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Tobacco ryots in jittery overhike in taxes on cigarettes

Farmers cultivating Flue Cured Virginia (FCV) Tobacco in Andhra Pradesh are worried over a Health Ministry proposal to hike taxes on cigarette. The proposal if comes into effect, would set off an increase in prices of cigarette made in the country ... The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
Tobacco farmers give thumbs down to cigarette taxation Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago

Former Federated Farmers boss to stand for Act in Southland

ACT candidate and former Federated Farmers president Don Nicolson in 1992. Photo / Mark Mitchell Former Federated Farmers boss Don Nicolson is to stand for Act in Finance Minister Bill English's Clutha Southland. But Prime Minister John Key was ...
 New Zealand Herald1 month ago
Sun News

Smoke hasn't cleared in tobacco farmers' court battle

Credits: REUTERS/Michaela Rehle/Files | QMI AGENCY BRANTFORD, Ontario - While Big Tobacco ended its legal fight years ago with the Canadian government over smuggled cigarettes, the smoke hasn't cleared in the court battle with farmers who say ...
 Sun News3 weeks ago Farmers fight isn't over  Sarnia Observer3 weeks ago

Agricultural safety and health centers benefit farmers

As the US Congress undertakes deliberations on the FY 2015 federal budget, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is faced with threats of reduced funding or elimination, for the third year in a row. NIOSH is the primary ...
 Farm And Ranch Guide1 month ago Agricultural health and safety centers can benefit farmers  Iowa Farmer Today2 months ago
Zimbabwe Herald

Govt to settle tobacco retention debt

Mr Charles Msipa Happiness ZengeniBusiness Editor Government has issued about $30 million worth of Treasury Bills of between two to five years to local banks to offset outstanding amounts owing to tobacco farmers under the Reserve Bank of ...
 Zimbabwe Herald21 hours ago
Huffington Post UK

Tory MP's Wimbledon Jolly Paid For By Tobacco Company

A Tory MP received tickets to the Wimbledon Men's final worth £1,600 from a tobacco company. Conservative Mark Field watched Djokovic triumph over Federer while enjoying hospitality paid for by Imperial Tobacco. The donation to the MP for ...
 Huffington Post UK1 week ago Tory MP Mark Field Given Free Wimbledon Final Tickets By Imperial Tobacco  Huffington Post UK1 week ago
Consortium News

Thomas Jefferson's Favorite Plant Is Back in American Soil

After a 77-year break, hemp plants are growing in American soil again. Right now, in fact. If you hear farmers from South Carolina to Hawaii shouting "God bless America," the reason isn't because Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago A tip for American farmers: Grow hemp, make money  Los Angeles Times1 month ago Thomas Jefferson: America's Founding Sociopath  Consortium News3 weeks ago Grow Hemp, Make Money  Media Awareness Project1 month ago

Modi's imprint?

The income-tax relief on long-term investments came after banks asked for it. The move for higher tax on cigarette and tobacco products was initiated by Harsh Vardhan, the health minister. Though Arun Jaitley, the finance minister, held the ...
 Smart Investor2 weeks ago All sources and sectors: Senate for imposition of income tax on all taxable incomes  Business Recorder1 month ago
International Business Times UK

India Budget 2014 - LIVE BLOG

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (C) poses as he leaves his office to present the federal budget for the 2014/15 fiscal year, in New DelhiReuters India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is presening the new government's first budget in ...
 International Business Times UK2 weeks ago Finance minister unveils Rs3.945tr budget for 2014-15  DAWN Group1 month ago

11 and working on a tobacco farm

(CNN) -- Jessica Rodriguez was 11 years old when she first stepped onto a tobacco field in Snow Hill, North Carolina. She spent the next five summers working on a neighbor's tobacco farm, usually six days a week. "It was hard. It was definitely ...
 CNN2 months ago Kids work on tobacco farms and get sick  CNN2 months ago 11 years old, and farming tobacco  CNN2 months ago Just 11 -- and toiling on tobacco farm  CNN2 months ago
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