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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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[Africa, Zambia] Lack of finances affecting tobacco farmers – TBZ

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says lack of financial support among tobacco farmers is affecting their potential to grow the crop at full capacity. TBZ tobacco inspector – Southern Region Teddy Chirwa said most farmers are unable to grow the crop, whi
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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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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[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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[Pakistan] Sheesha smoke: Cafe workers protest at ‘unjust’ crackdown

Hundreds of workers, most employed at sheesha cafes on The Mall, gathered at Liberty Chowk and then marched to Hussain Chowk. . . .organised by the Restaurant and Café Association of Punjab.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 12, 2012 11:28
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Paisley presses Government to drop tobacco packaging plans

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley Jr has had a "very productive" meeting to discuss the impending closure of Ballymena's Gallaher tobacco factory with the Secretary of State.
The News Letter (uk)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:26
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[India] NATIONAL / KARNATAKA : Farmers demand jobs in tobacco company

They had given up land for the factory near Nanjangud
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:21
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