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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers want say in decision-making processes

International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) says the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) should not exclude tobacco growers in key decisions-making processes as the body fights the proposed ban on the grow
Newsday (zw)
added Jul 4, 2014 13:36

[Africa, South Africa] E-cigarette probe urged by experts

More than 120 public health and medical professionals and authorities from 31 countries, including South Africa, have added their names to a letter urging the World Health Organisation (WHO) to investigate the effects of e-cigarettes.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 23, 2014 09:54

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $122 million

THE country has generated $122,6 million from 29.1 million kilogrammes of flue cured tobacco since the beginning of the year, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show. The golden leaf has been exported at an average price of
Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 20, 2014 04:36

[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: World No Tobacco Day

It is in the youth that the crisis of expectations is at the highest and the disappointment and frustrations will be most heavily felt. It is the youth whose morals are put at greatest risk as they resort to alcohol, tobacco and other forms of drug abus
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added May 30, 2014 06:16

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Farming as Modern Slavery

When THISDAY asked Sangobode about his financial challenges, he was quick to say that the money gotten from tobacco is not enough but because he lacked alternatives, he had to farm and added that he does not want to steal. Asked to state how the farmers
This Day (ng)
added May 12, 2014 20:23

[Africa] NEONDO: Health vs Tobacco industry: Why war against smoking may not end soon

While measurable policy frameworks and effective health systems are important, policy makers from around the world have to ensure that populations understand that it is their individual actions that is central to the WHO-set targets of achieving a 25% re
Africa Science News Service (ASNS) (ke)
added May 5, 2014 23:57

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Police intercept truckload of cigarettes

Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Apr 6, 2014 11:59

New Report: Africa at Risk of Becoming “Epicenter of Tobacco Epidemic”

A new report by the American Cancer Society warns that without urgent action to prevent tobacco use, Africa will be the "future epicenter of the tobacco epidemic" with soaring rates of tobacco use and related disease and death.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 23, 2013 14:39

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco control: Then and now

Health-e News takes a look back at South Africa’s history of tobacco control. During the 1970s and 1980s, tobacco control was not on the public agenda. The low price of cigarettes, widespread advertising and lack of health warnings meant that more than a
Health-E (za)
added Oct 22, 2013 14:43

[Africa, Nigeria] Do What Is Right And Safe For Customers, Fashola Urges Tobacco Company

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Monday received the management of British American Tobacco Company on a courtesy visit, commending the company’s investment in Nigeria even as he urged the organization to do business with very strong c
Channels Television (ng)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:29
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