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[Kentucky] ‘It’s all about the smoke’ Dark fired tobacco finds its way into premium cigars

Cigar aficionados from across the country gravitated to Robert Gray’s operation in southern Christian County by the hundred Saturday for the Kentucky Barn Smoker, an event that promised an intimate experience with Kentucky’s dark fired tobacco crop.
Kentucky New Era
added Oct 10, 2015 12:13

[Asia-pacific] AUDIO: Orrin Hatch On TPP: Despite Concerns, Fast-Track Authority Was 'Essential'

we're starting to lose people that we had ... For instance, tobacco has not been taken care of in this. And tobacco state senate - as much as I hate tobacco, we needed to have it in there. SIEGEL: You need some tobacco state senators.
Public Radio East
added Oct 9, 2015 12:46

22nd Century Announces Hiring of Key Executive; Dr. Paul J. Rushton Will Spearhead Growth and Commercialization of 22nd Century’s Plant Biotechnology Portfolio

“Hiring a scientist of Paul Rushton’s caliber – especially given his extensive work in tobacco plant biotechnology – is like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. He will be invaluable to 22nd Century” Dr. Rushton has published over fifty scienti
Business Wire
added Oct 8, 2015 10:36

[North Carolina] While rains hammer NC crops, a bit early to assess damage

Agriculture officials say that poultry and hog operations appeared to have come through the storm all right. But when the rains came, workers were just getting into the fields to harvest such things as peanuts, sweet potatoes and tobacco.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2015 09:35

Philip Morris Italia and the Italian Government sign Memorandum of Understanding to promote tobacco growing in Italy

Strategic partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture to invest approximately 80 million euros annually for the purchase of the highest quality nationally grown leaf tobacco
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:27

[Asia-pacific] WashU Expert: Time for tobacco-state politicians to make ‘adult choice’ on Pacific trade agreement

Benson, the author of “Tobacco Capitalism: Growers, Migrant Workers, and the Changing Face of a Global Industry”...the tobacco industry is allowed to continue profiting from the global marketing of a product clearly shown to cause health problems and mor
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Oct 7, 2015 23:55

North Carolina: Excessive Rains Could Prove a Mixed Blessing – USDA

6-8 inches rainfall over the last week has saturated tobacco and late cucurbit fields delaying harvests and has compromised both crops. Fortunately, flooding has not been significant thus far.
AgFax Media
added Oct 7, 2015 13:29
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Record rain damages crops, concerns NC farmers

Greg Hipp, a farmer in Fuquay-Varina, said he is holding out a bit of hope that his tobacco will survive the flooding. "If we can make it to Tuesday and (the tobacco) is still on the stalk, than it will probably be OK," he said. "But you know, with thes
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Oct 7, 2015 13:28

[Poland] Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Process Polish Tobaccos

Previously, the processing of these tobaccos was handled directly by PMP. The arrangement reinforces both PMI's and Universal's strong, continuing commitment to Polish-grown leaf tobacco and the grower communities. Mr. Freeman stated, "We are pleased to
PR Newswire
added Oct 7, 2015 13:19

[Connecticut] State tobacco farmers hope for future around Cuban cigars

SOUTH WINDSOR — As public health initiatives cut into sales of cigars and cigarettes, Connecticut tobacco farmers are looking for new markets in Cuba. Several months after President Barack Obama renewed diplomatic relations between the United States and
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 6, 2015 22:33
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