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The World Tobacco Growers’ Day, an event promoted by the International Tobacco Growers’ Association since 2012, was celebrated on October 28. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced that the leaf tobacco deliberative council released its annual determinations for domestic leaf tobacco cultivation area and grower prices for 2019. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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

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

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From the Associate editor

Regulating by science,
not prejudice

Everyone can agree that regulations should be in place to control e-cigarettes. But, shouldn’t these regulations be based on new scientific findings more than old prejudice?

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