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[Africa] Kenya imposes tough cigarette packaging rules

Cigarette manufacturers, distributors and importers will not be allowed to put brand names or trademarks on cigarette packages and wrappers starting June this year. According to the new Tobacco Control Regulations 2014 published by the Ministry of Health
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Feb 3, 2015 08:19
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[South Africa] Study shows WHO anti-smoking measures threaten African livelihoods

Business Day (za)
added Oct 30, 2012 16:43
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco output seen higher at 185 million kg

Zimbabwe’s tobacco output for 2014 could reach 185 million kilogrammes, 11 percent more than last year, an industry official said ahead of the start of the selling season next month. “The outlook is quite encouraging and we will easily surpass the 167 mil
Zimbabwe Mail (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 12:45
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco industry exploiting local farmers – NGO

THE tobacco industry in Zambia is exploiting local farmers by encouraging them to cultivate the crop and then intentionally keep prices too low for the tobacco companies to make huge profits, says Tobacco Free Association of Zambia
Zambia Daily Nation (zm)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:06
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[Africa] Zimbabwe Tobacco Sales Kick Off Amid Discontent Over New Payment System

The 2016 tobacco selling season officially opened on Wednesday with some farmers complaining about the new payment system in which farmers are expected to receive payment through banks instead of receiving cash at the auction floors.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 30, 2016 21:17
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Insurance companies quit tobacco

RISKY . . . At least 13 insurance companies have pulled out of the tobacco industry citing the high risk associated with the crop,
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:30
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Smoking in South Africa

Tobacco legislation in South Africa is constantly changing, and ignorant smokers may find themselves on the wrong side of the law with fines of up to R100 000. Here is what smokers should know, and the changes they can expect in future.
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:08
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Africa’s ‘no’ to anti-smoking measures

The association of southern Africa’s tobacco producers says anti-smoking measures as mulled by the World Health Organization would spell economic ruin for at least 15 African countries.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:05
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[Africa] Zimbabwe sees subdued 2015 tobacco sales

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sector which had been on the resurgence, is currently facing a subdued 2015 auctioning season following reduced deliveries at the country’s three auction floors. The move would translate into reduced revenue flows for the country as th
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:57
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