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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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[Cameroon] Move Over, Cuba: The World's Finest Cigars Are Using African Tobacco

The latest edition of the magazine's "5 Things" series is authored by Cigar Advisor Managing Editor John Pullo, and highlights a number of premium cigars that use this in-demand, yet very expensive leaf in their hand-made construction.
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:45
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[Africa, Kenya] Respite for tobacco firms as court puts brakes on new rules

Kenyan cigarette makers and traders have been saved from immediately implementing tough new tobacco law after the Court of Appeal issued a 30-day stay order and the State allowed dealers time to sell old stocks till end of next month. The stringent toba
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:01
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[India, Nigeria] ITGA Africa outraged at exclusion of Tobacco growing countries from FCTC

is deeply concerned to hear reports that the UnitedNations (UN) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials from executive, legislative and judicial branches” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the next Conference o
Vanguard (ng)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:40
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[Africa, Kenya] Images of cancerous lungs on packs to dissuade smokers

Yesterday the Health ministry said the graphic warnings on the dangers of smoking, including of punctured throats and cancerous lungs, will be printed on all cigarette packs. The Tobacco Control Regulations, 2014, require both pictorial and text health
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:46
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[Africa, USA, Zimbabwe] US$57m lost in dodgy American trade

ZIMBABWE was prejudiced of more than US$57,2 million through extortionately priced imports and underinvoiced exports to the United States between 2000 to 2005, a new study reveals.Much of the losses — US$29,4 million — were mainly through unreasonably hi
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jul 25, 2016 14:47
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[Africa, China] Namibian tobacco project still on

A project aimed at growing tobacco and maize in Namibia is still going ahead despite a delay in obtaining authorization for the clearance of a state forest, according to a story in The Namibian. A Chinese company, Namibia Oriental Tobacco CC, has obtain
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 21, 2016 22:46
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South African Airways Makes First Flight Using Fuel From Tobacco

South African Airways completed a flight using jet fuel made from a tobacco plant, its first contribution to the global push to power more air journeys from renewable resources. SAA used 6,300 liters of bio jet fuel for the one-way trip to Cape Town fro
Bloomberg News
added Jul 15, 2016 21:36
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] BBC reveals how it roped Wetang'ula into BAT scam

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) used forensic experts and computer software to verify information it used in a story that implicated Bungoma senator Moses Wetang'ula in a bribery scandal involving tobacco manufacturer BAT...He has now sued the
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:45
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[Africa] EKO Hospital alerts to rising cases of smoking-related diseases in Nigeria

has alerted on the rising cases of smoking-related illnesses in the country even as it advised Nigerians to stop smoking, as it would lead to lung cancer infections, kidney diseases, among other diseases. Officials of the Hospital, at the Stop Smoking P
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:57
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