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The World Tobacco Growers' Day was marked this year by initiatives carried out throughout the month of October with the goal of promoting a consistent and comprehensive diversification agenda. more

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Increasingly rigid regulations, anti-tobacco lobbying, sky-high production costs, and other factors give German and French tobacco farmers headaches. Tobacco Asia talks to grower associations from both countries about their worries. more

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Growers debated the challenges the sector is facing during the gathering in Zimbabwe. more

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They say the purchase would have no impact as their tobacco has already lost value after JTI Malawi stopped buying tobacco in July. more

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It is no longer just growers and associations seeking alternative crops to tobacco production. The industry itself has already surrendered to this transition. more

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Tobacco growers urge governments to open talks in order to promote discussion with governments and international bodies about the challenges the sector faces due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products in a lack of alternative crops. more

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Part of our ongoing series on independent leaf suppliers, TOBACCO ASIA is venturing to opposite ends of the globe, introducing a cooperative in Kentucky as well as what is called the first privately operated leaf processor in Laos. more

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Tobacco growers in India had a terrible cropping season last year, and it looks like it is going to be a mixed bag of fortunes this year as well. more

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The American leaf industry definitely did not need a bumper crop from the 2015 season. Through the beginning of August, it was clear there wasn’t going to be one for either of the major tobacco types, although for different reasons. more

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Hank Mozingo celebrates his 25th anniversary with Tobacco Associates this year. Tobacco Associates represents 2,400 US tobacco growers. more

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From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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