In anticipation of the 6th
Conference of the Parties (CoP6), to be held this year, in Russia,
city mayors grouped together in the Association of Tobacco-Growing
Municipal Districts had a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture,
Mr. Antônio Andrade, on February 25.
New legislation bans menthol
cigarettes and proposes e-cigarette regulations.
The plenary session of the European
Parliament voted to adopt 514-66, with 58 abstentions, a text
previously agreed by member states.
Lush tobacco leaves, stored in an
auction floor in Zimbabwe, show how the strong global demand from
China has shielded numerous suppliers at a time when investors are
fleeing emerging markets due to fears that the Asian giant's
appetite has diminished.
Tobacco growers in Bulgaria are facing difficult negotiations
due to their weak political situation
More than 1,500 children aged 2 to 15 playing in Porvenir
daycare centers rather than working in the fields show the tobacco
sector's strong commitment to preventing and eliminating child
Growers and manufacturers fail to reach agreement on tobacco
prices for a second time.
Nicaraguan cigars are in their
heyday. Considered among the best in the world, the industry
gives direct employment to 35,000 people and indirect employment to
45,000, generating US$ 120 million in export sales last year.
Tobacco growers in the
Argentine-Brazilian border area are selling their crops to
neighboring buyers. According to sources consulted by PRIMERA
EDICION, growers are asking Ar$ 20 per kilo of dry tobacco,...