government has come up with a $20 million loan facility to benefit small scale tobacco growers and ensure auction floors remain functional. This follows realisation that the bulk of flue-cured tobacco was being grown under the contract system. Few farme
All-Africa.com
added Sep 20, 2017 18:14
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[New York] Winners announced

Tobacco Reporter handed out its annual Golden Leaf Awards during a ceremony at the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel in New York City yesterday night. Sponsored exclusively by BMJ, the Golden Leaf Awards recognize excellence in the tobacco and vapo
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 22:59
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An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

The Nicotiana benthamiana plant is “a workhorse plant that’s been used for decades in plant research,” say scientists developing a promising new polio vaccine. Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:23
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U.S. Organic Tobacco Market 2017 - Analysis and Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. organic tobacco market. It presents the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. The forecast reveals market pro
Business Wire
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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[Texas] Tobacco plant may 'save lives' in new flu vaccine trial, Austin researchers say

TEKTON Research in Austin is testing a vaccine...using a plant many people might not associate with health benefits: tobacco...this trial vaccine would make proteins in a tobacco plant. It would tell your immune system that something is wrong, and it nee
KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:46
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ABCEDE: In Search of the Low-Nicotine Tobacco Plant

22nd Century Group Inc. is genetically manipulating tobacco plants to grow with lower-than-typical levels of nicotine, according to Dr. Paul Rushton, vice president of plant biotechnology. Consider the process as a river that ends in the production of nic
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 14, 2017 15:49
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GLOBAL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TO ACCELERATE AN END TO SMOKING

With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organizati
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:39
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[Asia, Pakistan] Growers ask companies to pick tobacco stocks

growers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have warned to launch a protest campaign if the companies did not pick the tobacco stocks lying with them at reasonable price within the next three days. Addressing a news conference at the Peshawar Press Club on Monday, Tob
The News (pk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:26
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[Sri Lanka] Tobacco cultivation will be halted by 2020 – Rajitha

Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senaratne stated a concerted effort is being rendered by the government to curb smoking within Sri Lanka and that he will ensure that the cultivation of tobacco will be halted within the count
Ada Derana (lk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:25
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