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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-producing LGUs to get P29.5 billion in excise tax shares

The Department of Budget and Management has ordered the release of a total of P29.5 billion to tobacco-producing provinces, cities and towns as part of their share from excise taxes collected in 2011, 2014 and 2015. Local Budget Memorandum No. 76 signed
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:54
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Tobacco losing out in India

Farmers in the traditional tobacco-growing areas of the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh are said to be exploring the possibility of switching from tobacco to crops such as Bengal gram. Mechanization has made growing Bengal gram relatively easy and f
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 10, 2017 20:39
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[Virginia] Danville Harvest Jubilee ro feature a tobacco auctioneer demonstration

The demonstration, set to take the stage prior to Trace Adkins, will feature renowned auctioneers Sandy Houston, John Kessler, Mac Burnette, Ralph Tyndall and Mitch Ashby, according to a news release from Danville Parks and Recreation. Danville Harvest
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Oct 8, 2017 10:09
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco farming dwindles

About 84 percent of Taiwan’s tobacco farmers have stopped growing the crop, the Council of Agriculture said on Friday, adding that farmers can apply for subsidies until the end of the year, when the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp (TTLC) is to stop purcha
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:54
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[Africa, Zambia] BATZ SEEKS APPROVAL FOR $15M LOAN

BATZ) is seeking approval from its shareholder before acquiring a $15 million loan from BATIF Dollar Limited for the construction of a tobacco manufacturing plant in Zambia. BATIF Dollar Limited is a subsidiary of British American Tobbaco (BAT ) based
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:53
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[North Carolina] Federal Judge Dismisses Some Counterclaims Against Tobacco Producer ($$)

A federal judge in North Carolina on Sept. 28 partially granted and partially denied a tobacco producer’s motion to dismiss counterclaims of fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practices after finding that the man who filed the counterclaims did not all
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2017 20:49
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[Africa] Malawi’s tobacco farmers backing off from gold leaf

most of Malawi’s tobacco growers, as a survival mechanism, are now slowly abandoning growing of the crop in favor of other crops such as soya beans, sorghum, and groundnuts.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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[Asia, China] Change of crop bears fruit

The city produces among the best tobacco nationwide, and its output accounts for approximately 9 percent of the total nationwide. "Tobacco is still a pillar industry. But we are trying to make other sectors, like organic farming, vacation and sport tour
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 30, 2017 23:42
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[North Carolina] Review: An Inheritance Is Threatened in ‘Abundant Acreage Available’

this hermetic tale takes place entirely on a family-owned tobacco farm in North Carolina. Not that we ever feel the sense of expansiveness one might expect from a movie whose plot revolves around the land. Instead, Mr. MacLachlan and his cinematographer,
New York Times
added Sep 28, 2017 22:31
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[Argentina, Delaware] Del. Court Grapples With Forum In Argentine Toxic Tort Suit ($$)

Supreme Court wrestled with questions of forum Wednesday as attorneys for Argentine tobacco farmers argued that the dismissal of their toxic tort cases against tobacco companies, which had claimed Delaware was an "inconvenient forum,"...involved six conso
Law360
added Sep 27, 2017 21:48
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