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[Africa] Malawi's forests going up in smoke as tobacco industry takes heavy toll

Malawi is reliant on tobacco for 60% of foreign earnings, but while demand is falling the cost of environmental damage caused by the industry is rising
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:07
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] Pure Politics - Ryan Quarles fundraising against potential tobacco carve out in Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

Ryan Quarles, R-Georgetown, is organizing his supporters in an effort to fight back against a potentially bad deal for Kentucky farmers being negotiated on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact and help him become the next agriculture commissioner.
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:05
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[Africa, Malawi] "˜Even Jesus could not stop smoking," says Mutharika

has established a framework on the farming of tobacco told off all those people who are asking Malawian government to forget tobacco farming..."People have been smoking since time immemorial, even before Jesus Christ walked on this earth,” said Muthari
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 30, 2015 05:47
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $322m

ZIMBABWE has so far realised $322 million from 59 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported to different parts of the world since January compared to 45,8 million kg sold in the same period last year.
Chronicle (zw)
added Jul 30, 2015 04:16
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Farmer caught smoking in tractor won’t face prosecution

A local farmer who was facing a possible fine of up to £1,000 for smoking in his tractor will not face prosecution, Antrim and Newtownabbey Council has confirmed. According to the Ulster Farmers Union (UFU), the farmer was parked off the road at a filli
The News Letter (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba to unveil Tobacco Trail as new tourist attraction

Cuba's Tourism Ministry (Mintur) announced recently it will launch the Tobacco Trail or Tobacco Route in September, during this year's tourism and nature fair (Turnat) in westernmost Pinar del Rio province, home to lush tobacco plantations.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 26, 2015 05:55
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[Africa, Tanzania] MWITA: Tobacco Smokers Must Kick the Offending Habit

Other anti-smoking efforts have seen the Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF) urging the government to introduce alternative cash crops in tobacco growing areas because tobacco growers encountered more health hazards than direct benefits from their work
All-Africa.com
added Jul 25, 2015 15:26
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco farmer sued for discrimination, harrassment

Jesus deJesus, Alex Hernandez, and Raul Rivera claimed they worked at a tobacco farm owned by Thomas McLaughlin through a federal guest worker program in for five months in 2013. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the three workers said they were subj
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 22, 2015 00:51
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[Canada] Grand River Enterprises boss named in large U.S. marijuana grow op raid

Jerry Montour's lawyer says 'unlawful' raids were on medical marijuana sites on sovereign aboriginal land
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:44
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[Canada, California] Monster Pot Raid on Tribal Territory in Modoc County; Feds Allege Connection With Canadian Tobacco Giant

A federal search warrant executed on a tribal grow op in Modoc County this morning alleges that a tiny northern California tribe today has partnered up with an executive of a huge Canadian tobacco concern to produce marijuana on a massive scale.
Lost Coast Outpost (Ferndale, CA)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:43
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