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[Africa] Malawi's tobacco earnings hit $227 million

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) announced on Friday that Malawi has sold a total of 127 million kilogrammes of tobacco, realizing $227 million from the sales since the tobacco market opened in March this year.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:25
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[Africa, Russia, South America/Caribbean] Malawi farmers’ livelihood to go up in smoke as Chile bans public puffing

"We're very concerned with the smoking ban in Chile, in Russia and other countries have also proposed similar bans,” Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) chief executive officer Bruce Munthali told The Nation newspaper. “Tobacco farmers as any othe
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11
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[Africa, Ethiopia] Smoke Screen: Companies Secretively Scramble for Tobacco Monopoly

as the auction of 40pc of the National Tobacco Enterprise’s shares is scheduled for May 19, 2016...have their legal teams in Addis, to ready their bids. Ethiopia, as a gateway to East Africa, represents a growing, youthful population, with increasing disp
Addis Fortune (et)
added May 18, 2016 19:34
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Prices to Go Up

Global tobacco production is expected to drop by around 100 million kilogrammes, a development that will result in local prices going up during this marketing season, a senior Government official has said. The 2016 tobacco marketing season will open on
All-Africa.com
added Mar 7, 2016 17:50
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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, Zimbabwe] Tobacco companies embark on massive reforestation programme

TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) and tobacco merchants have established a Sustainable Afforestation Association (SAA) to spearhead reforestation across the country.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:34
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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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[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, China] Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco

At least five farms have attracted Chinese investment in Mashonaland Central...Safe in the knowledge that Mr Mugabe’s policy of strengthening ties with China will offer a degree of protection, they have poured money into machinery and are taking advice f
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco farmers earn $3,6m

Zimbabwean tobacco farmers have earned about $3,6 million from the sale of the golden in the first week of the season, a 33 percent increase from the $2,7 million that was realised in the same period last year. The golden leaf remains one of the country’
Southern Times (na)
added Apr 11, 2016 18:03
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