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[Asia, Bangladesh] Kids trapped in Tobacco Menace

For many struggling Lalmonirhat families, relatively lucrative tobacco farming appears to be a blessing. But cultivating the crop brings significant health consequences. Worse still, with children commonly engaged in tending fields, the health of many yo
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:00
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[Bulgaria] We’ve been elaborating declaration to dissociate ourselves from information about tobacco growers protests: chair (ROUNDUP)

“The National Tobacco Growers Association is elaborating a declaration by which will be sent to the media and to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (MAF) to dissociate ourselves from information about protests of tobacco growers that is circulating in
Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:57
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[Bulgaria] National Tobacco Growers Association NAT 2010 will not stage rallies: chairman

“I spoke with Minister Taneva by the phone a couple of hours ago. We are both puzzled where such information comes from,” he said. “It is true that every year purchase campaign on tobacco doesn’t run smoothly - we have an explanation for this, but in no
Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:55
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] Alliance One International Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it has made significant progress in the investigation previously disclosed ... Moving forward, AOI will not source Kenyan leaf tobacco, but will continue to process Ugandan tobacco in a third party Kenyan facility. Additionally, as previously reported, i
PR Newswire
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: AK47-wielding 'thugs' move in on Zimbabwean family's farm for 'land grab' British GP... and chuck their belongings into a truck

This is the moment white tobacco farmers were evicted from the Zimbabwe plantation they had called home for 35 years – by AK47-wielding thugs and police acting on behalf of a wealthy British GP who lives 7,500 miles away in Nottingham.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:31
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Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides

North Carolina, only three fines were levied in 2014 against farms for violating pesticide protections... tobacco worker Cayetano Dominguez-Rosales complained to state investigators when 12 workers on his crew got sick in 2010 after witnessing pesticides
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2016 19:20
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[Asia-pacific] TPP: CHAPTER 28 Dispute Settlement

In order to ensure that each Party has the ability to regulate manufactured tobacco products and protect public health, TPP, for the first time in any trade agreement, builds on structures established in the agreement to give each Party the right to decid
Medium
added Feb 4, 2016 17:54
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Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends

Directors declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-three cents ($0.53) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable May 9, 2016, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on April 11, 2016.
PR Newswire
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36
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Universal Corporation Reports Nine-Month Results

Operating income down slightly to $101 million Revenues of $1.3 billion declined on lower green prices and volumes Improved gross margins Strong shipments expected in fourth fiscal quarter
PR Newswire
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36
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[Virginia] Roanoke Senator seeks to end Tobacco fund

A Roanoke Senator has introduced legislation to defund the Tobacco Commission and send the money to the Medicaid program. John Edwards...introduced a bill to repeal the enabling legislation of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. The bill also
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 2, 2016 14:40
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