Malawi’s Parliament has passed a bill legalizing the cultivation of cannabis for medicinal purposes.
Due to recent rainfall the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has delayed the beginning of the Zimbabwe’s tobacco marketing season.
The Program Crecer by the National Registry of Rural Workers and Employers (Renatre) in the region of Salta (Argentina) has assisted over 300 children during the harvest.
The tobacco crop of the state of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) may see a 16-18% output decrease due to the lack of rainfall.
The tobacco auctions in Prakasam and Nellore districts began with an average price of US$ 2.37 per kg being offered for the tobacco.