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[Bulgaria] National Tobacco Growers Association NAT 2010 will not stage rallies: chairman

“I spoke with Minister Taneva by the phone a couple of hours ago. We are both puzzled where such information comes from,” he said. “It is true that every year purchase campaign on tobacco doesn’t run smoothly - we have an explanation for this, but in no
Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:55

[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] Alliance One International Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it has made significant progress in the investigation previously disclosed ... Moving forward, AOI will not source Kenyan leaf tobacco, but will continue to process Ugandan tobacco in a third party Kenyan facility. Additionally, as previously reported, i
PR Newswire
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19

[UK] EXCLUSIVE: AK47-wielding 'thugs' move in on Zimbabwean family's farm for 'land grab' British GP... and chuck their belongings into a truck

This is the moment white tobacco farmers were evicted from the Zimbabwe plantation they had called home for 35 years – by AK47-wielding thugs and police acting on behalf of a wealthy British GP who lives 7,500 miles away in Nottingham.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:31

Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides

North Carolina, only three fines were levied in 2014 against farms for violating pesticide protections... tobacco worker Cayetano Dominguez-Rosales complained to state investigators when 12 workers on his crew got sick in 2010 after witnessing pesticides
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2016 19:20

[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
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