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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

[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
added Sep 27, 2015 11:15

[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

[Kentucky] 2015 Carroll County Tobacco Festival Pageants ($$)

Carrollton (KY) News Democrat
added Sep 26, 2015 23:25

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

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

[Africa, Zimbabwe] AUDIO: Harare's Move to Ban Smoking in Public Places Receives Mixed Reactions

The government is planning to introduce a law that would prohibit public smoking but the move has been received with mixed feelings. Authorities are planning to introduce a Bill in parliament that... "I do not understand it because Zimbabwe we are a tob
Voice of America (
added Sep 23, 2015 15:53

[Kentucky] Tobacco Research and Development Center Ready to Bottle Tobacco

Chambers says raw tobacco is placed in bottles and used for comparison against commercial products. He says the program falls within the new purview of a federal agency. “Now, the FDA has regulatory authority over tobacco products and as part of developi
WEKU - Eastern Kentucky University
added Sep 22, 2015 16:57

[Africa, Malawi] K52m Kanengo road: Tobacco Commission applauds JTI

Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has commended key tobacco buyer Japan Tobacco International (JTI) for investing K52 million towards rehabilitating a link road in the Kanengo industrial area.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:22

[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] QUARLES: Tobacco growers need protection under trade deal

As a lifetime tobacco farmer who has enjoyed its economic benefits and, more importantly, a person who has acquired in-depth knowledge of the critical value we provide for U.S. agricultural exports around the world and what that means for our state, I fe
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 21, 2015 08:56
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