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Malawi defies the anti-smoking lobby

Iis early in the morning, and thousands of farmers are gathered outside tobacco trading centre Mzuzu Auction Floors in the northern region of Malawi, waiting for sales to commence.

Tobacco farmers seek greener grass

Tobacco is Malawi’s main foreign exchange earner but every year almost 10% of the crop is smuggled out of the country instead of being sold on the auction floors as required by law.…