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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] TOBACCO-CONTROL POLICIES IN TOBACCO-GROWING STATES: WHERE TOBACCO WAS KING

tobacco companies prioritized blocking tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states and partnered with tobacco farmers to oppose tobacco-control policies. The 1998 Master Settlement Agreement..., the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ inc
Milbank Quarterly
added Sep 13, 2015 13:35
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[Asia, Bangladesh] TOBACCO SCOURGE Still a long way to go before stubbing it out

six in every 10 men aged 15 years and above and three in every 10 women of the same age group use tobacco, whether smoking or smokeless. That's the fourth highest consumption rate in Southeast Asia...different tax structures for different tobacco product
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Sep 12, 2015 20:04
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Kentucky, North Carolina] BRINKLEY: Mitch McConnell Fights For Tobacco Interests In Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

both its Republican senators, Thom Tillis and Richard Burr, oppose any language in the TPP that would set tobacco apart from other agricultural commodities – even though it’s the only one that kills people.
Forbes
added Sep 9, 2015 10:53
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[North Carolina] Women in Ag: Tobacco Season in Pictures - 1 of 26

We have three greenhouses where we raise plants that will be transplanted to the field on our North Carolina tobacco farm. We lay plastic across the dirt floor because tobacco plants are grown in trays floating in water.
@griculture Online
added Sep 8, 2015 11:13
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[New York] Justin Liberman’s Tobacco Burn Is Doing the Film Festival Circuit

Tobacco Burn picked up a Best Short Film award at the Kingston (New York) Film Festival...this 17-minute-long narrative film is based on an oral history from the Works Progress Administration’s collection of slave narratives.
Philipstown.info and The Paper (Cold Spring, NY)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:43
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[Kentucky, North Carolina] Thousands of farmers stopped growing tobacco after deregulation payouts

the remaining growers are dealing with the recent loss of a decade-long cash infusion ordered by the U.S. government — but those who remain are better positioned to grapple with foreign competition than they were 10 years ago, industry analysts say.
USA Today
added Sep 3, 2015 12:03
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[Tanzania] Zimbabwe tobacco team on study tour

A six-men team, from the Zimbabwe Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) have visited all the tobacco traders currently operating in the country - the Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC), the Tanzania Tobacco Processors Limited (TTPL) in Mo
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Aug 31, 2015 20:47
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[North Carolina] Tobacco Farm Life Museum looks to attract bigger groups

The museum also wants to promote its grounds as rental space for events, such as weddings, family reunions and birthday parties. Founded in 1983, the mission of the Tobacco Farm Life Museum is to preserve and present North Carolina’s heritage of rural a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 31, 2015 12:08
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[Virginia] Global tobacco reps learn about quality U.S. leaf

Visitors from almost a dozen countries recently learned about tobacco grown in what several people referred to as “the greatest tobacco region in the world.” Representatives from Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Greece, Jordan, the Netherlands, the Philippines
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Aug 31, 2015 11:06
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Blocking other countries' anti-smoking efforts is wrong

McConnell and others in Congress are defending the continued use of trade agreements to block anti-smoking measures — and brandishing one of their all-time favorite political props: the American tobacco farmer. It's safe to assume, however, that their lar
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 30, 2015 11:36
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