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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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[Kentucky] Agriculture commissioner candidate accuses opponent's father of texting answers during debates

The Democratic candidate, a farm show radio host from Union, called Quarles' allegations "smear tactics I do not appreciate." She said her father has never been sued by farmers, an apparent reference to Quarles' father, Roger Quarles, being sued as a bo
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 27, 2015 21:39
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[China, Virginia] Tobacco production climbs steadily in county, bucking trend

here in Mecklenburg County production of flue-cured leaf is on the rebound as demand for the product in China, India and Southeast Asia continues to climb. In the past five years, Mecklenburg County’s tobacco production has increased nearly 14 percent. T
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:48
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[Lebanon] Lebanese tobacco farmers urge government to increase prices for export losses

Tobacco farmers in Akkar called upon the government to support the sector by allowing them to expand their harvested areas while increasing the number of kgs per permit from 330 kg to 500 kg.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:01
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 150pc

TOBACCO export earnings have increased by over 150 percent to $322 million since the beginning of the year... Zimbabwe’s major consumer of the golden leaf, China, has since January spent $176.7 million importing 20.8 million kgs at an average price of $
Chronicle (zw)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:23
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Cuban tobacco harvest increases despite drought

Industry leaders in Vueltabajo, located in the western province of Pinar del Rio, said 16,204 tonnes of tobacco have been harvested so far and that the total might increase by 100 tonnes in the coming days, Communist Party daily Granma said on Tuesday.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 23, 2015 16:09
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[South Carolina] The man behind Ben Carson

He grew up wealthy on a tobacco farm in South Carolina and first met Thurmond when he was 16. Thurmond told him to look him up if he wanted to work for him and did just that, becoming an adviser, helping the long-time senator get reelected at a time when
The Hill
added Aug 21, 2015 14:07
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $577m tobacco sold so far: TIMB

A total of 195,7 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $576,9 million has been sold to date since the selling season opened in March this year, statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:51
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