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Tobacco production in China, rooted in the vast rural areas, is both the foundation of the country’s sustained and healthy development of its tobacco industry as well as being an important means of support for farmers in poverty-stricken areas. more

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Tobacco cultivation provides employment opportunities to 75,000 farmers’ families in rural areas and over one million direct and indirect employment to the rest of the population in Pakistan. more

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The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board expects Zimbabwe’s tobacco output to rise 5.8% this year as farmers started selling their crop at the country’s auctions. more

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Hundreds of tobacco farmers are accusing Mastermind Tobacco Co., Ltd., of failing to pay their arrears since 2014 while now buying cheap tobacco from Tanzania. more

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India is one of the leading tobacco producers and exporters in South Asia – and with a huge variety of tobaccos to boost. Tobacco Asia’s Thomas Schmid picks the brains of some of the key players. more

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Foreign currency incentives have played a large role in drawing more than 116,000 farmers to register for the 2017/18 marketing season. more

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Zimbabwe has seen a surge in millions of dollars of Chinese investment in formerly white-owned tobacco farms. more

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From the Associate editor

Cutting the Nose to Spite the Face

As the debate on the effects of e-cigarettes continues with new research coming out both for and against e-cigs, is it too soon to be banning them?

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