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Greek Leaf: Out of the Doldrums Yet?

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The Balkan region has a long tradition of tobacco growing. Greece is no exception and is indeed one of the world’s foremost suppliers of oriental leaf. Nevertheless, the country’s growers and traders have experienced a veritable rollercoaster ride. more

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM Features

High-Quality Leaf from Indonesia The Merchants’ P.O.V.

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The Indonesian archipelago looks back at a long history of cultivating tobacco crops. But what are merchants doing to maintain and improve high-quality output to help Indonesian tobacco stay competitive in the world market? more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM Features

American farmers have a problem right now, and by all accounts, it is a side effect of the current world oversupply of neutral filler tobacco. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Sep 1, 2015 12:00 AM Leaf


From the Associate editor


Shining a light
on FDA's policies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been quite active in the tobacco industry these past few months… 

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