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Grower suicides rise sharply

Grower suicides rise sharply

| April 13, 2016

The halt in production by Indian tobacco manufacturers unable to meet new health-warning requirements is adding to the financial distress that already has seen a spike in tobacco-grower suicides.

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Swiss say ‘cheese’ to tobacco

Swiss say ‘cheese’ to tobacco

| April 13, 2016

The Swiss appear to be able to make a good living out of selling products that, in the opinion of some people, don’t smell too good, but are nevertheless greatly enjoyed by those who consume them.

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GFN speakers announced

GFN speakers announced

| April 13, 2016

The names of some of the speakers and chairpersons who will participate in this year’s Global Forum on Nicotine have been announced.

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PMI to host results webcast

PMI to host results webcast

| April 13, 2016

The 2016 first quarter results from Philip Morris International will be the subject of a webcast on April 19.

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RAI to host results webcast

RAI to host results webcast

| April 13, 2016

The 2016 first quarter results from Reynolds American will be the subject of a webcast on April 26.

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Shopkeepers jailed for selling tobacco

Shopkeepers jailed for selling tobacco

| April 12, 2016

Police in Thimphu, Bhutan, detained 10 betel-leaf shop owners for selling tobacco products. Bhutan banned the sale and consumption of tobacco products in December 2004.

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