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2014-03-12 16:28:14

MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced that its Turkish subsidiary, Alliance One Tütün A.?. ("AOT") and Öz-Ege Tütün Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.?. ("Öz-Ege"), have entered into a joint venture, Oryantal Tütün Paketleme Sanayi A.?., ("OTP") located in Torbali, Izmir in Turkey. Both AOT and Öz-Ege will contract with OTP for oriental tobacco processing and storage, while continuing to maintain separate farmer...

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2010-11-20 06:55:51

Over 170 countries at a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting in Uruguay were taking up measures on Friday to regulate flavored tobacco products due to concerns that tobacco companies seek to get young people addicted to nicotine. During the meeting of the signatories of the body's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, parties planned to define guidelines on tobacco product ingredients. They sought to draft a protocol on illicit tobacco trade and debate pricing, taxation and controls...

2008-07-26 03:00:27

By Ken Lauterstein klauters@aol.com 703-723-3973 The International Tobacco Growers Association describes tobacco as "the world's most widely cultivated non-food crop." While the total amount of tobacco farmed in Virginia continues to decrease (25,000 acres in 2005), it still is ranked No. 1 for cash receipts for a Virginia crop ($89,523,000). The tobacco harvest is decreasing in Virginia partly because of health concerns and because manufacturers (cigarette companies) are importing...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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