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[Africa, Tanzania] MUSHI: Cigarette Smoking Is Deadly, Can't We Stop It?

The Director General of the Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC), Prof Iddi Mkilaha, says that by their own admission, cigarette companies create doubt about the health charge without actually denying it.
All-Africa.com
added Nov 17, 2014 13:02
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[Africa] Rwanda to draft tobacco control law

Rwandan Health Minister Agnes Binagwaho said Wednesday the government was drawing up a tobacco consumption code to protect both smokers and nonsmokers from the effects of smoking. Speaking on the sidelines of an international conference on fighting toba
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 7, 2013 13:07
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[Africa] Kenyans opt to sell tobacco to Tanzania

Kenyan tobacco farmers along the Tanzania border have opted to sell their produce in the neighbouring country due to better prices and leaf grading measures. A survey shows that a kilo of tobacco in Tanzania sells for over Sh360 while the same quantity w
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Nov 1, 2013 08:56
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[Africa, South Africa] SWEANOR/YACH: Looking for the next breakthrough in tobacco control and health

Are there risks as we embrace measures that fundamentally challenge the near-monopoly on nicotine maintenance currently held by the cigarette oligopoly? Certainly there are. … But these risks must be seen in relation to the risks of inaction (or counterpr
South African Medical Journal (za)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:18
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[Africa] Zambia loses $100 million from tobacco

MINISTER of Agriculture Dora Siliya says the country is likely to lose about US$100 million in export earnings due to the drastic reduction in tobacco production from 45 million kilogrammes in 2013 to 22 million kilogrammes in 2017.
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:13
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[Africa, Zambia] Pay farmers, tobacco companies told

TOBACCO companies risk losing their licences if they fail to pay farmers’ 2015/16 marketing season dues on time, the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) has warned. Recently, Minister of Agriculture Given Lubinda issued a warning to tobacco marketing companies
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2016 19:41
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Deliveries Increase As Prices Firm

TOBACCO deliveries at the auction floors have increased by 66 percent as prices continue to firm, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said. Latest TIMB statistics show that by day nine of sales, there was an increase in deliveries from 4
All-Africa.com
added Apr 15, 2016 12:11
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say
Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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[Africa, Ghana] Report: Booming cigarette business on Oxford Street, Osu

Cigarette business on popular Oxford Street in Osu seems to be booming as retailers make hundreds of cedis a day from sales. Right from the Dankwa Circle through to Papaye, one can locate several cigarette joints spread along the Oxford Street.
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:46
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[Africa, South Africa] Young, smoking and black drive cigar sales

ALTHOUGH it is still a small market, women and young, aspiring, black middle-class people are fuelling a spike in the growth of cigar consumption in the country. Cigars are perceived as a sign of status and wealth in South Africa, to be enjoyed socially
Business Day (za)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:39
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