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Curing Tobacco in Zimbabwe Requires Trees. Can Tobacco Farmers Plant Enough of Them
Febraury 06, 2019: Zimbabwe’s tobacco industry is thriving, but its forests are not even though the government has set aside money for reforestation. Now, tobacco farmers, who rely on burning wood to cure their crop,

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We Were Never Driven By Profit Margins Alone - Africa’s Tobacco Mogul Rujugiro

January 29, 2019: In 1978, Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa entered the world of cigarette-manufacturing. He is now the biggest indigenous manufacturer in Africa with footprints in nine African countries.

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PMI Explores Global Public Health Issues in New White Paper
January 24, 2019: Explores the Role of Governments, Corporate Ingenuity and Consumers’ Self-Interests

In a new White Paper, “Public Health—Much Harder than Rocket Science,” Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE:PM) looks at the dynamics between consumers,

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Why Philip Morris Isn't Making Its Marijuana Move -- Yet

January 23,  2019: Marijuana has vaulted into the investing limelight, and across the industry, investors are interested in finding ways to profit from the emergence of legalized cannabis products. Even mainstream companies are getting involved in the cannabis craze, with particularly strong interest from consumer products giants.

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)