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[Africa, South Africa] SA's Health Department to go after ecigarettes

In a recent interview with SABC on World No Tobacco Day, Motsoaledi said that electronic cigs should be treated the say way as normal tobacco cigarettes. “We are looking at it very carefully. In the last framework (at the) Convention on Tobacco Control o
htxt.africa (za)
added Jun 5, 2016 13:45
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[Africa, Nigeria] BAT seeks enforcement of Tobacco Control Act

saying that in line with the firm’s belief in the value of a balanced, workable and evidence-based regulatory framework, BATN continually supports the objective of ensuring the effective implementation of practical tobacco control measures, provided tha
The Punch (ng)
added Jun 3, 2016 15:20
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Bank partners tobacco farmers in $2m irrigation deal

TOBACCO farmers will get over $2 million for irrigation and working capital from Agribank in a major boost for production of the golden leaf.
Newsday (zw)
added May 12, 2016 16:02
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[Africa, South Africa] MERWE: WHO has eschewed transparency in its fight against tobacco

Who should be more equipped to discuss pragmatic solutions concerning agriculture than tobacco farmers... For every other legal industry across the globe, it is inconceivable to think that workable and enforceable guidelines governing a sector should be d
Business Day (za)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:14
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Supreme Court reprieve for Mliswa

The bank sued Mliswa over a $2 million debt emanating from loans advanced to the politician’s tobacco company to buy the crop in the 2010 and 2011 seasons. The commercial bank claims it lent Mliswa’s Saltlakes Holdings money to buy tobacco from farmers
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 22, 2016 11:11
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[Africa, South Africa] THEATRE REVIEW: Tobacco and the Harmful Effects Thereof

It is a joyous moment when everything comes together perfectly in theatre – the production, the performers, the script.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Feb 16, 2016 13:23
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[Africa, South Africa] FIRST ON EWN: ALLEGED GLOBAL ESPIONAGE IN SA’S TOBACCO INDUSTRY EXPOSED

Eyewitness News has exclusively obtained a sworn statement in which British American Tobacco (BAT) and Forensic Security Services (FSS) are accused of an unlawful campaign to discredit BAT’s competitors. An excerpt from an affidavit has exposed a smou
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 16, 2016 12:37
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[Africa, South Africa] Big tobacco under fire / Alleged tax evasion, use of spies, bugging and money laundering cited.

The Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) yesterday accused big tobacco companies of tax evasion, rogue spies, bugging and surveillance, and money laundering among other “corrupt practices”. Fita is comprised of Benson Craig (Pty) Limited t/
The Citizen (za)
added Feb 5, 2016 19:11
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[Africa] WHO worried by high rate of schoolchildren smoking in Zimbabwe

says there has been a sharp increase in smoking by school-age children in Zimbabwe, despite the illegality of selling tobacco products to children. The findings are part of WHO’s Global Youths Tobacco Survey, released Wednesday. Sebastian Mhofu reports fr
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jan 28, 2016 20:09
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers undergo training

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) is training farmers to grade the crop as it seeks to acquaint them with market requirements and procedures ahead of the 2016 selling season
Chronicle (zw)
added Dec 18, 2015 20:32
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