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[Africa, Zambia] ‘Investing in tobacco lucrative’

ROLAND Imperial Tobacco Company (RITCO) has urged Government to invest in tobacco production as it is a lucrative investment which can help transform the agriculture sector. RITCO chairperson Ephraim Mwenda said in Lusaka recently that due to the lucra
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:53
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[Africa, South Africa] E-cigarettes the enemy of the health system - Motsoaledi

If the health minister has his way, vaping will soon be regulated like regular smoking because, he says, Big Tobacco is complicit in its rise.
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Nov 24, 2014 15:21
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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] Malawi tobacco marketing season to open on April 11

Malawi tobacco marketing season will be officially opened on April 11, starting with Lilongwe Auction Floors, Tobacco Control Commission (TCC), the country’s tobacco regulator announced Tuesday.TCC Chief Executive Officer, Albert Changaya confirmed in th
StarAfrica
added Mar 15, 2016 21:08
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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, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales decline 21pc

Exactly 12 days after sales opened, at least 7,3 million kg of tobacco worth $16, 2 million has been sold at an average price of $2,23 per kg
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:45
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[Africa] Tobacco companies in Uganda oppose planned increase in taxes

BATU said the rise was detrimental to the industry. “Such sharp increases usually lead to a rise in illicit trade, currently standing at over 20 per cent of the market value, which is damaging to stakeholders, including the public health lobby,” said Di
East African Standard (ke)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:46
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