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Azerbaijan bans GMO tobacco, wine and cotton products

The changes to the law ‘On Tobacco’ ban the import of tobacco and tobacco products, which were produced using genetically modified plants or agricultural plants created with methods of biotechnology and genetic engineering.
AzerNews (az)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:23
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Philip Morris International Inc. responds to Human Rights Watch report, ‘Teens of the Tobacco Fields’

Miguel Coleta, Sustainability Officer at PMI, said, “We appreciate the continued dialogue with HRW and remain fully committed to addressing child labor and other labor abuses in US tobacco farming and the more than 30 countries worldwide where we impleme
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 10, 2015 18:04
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In tobacco fields, laboring teens face grave dangers

In tobacco fields, laboring teens face grave dangers Exposure to nicotine and toxins plagues young people working on farms, says new HRW report
Al Jazeera
added Dec 10, 2015 15:38
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Teens of the Tobacco Fields

Key Recommendations To the United States Congress Enact legislation prohibiting children under age 18 from engaging in hazardous work on tobacco farms in the United States, including any work in which children have direct contact with tobacco in any for
Human Rights Watch
added Dec 10, 2015 01:46
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US: Tobacco Farms No Place for Teens / Government, Companies Fail to Provide Adequate Protection

The United States government and tobacco companies are failing to protect teenage children from hazardous work in tobacco farming, Human Rights Watch said today, in a report and video.
Human Rights Watch
added Dec 10, 2015 01:44
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Tobacco Farms Are Poisoning 17-Year-Olds in North Carolina

In a new video released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch, teenagers who work in the tobacco fields of North Carolina detail the debilitating health problems they've suffered as a result of their employment. Many of the 26 adolescents interviewed by the ad
TakePart.com
added Dec 10, 2015 01:37
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[UK] Tobacco Duty: raw tobacco registration scheme

This applies to any individual or business supplying, receiving, storing or using raw tobacco, including domestic users for smoking or non-smoking purposes.
GOV.UK
added Dec 10, 2015 01:01
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[Tennessee] RENEAU: Slow Down, Smell The Tobacco

"The number of people who remember when Greeneville smelled like a tobacco warehouse this time of year also seems to be getting smaller all the time," Bob wrote. And he recounted telling a friend: " ... tobacco still smells like family and the good old d
Greeneville (TN) Sun
added Dec 5, 2015 18:30
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[Illinois] Artist wants to modify tobacco for hormone therapy

Ryan Hammond, who has been working at a community biohacking lab in Baltimore called BUGSS, hopes that one day trans folks will be able to grow their own hormone supplements. He’s currently trying to crowdfund $22,000 for “Open Source Gendercodes,” the
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 5, 2015 17:31
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco exports breach $700m

Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that during the comparable period last year, Zimbabwe had earned $709 million from 119,9 million kilogrammes of flue-cured tobacco exported at an average price of $5,91 per kilogr
Chronicle (zw)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:44
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