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[Africa] Zambia urged to raise tobacco tax

A HEALTH expert has said that Zambia should raise taxation on tobacco in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation to safeguard lives. Ministry of Health tobacco control focal point person John Mayeya said at the launch of the internat
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 14, 2015 16:03
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[Africa, Rwanda] Tobacco addiction on the rise among youth

In order to find out how tobacco smoking is posing a big health risk to the youth in the City of Kigali, Sunday Times visited Kicukiro Centre. Here, many young people do casual jobs to earn a living and most of them use tobacco as refreshment. But what
The New Times (rw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:20
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Realising the gold in ‘golden leaf’

A WEEK has passed since the opening of the 2014 tobacco selling season. The season is a major highlight on the economic calendar due to significant role the crop plays in the economy. This year in particular, it has come at a crucial time when the econom
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 1, 2014 19:22
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[Africa, Zambia] State to develop, safeguard tobacco, says Siliya

GOVERNMENT has pledged its commitment to come up with laws and regulations that aim to safeguard and develop the tobacco in the country. Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya said tobacco is an important part of the agriculture sector that is one of the bes
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:40
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[Africa, Ethiopia] JT negotiating stake in National Tobacco Enterprise

is in talks with the Ethiopian government after emerging as top bidder for a 40 per cent stake in the state tobacco monopoly, the Nikkei Asian Review reported... JT has been expanding in Africa and the Middle Eas
Tobacco Journal International
added May 26, 2016 19:16
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[Africa, Botswana] Govt loses millions to illegal tobacco trade

Recently, the Botswana Police reported an annual loss of P 3,328,000 through cigarette smuggling at the Tlokweng border...the MoH, in collaboration with the World Bank, is conducting a workshop aimed at eliminating illicit trade on tobacco products in th
Mmegi (bw)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:45
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[Africa, Morocco] Tabac : British American Tobacco saisit le Conseil de la concurrence [Smoking: British American Tobacco before the Council of Competition]

Having repeatedly expressed its dissatisfaction with the approval procedure for new brands and references of tobacco products adopted by the Prices and Competition Commission under the Ministry of General Affairs and Governance, British American Tobacco h
La Vie Eco (ma)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:52
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[Africa, Uganda] Parliament Passes The Tobacco Control Bill Into An Act

The Bill has attracted mixed reactions from varied sections of the public with health activists supporting the passing of the Bill while some sections of the private sector especially tobacco dealers calling for deletion of some sections of the law.
UGO (Uganda Goes Online) (ug)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:48
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[Africa] Botswana to regulate cigarette trade

Botswana plans to introduce a new law that will ensure that cigarettes are sold from licenced premises only, an official revealed Wednesday.Ministry of Health environmental health officer Ephraim Rapalai told APA that the proposed Tobacco Control Bill wa
StarAfrica
added Jun 20, 2015 21:49
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[Africa, Nigeria] Senate passes Tobacco Control Bill into law

The Senate yesterday passed into law the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, after the document had spent several years on the shelf of the National Assembly. But rather than impose an outright ban on the smoking of cigarette, Senate opted for controlle
Daily Post (ng)
added May 14, 2015 10:02
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