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[North Carolina] Grape industry importance increases in county, state

In 1999, the Golden Leaf Foundation was established to transition North Carolina away from a tobacco-based economy. By 2003, the Yadkin Valley was designated as the first viticulture area...since the decline of “King Tobacco” in North Carolina, grapes an
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:56
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[Virginia] Bioscience company re-imagining tobacco for new age with machine

machine that uses water and pressure to process 12 tons of tobacco plants a day. Tyton’s process makes use of the other entire plant: the juice and the cake — or soft interior product. The final products include tobacco oil used as an animal feed additive
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Sep 16, 2015 17:54
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Louisiana’s trade interests are embroiled in tobacco-state politics rules, but the Trans-Pacific Partnership is the best hope

Whether it’s rice in Louisiana or sugar beets in Minnesota or tobacco in Kentucky, there are literally tons of products that mean livelihoods and benefit local economies. We want a trade deal that allows sale of these products across the world.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Sep 14, 2015 02:11
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Profit Margins Increase for Tobacco Producers

After 10 years of annual $1 billion payments to tobacco farmers, tobacco producers feel a great weight being lifted from their shoulders. Profit margins are on the rise for the producers of tobacco products one year after the expiration of a 10 year feder
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 13, 2015 15:19
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-Control Policies in Tobacco-Growing States: Where TobaccoWas King [FREE FULL TEXT]

Master Settlement Agreement,...the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ increasing use of foreign tobacco led to a rift between the companies and tobacco farmers.  In 2003, the first comprehensive smoke-free local law was passed in a major tobac
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:40
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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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