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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] In this tobacco village, smoking 'kretek' is rite of passage

In a tobacco-producing district in Magelang, Central Java, smoking has become part of the rite of passage for boys. The long-ingrained tradition, coupled with regional revenue from the tobacco industry, has made regency officials hesitant to send a stro
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 26, 2018 13:38
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[Asia, India] 15 OF LAND UNDER TOBACCO CULTIVATION SHIFTED TO OTHER CROPS

About 15% of the land under tobacco cultivation in India has been shifted to other crops in the last three years under the government’s crop diversification programme (CDP). Tobacco is grown in an area of about 4.5 lakh hectares over 15 states and accordi
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2018 12:07
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[Arizona, Utah] AUDIO: Earth Notes: Wild Tobacco

Wild tobacco is markedly different from its cultivated cousin...is being grown in field trials in northern Arizona and Utah. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology are studying wild tobacco because it’s closely related to potatoes,
KNAU (NPR, Flagstaff, AZ)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:02
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Zim earns $217m from Virginia tobacco

Zimbabwe has so far earned $216,8 million after exporting 51,3 million kilogrammes of tobacco to 52 countries, a setback of $72,8 million on export earnings realised during the same period last year.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
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Zimbabwe tobacco output at all-time high, defying years of economic gloom

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kilos just as the selling season nears its end – figures that could help ease the country’s severe dollar shortage and a sign that controversial land reforms could be working.
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
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VIDEO: Tobacco: good for Zimbabwe's health

Zimbabwe's farmers have sold more tobacco this year than ever before - fueling hopes that the sector could ease the country's severe shortage of U.S. dollars ahead of its first election in a post-Mugabe era next week. David Doyle reports.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[China] Zimbabwe tobacco sales at all time high, could ease dollar crunch

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kg with a week to go before the selling season ends, official data showed on Friday, raising hopes its second biggest export could help ease the country’s severe dollar shortage.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 18:36
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[North Carolina] Is hemp the future of NC agriculture?

Tobacco is still North Carolina’s top cash crop — $724 million last year. Not for long, Crumley predicts. “Hemp will be bigger in North Carolina than tobacco is now,” he said. Averitt said tobacco is in decline and sweet potato prices have gone down. H
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jul 23, 2018 04:38
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Tobacco production in Azerbaijan may increase by late 2018 (Exclusive) ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:27
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[China, North Carolina] N Carolina Gov. Cooper asks Trump to pull back on tariffs

Cooper mentioned specifically pork heading to Mexico and China and tobacco going to Turkey, China and the European Union. He says North Carolina exports of these products alone to the affected regions are $550 million annually.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 20, 2018 14:05
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