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[UK] Tobacco: a deadly business

This Guardian series is focussed on the huge damage of the tobacco epidemic, which continues to cost millions of people’s lives around the world per year, and the industry behind it
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[UK] Child labour rampant in tobacco industry

Child labour in tobacco is rampant and on the increase... Evidence from three continents shows how children aged 14 and under are kept out of school and employed in hard and sometimes harmful physical labour to produce the tobacco leaf that fills cigare
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:28
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[Malawi] Special report: The children working the tobacco fields: 'I wanted to be a nurse'

Children in poor families work the fields in Malawi, impacting schooling, reports Sarah Boseley, amid signs of a growing international crisis....There are 18 tenant families on this tobacco farm in the Kasungu district of Malawi, each living in a straw h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:28
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Trump administration plan would shift USDA programs

The shift would leave FDA to focus on “drugs, devices, biologics, tobacco, dietary supplements, and cosmetics” after shifting about 5,000 FDA employees and $1.3 billion from FDA to the new USDA agency. This new agency would “cover virtually all the foods
Agri-Pulse
added Jun 22, 2018 22:06
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Zim to surpass 200m kg tobacco output

China accounted for over 7,8 million kgs valued at US$50,1 million while Indonesia bought 4,6million kgs valued at US$21,4 million. With an estimated 350 million smokers, China has been annually spending over US$200 million on Zimbabwean tobacco, whi
Sunday Mail (zw)
added Jun 17, 2018 08:18
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers gross over $500m

Tobacco farmers have grossed $515,1 million from 177,8 million kilogrammes that have been delivered 52 days into the 2018 marketing season, a gain of more than $95 million on revenues realised during the same period a year ago. During the same period in
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 13, 2018 06:11
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ASSUNTA: Ending child labour in tobacco production by 2025: the tobacco industry is the problem, not part of the solution

Today is World Day Against Child Labour...industry does not have a zero-child labour policy and the next 7 years will not meet the SDG target. The ILO must prioritize protecting children over continuing to accept funding from an industry that exploits fa
British Medical Journal
added Jun 12, 2018 02:54
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Alliance One International Reports Fiscal Year 2018 Results with Improved Sales, Gross Profit, and Net Income, As Well As Significant Progress on "One Tomorrow" Transformation

Pieter Sikkel, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Fiscal year 2018 was a pivotal year for Alliance One. Led by a united purpose, we further enhanced our focus on becoming a trusted provider of responsibly-produced, independently-verified, sust
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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[Thailand] The simple life: Stunning 1970s images reveal how indigenous Thai hill tribe survived before tourism took over

While black and white shots from the same region show kids smoking hand-rolled cigarettes made from fresh tobacco grown outside their homes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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More than 100 organisations call on ILO not to renew tobacco industry contracts

130 public health and sustainable development organizations from more than 60 countries have called on the International Labour Organization (ILO) not to renew or extend contracts that currently tie the ILO to an industry whose products kill more than 7
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 7, 2018 23:10
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