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[Asia-pacific] TPP: CHAPTER 28 Dispute Settlement

In order to ensure that each Party has the ability to regulate manufactured tobacco products and protect public health, TPP, for the first time in any trade agreement, builds on structures established in the agreement to give each Party the right to decid
added Feb 4, 2016 17:54

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends

Directors declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-three cents ($0.53) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable May 9, 2016, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on April 11, 2016.
PR Newswire
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36

Universal Corporation Reports Nine-Month Results

Operating income down slightly to $101 million Revenues of $1.3 billion declined on lower green prices and volumes Improved gross margins Strong shipments expected in fourth fiscal quarter
PR Newswire
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36

[Virginia] Roanoke Senator seeks to end Tobacco fund

A Roanoke Senator has introduced legislation to defund the Tobacco Commission and send the money to the Medicaid program. John Edwards...introduced a bill to repeal the enabling legislation of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. The bill also
Bland County (VA) Messenger
added Feb 2, 2016 14:40

[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Hectarage Down 4 Percent

Lack of confidence in prices and the effects of drought have affected tobacco production this season, with the area put under the crop declining to 89 500 hectares from 93 419 hectares last season, the Zimbabwe Farmers' Union has said.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:28

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Labour practices a big inducement for Thai tobacco growers

She added that tobacco farming was more profitable than growing rice. More importantly labour protection was highly emphasised in the community, especially child labour prevention. Children under 13 cannot take part in any kind of work, even if they are a
The Nation (th)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47

[South America/Caribbean] After unusual weather, Cuba struggles to save prized tobacco crop

weather has damaged Cuba's tobacco crop, raising concerns among farmers and cigar-lovers that the island's supply of its famous cigars might suffer at a time of increased demand resulting from detente with the United States.
added Jan 28, 2016 18:59

Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

will webcast its conference call on February 3, 2016, following the release of its results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 after market close on that date. The conference call will begin at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Candace C.
PR Newswire
added Jan 26, 2016 17:50

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: Activists urge withdrawal of tobacco

Anti-tobacco activists teaming up with the Coalition against the Falsehood of the Cigarette Industry are calling on Industry Minister Saleh Husin to withdraw a tobacco production road map, saying that it had the potential to increase smoking in Indonesia.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

[South America/Caribbean] Nicaragua Throws Fifth Cigar Festival

in the capital city of Managua and in the cigar city of Estelí. Dubbed Puro Sabor Festival del Tabaco, the event was a celebration of Nicaragua's rapidly growing cigar industry and tobacco culture. Puro Sabor's main objective is to raise international aw
Cigar Aficionado
added Jan 23, 2016 15:19
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