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Tobacco sales ban in North Darfur leaves farmers with no livelihood

| October 2, 2012

Tobacco farmers from North Darfur, Sudan, have asked the Islamic Fiqh Academy to find them an alternative livelihood following its prohibition of tobacco sales, according to a Radio Dabanga report.

The farmers were quoted as saying that four million people inDarfur were dependent on the cultivation and sale of tobacco.

They claimed that tobacco had been produced in the region since 1850.

Category: Breaking News

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