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[North Carolina] Sally Elliott: Cultivating a fertile future for N.C. farmers

Forsyth Tech hopes to continue this outstanding partnership with the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund. We are currently seeking funding for the creation of an Agricultural Training Center at our Stokes County campus. This training facility will serve to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2015 11:34

[Africa] Malawi: Veep Says Tobacco Is Strategic Crop to Malawi

Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) on Thursday officially opened its 27th Annual Congress, a gathering that draws together, stakeholders, tobacco farmers representatives across the entire region of Malawi. Speaking when he presided over the opening of
added Jun 29, 2015 09:36

[Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers offer vendors lifeline

Vendors at tobacco auction floors in Harare are recording brisk business, thanks to farmers who are quick to part with their cash. Stands which display a wide range of goods, including grocery, farming equipment and clothing among others are quite visib
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:23

[Tanzania] WHO anti-tobacco campaigns responsible for dropping prices

ANTI-TOBACCO campaigns being conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) are among factors to blame for the depreciating prices of the cash crop in both the local and world markets, the National Assembly heard.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:40

[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco farmers still stuck with produce

FARMERS around the country are stuck with more than 3,000 metric tonnes of tobacco after failing to sell the produce due to lack of market, the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) has said.
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:32

[Washington] USDA, King Mountain Tobacco return to court in $6.3M dispute

A federal judge in Yakima will hear several motions today regarding $6.3 million in unpaid tobacco assessments...the arguments King Mountain attorneys raise in this case focus primarily on federal policies that they say unfairly favor major tobacco corpo
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jun 20, 2015 21:29

[Australia] The Ekka goes smoke-free

Queensland Health has thrown its support behind the RNA's decision to remove designated smoking areas inside the Bowen Hills showgrounds... There will be plenty of fresh air for funlovers at this year's Ekka after organisers banned smoking.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:38

22nd Century Group Obtains Cigarette Distribution Licenses in New York State

a leader in tobacco harm reduction, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Goodrich Tobacco Company, LLC, has been granted both a New York State Cigarette Stamping Agent license and a New York State Wholesale Cigarette Dealer license. With the
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2015 06:52

[Pakistan] Tobacco harvest in full swing

harvesting of White Patta (WP) tobacco is in full swing across Swabi district, while tobacco companies and traders have begun preparations for the upcoming crop buying season with an aim to purchase 1.255 million kilogrammes crop this year.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jun 15, 2015 12:46

[China, USA] A Chinese Ebola Drug Raises Hopes, and Rancor

Tobacco plants were engineered to produce ZMapp, a mixture of three antibodies designed to attach to the covering of the virus...Then China jumped in. The scarcity of ZMapp was “a spark, like lightning to me,” said Boyan Zhang, chief scientific officer a
New York Times
added Jun 12, 2015 00:17
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