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[Asia, India] Rules, rain and fake cigarettes hit tobacco growers

Tobacco farmers in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are distressed because of falling product prices. Illegal cigarettes, excessive regulation and poor monsoon were hurting them, said the farmers. Though the government had intervened and started purchasing
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 27, 2015 20:03
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Allegations and accusations abound in race for Kentucky agriculture commissioner

Spann responded by saying that her father has never been sued by farmers, an apparent reference to Quarles' father, Roger Quarles, being sued as a board member of the Burley Tobacco Cooperative. Ryan Quarles said the lawsuit was directed at the board re
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Oct 26, 2015 18:37
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[Central America] 22nd Century’s Receives USDA Phytosanitary Certificate to Export Proprietary Tobacco Seeds

is exporting multiple varieties of its proprietary tobacco seeds to Central America for testing and possible expanded agricultural production. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a phytosanitary certificate to 22nd Century to facilit
Business Wire
added Oct 23, 2015 08:02
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[Asia-pacific] TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP Benefits to U.S. Agriculture (PDF)

In 2014, the United States exported $378 million of tobacco1 to the TPP region and $1.5 billion to the world. By eliminating tariffs on all tobacco in TPP export markets, TPP will enhance U.S. tobacco farmers’ ability to compete fairly in TPP export ma
Foreign Agricultural Service / USDA
added Oct 20, 2015 09:58
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[Asia-pacific] THE AFFECTS OF THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP ON TOBACCO

“They would not have the same protection...other companies...who felt like a country was putting forth a discriminatory policy that really wasn’t fair under the trade rules....does have the potential to increase exports of US leaf tobacco. It’s very uncl
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Oct 19, 2015 14:14
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[Asia-pacific] TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP Benefits to U.S. Agriculture (PDF)

In 2014, the United States exported $378 million of tobacco1 to the TPP region and $1.5 billion to the world. By eliminating tariffs on all tobacco in TPP export markets, TPP will enhance U.S. tobacco farmers’ ability to compete fairly in TPP export mark
Foreign Agricultural Service / USDA
added Oct 16, 2015 07:32
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers asked to shift to other crops

The agriculture ministry is seriously pursuing with states to convince farmers that they should grow alternative crops, sources said. States have been asked to formulate specific plans at a meeting chaired by Ashok Dalwai, additional secretary in the min
Financial Chronicle (in)
added Oct 15, 2015 13:05
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: House drops cigarette provision in culture bill

Facing fierce public criticism, the House of Representatives decided on Tuesday to drop articles endorsing kretek (clove cigarettes) in the current culture bill legislation. Antitobacco campaigners have lambasted new provisions in a culture bill recogni
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:50
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] House confirms removal of clove cigarettes from cultural heritage bill

The controversial articles acknowledging kretek (clove cigarettes) as Indonesia’s cultural heritage have been removed from a culture draft bill by the House of Representatives (DPR). According to a report by kompas.com, the decision was made at the Hous
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:45
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[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Growers alarmed by planned TPP tobacco carve-out

The Tobacco Growers’ Association of North Carolina (TGANC) has said that it is alarming and un-American that for the first time in history the White House is actively working to discriminate against its own farmers in trade agreement negotiations.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 14, 2015 15:13
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