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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, North Carolina] VIDEO: Tillis Denounces Potential TPP Tobacco Carveout

Senate floor to denounce the likely carveout of tobacco...the trade promotion authority granted to President Obama last month stipulates that opportunities for U.S. agricultural exports must be “substantially equivalent to opportunities afforded foreign e
US Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:41
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, North Carolina] Actually, The T.P.P. Would Screw Tobacco Companies, According to Thom Tillis

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) on Thursday said that the US Trade Representative is currently working to enshrine “discriminary [sic] treatment of tobacco” in the Trans Pacific Partnership...leveled the charge on the floor of the Senate on Thursday in a speec
The District Sentinel News Co-op (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:28
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Hawaii, North Carolina] Pacific trade negotiators chase elusive final deal in tough talks

U.S. lawmakers, including from tobacco-growing states such as North Carolina, renewed warnings against excluding tobacco from rules allowing foreign companies to sue a host government. ...was discussion of a U.S.-initiated exception in Maui. It would be n
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2015 08:09
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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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