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[Africa, Russia, South America/Caribbean] Malawi farmers’ livelihood to go up in smoke as Chile bans public puffing

"We're very concerned with the smoking ban in Chile, in Russia and other countries have also proposed similar bans,” Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) chief executive officer Bruce Munthali told The Nation newspaper. “Tobacco farmers as any othe
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11
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Malawi Evaluates Impact of Heavy Flooding on Tobacco Harvest

Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission is investigating the effect of floods that washed away about 7,000 hectares (17,300 acres) of crops, including tobacco and corn.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:22
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Floods in Malawi, Mozambique Force Thousands to Flee Homes

Malawi is Africa’s top exporter of burley tobacco, a low-grade variety of the crop. Limbe Leaf Tobacco Co., a unit of U.S.-based Universal Corp., Alliance One International Inc. (AOI) and Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) are among buyers of the nation’s crop. T
Bloomberg News
added Jan 16, 2015 14:53
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[Africa] Malawi Kwacha still registering gains, as tobacco earns $233.8m: Inflation slows

This is coming at a time when the so called Malawi’s green gold, tobacco, has earned the economy a total of $233.8 million from 113 million kgs so far sold until last week which was week 15 representing a sales increase of 62 percent compared with 2012.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:23
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[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco earns US$15m

Tobacco sales at the country's auction floors have earned US$15 million in foreign exchange in four weeks, Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has said.
Daily Times (mw)
added Apr 10, 2013 15:05
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[Africa, Malawi] ARET introduces three new tobacco varieties

Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET) has introduced three new tobacco varieties in Malawi which according to the trust are pest and disease resistant besides being fast maturing.
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:20
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[Africa] Malawi tobacco market extended as farmers overgrow leaf

Tobacco regulators, the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has extended the tobacco market season up to November...the market was supposed to close in September but there are lots of tobacco which is yet to be bought because there was overproduction of the
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35
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[Africa, Malawi] Egypt to Construct Two Tobacco Processing Factories

The Egyptian government says it will construct two tobacco processing factories in Malawi as a way of supporting the tobacco industry in the country. The Egyptian Ambassador to Malawi, Maher El-Adawy disclosed this in an interview with Mana on Tuesday in
All-Africa.com
added Apr 23, 2015 09:49
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[Malawi] TAMA slams WHO-FCTC moves on tobacco

Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama), the country’s largest tobacco growers’ body, has taken a swipe at the World Health Organisation (WHO) for intensifying its campaign towards abolishing tobacco farming.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Nov 11, 2014 11:16
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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