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[Africa] Nigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST)

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government. The National Tobacco Control Act was signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jona
Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[Africa, South Africa] Beyond Nicotine

The Beyond Nicotine corporate intervention approach, developed in South African and now exported to the USA and UK, centres around a 24-day guided programme, starting with an in-house 90 minute workshop and based on the science of neuro-plasticity and th
Engineering News (za)
added May 25, 2017 22:25
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[Africa, Ethiopia] Physician’s letter in Lancet casts new shadow on Tedros WHO bid

The physician who leads the Africa Tobacco-Free Initiative has spoken out against candidate Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...Dr. Frank Ashall, in an open letter...The Lancet, raised questions about the Ethiopian government’s deal-making role in a tobacco indu
Africa Times
added May 25, 2017 00:56
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Flue-cured tobacco export volumes rise 9pc

Volumes of tobacco which has been exported now stand at 47, 1 million kilogrammes, a 9 percent rise from those exported in the corresponding period last year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
BH24 (zw)
added May 19, 2017 14:55
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[Africa, South Africa] CTFK Letter to the FTC (PDF)

We are writing to urge the Commission to ensure that its evaluation of the proposed merger between British American Tobacco, Plc. (BAT) and Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) takes into account recent evidence of widespread corrupt and anti-­‐competitive cond
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:27
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: RBZ Pays U.S.$72,9 Million in Incentives

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe says it has to date paid $72,9 million as incentives to exporters, the bulk of which went to gold producers, tobacco farmers and diaspora remittances. The bank also said use of plastic money now accounted for 50 percent to 7
All-Africa.com
added Jan 9, 2017 20:42
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers duped

AN acute shortage of Compound C — the only blend fertiliser recommended for tobacco production — is being exploited by some unscrupulous dealers to rip-off unsuspecting gold-leaf growers through repackaged, under weighed and overpriced fong-kong products.
Zimbabwe Daily
added Dec 30, 2016 16:39
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[Africa] Minister Mussa trashes tenancy labour system in Malawi tobacco production: ‘Evil’

Mussa was speaking in Lilongwe on Tuesday during a consultative workshop on the Bill where delegates expressed mixed reactions on proposals to regulate or abolish use of tenancy labour in tobacco production.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Dec 22, 2016 18:11
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Cigarette Smuggling Costs Zim Millions

ZIMBABWE could be losing millions of dollars in unpaid taxes due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes into South Africa, investigations by this paper have revealed.Between 2014 and 2015, local customs officials seized nearly 2 500 cartons worth around $500
All-Africa.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:58
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Environmentalists Call for Support to hold Tobacco Companies liable for tobacco harms

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to participate in the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) meeting... The Nigerian Spokesperson for the Network for Accountabilty of Tobacco Transnationals, NATT, Philip Jakpor said , “Nigeria and oth
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:31
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