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JEMBER CIGARS packaging

JEMBER CIGARS
Indonesia is one of the world’s biggest producers of quality tobacco. Unfortunately Indonesia is not well known for its cigars compared to the market leaders – Cuba and the Dominican Republic. A free-falling economy since the autumn of 1997 has made life very difficult for the 5 million inhabitants of the tobacco city Jember and the 220 million citizens of Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous nation.

Tobacco giants quietly slip into emerging Myanmar market

As some of the largest companies in the world trumpeting their arrival in the hot market of the border of Asia, the tobacco industry has a different strategy: it slips into Myanmar without fanfare.

Tobacco board keeps his bargain till the end

One part of the financing plan created in spring of this year, in addition to the state’s ability to pay its share of a new Vikings stadium, appears to be coming about as expected.
A one-time tax on cigarettes will yield $ 26.5million for the stadium and about $ 4 million more for the general fund, the state Revenue Department said on Tuesday.

Wisconsin manufacturers give Maryland to try tobacco

Larry Oberdeck stood in his 3 acres of tobacco fields to the west of Edgerton, Wis., last week, checking his crop ripening.
He looked at his Wisconsin-flowering variety of plants, with their high, deep green leaves were prone under dusty-pink flowers. This kind of tobacco – loose-leaf chewing tobacco – that Oberdeck and other producers were to increase the area for decades.
Nevertheless, this was mixed with that occur entirely different species of tobacco. He has a broad, hanging leaves, velvety to the touch. It’s squat — about half the height of Wisconsin tobacco.

Low volumes of clean-up ahead Tobacco Sales

TOBACCO auction floors yesterday received a low volume of flue-cured Virginia tobacco ahead of stripping in front of the sales that start today. By 12 am yesterday, Boka Tobacco Auction floors had the highest number after it received more than 415 packages. An official with BTF said the company expected more supplies as the day progressed.

David Cameron urged to examine the claim

Labour has urged David Cameron to investigate claims that the contract, which his campaign strategist, Lynton Crosby, signed to provide a cigarette company Philip Morris International with lobbying services, could cost as much as £ 6 million.

Across the country, the tobacco crops wilt from rain

Jason Elliot had one of his best stands to grow burley tobacco until the rains started. Five days and seven inches of rain later, about a quarter of his crop was destroyed, cutting thousands of dollars from his salary when he drags his leaf on the market for several months.
All tobacco fields were wet country, and without a good stretch of dry weather in the coming weeks, Elliott predicament can play many times. In Kentucky alone, the second leading producer countries, the death toll could hit as much as $ 100 million if the crop does not rebound. More than half of the crop top producer of North Carolina is in danger.
It threatens to be the final blow to the agriculture sector, which experienced a sluggish prices, higher production costs and uncertain markets due to smoking bans.

Wolfy Millington accuses Dan of bullying as number of cigarettes row continues

The residents have had outgoing rows above the current cigarettes recently
Big Brother neighbor Wolfy Millington blasted fellow neighbor Daniel Neal for “bullying” of her on the show, as the current row of cigarettes continues to spiral out of control.

FDA opens the “historical” period to regulate tobacco

Four years after Congress gave him the authority to regulate tobacco products to protect the health of the nation, the Food and Drug Administration issued the first slate of decisions affecting the market for tobacco products, by adopting two new products and rejecting four.
The agency on Tuesday gave Lorillard Tobacco Co. the green light to market two new proposals cigarette offerings – and menthol version of its brand Newport – Newport finding Non-Menthol 100s gold box and Newport Non-Menthol Gold Box “do not raise different questions of public health,” than their counterparts that are already on the market.