Posted by: otanezm
September 10, 2011 |
Global calendar of the marketing of tobacco leaf in different countries. The calendar provides useful information on the beginning and end of tobacco marketing seasons by country; typically six weeks before the beginning of the marketing season is when plants in fields are harvested and socio-ecological exploitation of tobacco companies at the farm-level is high.
Genuine fair trade tobacco does not exist and this project does not promote fair trade cigarettes. Tobacco farming is associated with health, environmental and human rights violations, as well as tobacco industry malfeasance. This is a project to encourage country representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) to request the WHO to use the theme "Human Rights and Tobacco Agriculture" for World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2020.