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[Zambia] Tobacco farmers to form union

THE low demand and poor prices for tobacco experienced during this year’s marketing season has forced the creation of a Tobacco Farmers’ Union. The union which would be called Western Tobacco Growers’ Union was registered on August 15, 2014 under the Re
Zambia Post (zm)
added Sep 9, 2014 15:08
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[Canada] The changing face of tobacco farming

Within Norfolk and surrounding counties, tobacco farms have been transformed through technology. Farms with a large number of workers, including all family members, have become a thing of the past. At the art installation, Kiln Hands, by Heather Benning,
Tillsonburg (Ont) News (ca)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:04
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[North Carolina] ITG job cuts could have ripple effect on Reynolds

That affects Reynolds because the ITG job cuts could be a step in preparing Imperial and its subsidiaries for a buyer. “We still believe an eventual takeout of Reynolds by BAT is likely, but the time horizon of when this could occur would realistically
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2016 23:36
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[Florida] Commonwealth-Altadis tobacco company to lay off 150 workers

has notified state officials that it will lay off 150 people in Fort Lauderdale. Its brands include USA Gold, Montclair, Dutch Masters, Backwoods and Phillies. The company has 215 employees in Fort Lauderdale. Only its Premium handcrafted and handrolled
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jun 21, 2015 14:14
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Reynolds American’s CEO on Merging, Managing and Smoking

Journal talked to Ms. Cameron about the factors that go into a successful merger, the ability to recruit young workers to a tobacco company and the future profile of cigarette smokers...Employees love the vapor. They’re proud they’re offering these altern
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 1, 2015 12:53
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[North Carolina] The 2013 Reynolds American, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting: orders, points of order, “out of order” and ordered out!

Dr. Sharon Brown, a grandmother and a shareholder from Pennsylvania, who was seated second from the aisle where the company’s sole microphone ... saw Dr. Brown fall to the floor after she attempted to get by the RAI employee. By the time Dr. Brown was ab
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 19, 2013 13:37
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40% Of Health Care Workers Still Smoke Cigarettes In China

Although 40 percent of male health workers smoked in 2010, the figure represented a decrease from previous years. Around 56 percent of male health care workers were smokers in 1984, 60 percent in 1996 and 57 percent in 2002. China is the largest tobacco
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2012 15:06
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[North Carolina] ITG confirms production job cuts are coming

ITG employees were told during a meeting Wednesday that the reciprocal manufacturing is likely coming to an end as early as June. Reynolds had no comment when asked about the end of reciprocal manufacturing. Employees were reminded that ITG Brands has, b
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 18, 2016 10:59
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[Virginia] Altria planning 490 job cuts, with 200 to 250 in its Richmond-area operations

Altria Group Inc. is planning to eliminate about 490 jobs from its U.S. workforce in the next two months as the company seeks to save about $300 million a year by the end of 2017. About 200 to 250 of those job cuts will come from the company’s salaried w
Richmond.com
added Jan 29, 2016 03:01
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[Europe] Poland ‘can offer economic recipe’ to the EU

not all changes brought by EU membership are necessarily positive for the Polish economy. The last year has witnessed a significant campaign in the Polish media criticizing the new Tobacco Directive. Its introduction threatens the strong tobacco industry
EurActiv
added Sep 14, 2014 11:44
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