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[Africa, China, Namibia] Environment clears tobacco project

THE N$14 billion tobacco and maize project mooted for the Zambezi region has received environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism. A Chinese company, Namibia Oriental Tobacco cc has applied for 10 000 hectares in the Zambezi Regi
The Namibian (na)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:35
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports for first quarter surge

Harare- Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports for the first quarter of 2015 have increased 117 percent compared to the same period last year owing to increased production of the crop and experience accrued by new farmers over the years.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Apr 13, 2015 09:57
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[Asia] CHIPATO: Zanu-PF, China And Rhodesian's, Who Really Is Pimping Zimbabwe's Tobacco Industry? Part 1

As different media publications try to figure out who to blame for this years poor tobacco season in Zimbabwe, the usual suspects have already been lined up...basically who really benefits from Zimbabwean tobacco?
Countercurrents.org (in)
added Apr 10, 2015 19:30
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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco industry at a crossroads

is facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as
The Citizen (za)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:39
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[Africa] What next for Zimbabwe's tobacco sector?

facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as the ba
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Apr 10, 2015 16:37
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[Virginia] Funeral for a former slave takes center stage at Appomattox

A Civil War cannonball that ripped through Hannah Reynolds' master's cabin made her a footnote of misfortune, the lone civilian death at the Battle of Appomattox Court House. She died a slave at 60, hours before the war to end slavery unofficially came to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2015 14:20
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[Asia] Cambodian parliament passes law on tobacco control

All 89 lawmakers, who were present at the session, nodded the law, which states measures to control tobacco-made products in order to reduce impacts on health, economy, society and environment. Opposition lawmaker Ke Sovannaroth, chairwoman of the Natio
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2015 13:53
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[Germany] Researchers show that plants can take up nicotine from contaminated soils and from smoke

This might explain why high concentrations of nicotine are often found in spices, herbal teas and medicinal plants, despite the fact that this alkaloid is no longer permitted in insecticides
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 9, 2015 21:38
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[Asia] ARORA: As India waits for proof, 3500 succumb to tobacco daily

The parliamentary committee's observations and leniency towards the tobacco industry stakeholders does not bode well for the health of our nation and public health advocates strongly demand that health warnings should be enforced without any further dela
Deccan Herald (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 06:00
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Regulator asks tobacco buyers to explain decline in prices

THE country’s tobacco industry regulator told buyers and auction floors to explain why prices for the leaves have fallen for a second year as growers protest, a document from the regulator shows. Tobacco prices so far this selling season, which began Ma
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:50
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