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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Company launches new cigars

A Harare company, Vapour Blue, has launched a new brand of electronic cigarettes called the e-cigarettes. The cigarettes which are being imported from the United States are being sold in some of the local supermarkets and night clubs in and around Harare
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:42

[Africa, South Africa] Prohibiting tobacco trademarks is 'unconstitutional'

Legislation to prohibit the use of trademarks on tobacco products is unconstitutional and will make no contribution to discouraging smoking. This was the view of Professor Owen Dean of the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University (SU) in his inaugural l
Health 24 (za)
added May 27, 2013 14:32

[Africa, South Africa] Contraband cigarettes seized

Musina - A man has been arrested on the N1, between Musina and Beit Bridge, for possession of contraband cigarettes, Limpopo police said on Monday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 21, 2013 13:37

[Africa, Kenya] MP raids shisha smoking den two days after ban

An MP from Mombasa raided a joint and flashed out youth she said were smoking shisha two days after the tobacco substance was banned by the Health ministry. Mishi Mboko (Likoni) said she found youth smoking the banned product and ordered them to leave a (ke)
added Dec 30, 2017 23:50

[Africa] Evicted Zimbabwe white farmer handed back his land

Robert Smart, 71, was thrown off his tobacco and corn farm in eastern Zimbabwe in June as part of chaotic and often violent land grabs led by ex-president Robert Mugabe's government... The government of his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa in early December
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 15:30

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco firms evolving new strategies to attract younger generation – Report

Tobacco companies in Nigeria have evolved a new strategy of deliberately targeting the younger generation by situating their products near primary and secondary schools, a new report by the Nigerian Tobacco Control Research Group has shown.
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 21, 2017 20:07

[Africa, Kenya] KRA targets e-cigarettes, sheesha in new excise duty plan

Manufacturers and importers of tobacco products in Kenya will be required to affix excise duty stamps on their products as the government rolls out a system to broaden tax compliance. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) expects all tobacco manufacturers a
Citizen Digital (ke)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20

[Africa, Nigeria] Is Smoking Hookah Really Worse Than Cigarettes

Smoking shisha has become a trend among the youth today. Many young adults gather in shisha cafes and share the pipe between friends. They see smoking shisha as a pleasant and relaxing experience. Approximately 44% of them believe shisha is not as harmfu
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:20

[Africa, Nigeria] Campaigners Warn Over Youths, Underage Targeted Tobacco Adverts

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has raised the alarm against tobacco companies in Nigeria over their aggressive marketing campaigns targeted at vulnerable kids and youth in schools...“secret smoking parties orchestrated by the British American Tobacco Ni
Leadership (ng)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:17

[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55
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