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Zimbabwe selling season to delay

Zimbabwe selling season to delay

| January 29, 2016

The opening of Zimbabwe’s 2016 tobacco selling season is likely to be delayed as most farmers are not ready for the market, according to the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB), reports The Herald.

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USTC opens marketing center

USTC opens marketing center

| January 29, 2016

U.S. Tobacco Cooperative will open a new marketing center in La Crosse, Virginia, USA, for the 2016 growing season. The facility will service a large number of the cooperative’s flue-cured tobacco growers in both Virginia and North Carolina.

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Altria delivers ‘outstanding returns’

Altria delivers ‘outstanding returns’

| January 29, 2016

Philip Morris USA’s cigarette shipment volume during the 12 months to the end of December, at 126,018 million, was increased by 0.5 percent on that of the 12 months to the end of December 2014, 125,390 million.

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Altria to cut 490 from workforce

Altria to cut 490 from workforce

| January 29, 2016

Altria is planning to eliminate about 490 jobs from its US workforce during the next two months as the company seeks to save about $300 million a year by the end of 2017, according to a story by John Reid Blackwell for the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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EU meeting closed so it could be open

EU meeting closed so it could be open

| January 29, 2016

Members of the European Parliament discussed EU deals with four tobacco multinationals behind closed doors in Brussels on Wednesday, while saying they had nothing to hide, reports the EU Observer.

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PMI to host results and outlook webcast

PMI to host results and outlook webcast

| January 29, 2016

Philip Morris International is due to host a live audio webcast at www.pmi.com/webcasts from 09.00 Eastern Time on February 4 to discuss its 2015 fourth-quarter and full-year results, which will be issued about 07.00 the same day. During the webcast, which will be in listen-only mode, CEO André Calantzopoulos will discuss the company’s results, the […]

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