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[Africa] Ghana asked to regulate tobacco supply chain

Speaking at the Ghana 2015 International No Tobacco Day event in Accra, Dr Faried called for effective measures for facilitating or obtaining technical assistance and financial support, capacity building and international cooperation in order to achieve
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jun 7, 2015 10:30
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[Africa] Ghana urged to ratify protocol on illicit trade in tobacco products

The Ghana Country Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Magda Robalo, Tuesday urged the Ghanaian government to ratify the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. tobacco She also asked the government to take concrete steps
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:19
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Editorial Comment: Let’s prepare for a smoking-free era

we should be using the breathing spell we now have to do the necessary research so that when tobacco goes we can still make money, both as farmers and as a country.
Zimbabwe Daily
added Apr 22, 2015 09:11
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[Africa, Kenya] You're killing people, tobacco firms told

Last week, health officials from Africa met in Nairobi to mark 10 years of the WHO’s framework convention on tobacco control (FCTC). WHO’s regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti, in a speech read on her behalf by WHO’s country director, Dr Cus
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:32
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[Africa, South Africa] STOTT: SA needs clear e-cigarettes legislation

City of Cape Town warnings that it will seek to clarify legislation around e-cigarettes and hookah pipes is a responsible move, writes Dr Dominique Stott, executive for medical standards at the Professional Provident Society financial services company.
Health-E (za)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:49
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 1000s use tobacco barns as classrooms

THOUSANDS of pupils are getting exposed to dangerous diseases by using tobacco barns and other inhuman facilities as classrooms, Education Minister Lazarus Dokora said Monday. Addressing journalists in Harare, Dokora said the country needed more than 2,
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:30
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[Africa] Kenya launches media campaign against smoking

Officials said the four-month campaign aims to encourage the general public to quit tobacco use that is responsible for rising cases of lung cancer in the East African nation. "The government is committed to enforce punitive measures in order to minimiz
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 5, 2014 16:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Banks offer 60pc funding for tobacco farming

Over 60 percent of financing from banks will be dedicated for tobacco financing as banks believe that tobacco repayment arrangements are markedly more efficient and effective
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:07
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[Africa, South Africa] ROSE-INNES: E-cigarettes - the slow way to poison yourself?

There is as yet no known safe way to suck a non-medicinal drug into your lungs. While the much lower levels of nicotine in e-cigarette vapour don't cause acute poisoning, doctors are concerned about possible effects over the long term.
News24 (za)
added Oct 14, 2014 14:02
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The Only African Wild Tobacco, Nicotiana africana: Alkaloid Content and the Effect of Herbivory

Herbivory in some Nicotiana species is known to induce alkaloid production. This study examined herbivore-induced defenses in the nornicotine-rich African tobacco N. africana, the only Nicotiana species indigenous to Africa.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:58
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