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[Kentucky] Tobacco Queen pageant winners

The Logan County Tobacco and Heritage Festival 2015 Queen’s pageant winners were: Queen: Chelsey Autumn Hopkins, 1st Runner-up,Breanna Elizabeth Baptise, 2nd Runner-up, Claire Alexandria Wilson, 3rd Runner-up, Chasity Kaylynn Davidson, 4th Runner-up, Oli
Russellville (KY) News Democrat & Leader
added Sep 29, 2015 10:27
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Child Farmworkers Banned From Handling Pesticides, But Not Tobacco

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) has been putting pressure on Reynolds American...to end child labor in its supply chain and give workers collective bargaining rights. Now, they’re planning to call for a boycott of the company’s products, as Chávez
BuzzFeed
added Sep 29, 2015 10:15
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[California] Stanford researchers engineer tobacco plant to produce cancer drug precursor

Stanford researchers have engineered the easy-to-grow tobacco plant to produce small amounts of a starting chemical, or “precursor,” on which a particular cancer drug is based – one normally derived from an endangered plant.
The Stanford (CA) Daily
added Sep 28, 2015 18:11
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[Asia, India] Jagan to stage dharna on Sept 30 for tobacco farmers

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will console the families of tobacco farmers who committed suicide and will hold a dharna in Prakasam district seeking better deal for the farmers in distress. 'Our Party President will hold a dharna at the Tanguturu Tobacco Auction
Sakshipost (in)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:39
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[Asia, India] Greed lands tobacco farmers in trouble

e greed of farmers to produce more tobacco without authorisation and inability of the Tobacco Board to educate farmers to limit the cultivation are the reasons for the deaths of tobacco farmers. The decision of the government to offer Rs 20 extra for ea
The Hans India (in)
added Sep 28, 2015 12:45
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[Asia, India] Plight of tobacco farmers extremely grave: grower associations

Calling for an immediate policy correction two leading tobacco growers associations have described the plight of tobacco farmers in the state as ''extremely grave''. Describing the policy focus as one sided, blindly aping the recommendations of the West
Webindia(in)
added Sep 27, 2015 11:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco farmers on the brink after Mt. Raung eruption

Thousands of tobacco farmers in Jember, East Java, have been struggling to market their harvest yields this year after their plants were completely or partly damaged by the recent eruptions of Mount Raung.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 26, 2015 23:25
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[Kentucky] 2015 Carroll County Tobacco Festival Pageants ($$)

Carrollton (KY) News Democrat
added Sep 26, 2015 23:25
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Todd County tobacco candle on sale at My Old Kentucky Home

You know it’s fall in Kentucky when the scent of tobacco curing in a nearby barn fills the air. Now there’s a candle for that...The candle, called Dark-Fired Tobacco Barn Candle, costs $16 and features Todd County on the label. It is available at the par
Kentucky New Era
added Sep 26, 2015 23:24
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National Environmental Policy Act; Environmental Assessments for Tobacco Products; Categorical Exclusions / A Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 09/24/2015

is issuing a final rule to revise its NEPA implementing regulations to provide categorical exclusions for certain actions related to substantial equivalence (SE) reports, SE exemption requests, and tobacco product applications, and the rescission (order w
Federal Register
added Sep 26, 2015 21:11
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