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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders laud Reps over tobacco control bill

Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Mr. Dele Sotuba, commended the National Assembly for the planned law as it will go a long way in sanitising the industry. . He further advised that th
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:09
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Betty Abah: Our threatened 'pikins' and the tobacco profiteers

We must summon the courage to go the way of other Africa countries such as Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Togo among others that passed effective smoke-free laws. We must summon the courage to say ‘no, not again, not our children, soulless Big Tobacco’.
DailyPost (ng)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:28
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Van De MERWE: Tobacco growers take stand against child labour

First, ITGA did not say child labour is “rampant” in the tobacco sector; and second, ITGA acknowledges the existence of child labour – which is actually what was stated by myself, in my capacity as president of the association, and which was supported by
Newsday (zw)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:49
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[Africa, South Africa] State's ad restrictions stomping out cigarette use

But one intriguing point the tobacconist raised was that of the illicit tobacco trade. Illicit traders take up about 25 percent of the total market. Shouldn’t this be an area of priority for the government?
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:33
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[Africa, Uganda] Farmers up in arms over Anti-Tobacco Bill

With more than 5,000 signatures collected from tobacco farmers and their families across the country, the petition seeks to overturn key clauses in the bill. The farmers place much of their attention on clauses 20-22, which seek to prohibit any partnersh
The Observer (ug)
added Jun 25, 2014 10:07
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco: Counting the cost for rural poor

To women who had the privilege of receiving productive commercial farms wrestled from the whites ... Zimbabwe Association of Women Tobacco Farmers (ZAWTF) said that out of 85,006 farmers who registered to grow tobacco during the 2013 to 2014 season, 32 p
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:28
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On View | A Photographer's Artful Images of African Agriculture

“One day, I saw a man carrying a big barrel of tobacco, and it was more of a cinematic moment, and he became this sculptural figure.” This moment was the starting point for “Terrain,” a set of sparse, visually arresting images in which the organic and syn
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 18, 2014 01:59
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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders Petition Health Minister to Send Bill For Legislation

despite public utterances in May and July 2013 both by the President and the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu assuring on the importance of making Nigeria smoke-free and reducing the smoking prevalence in the country, there is still no law to th
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Nov 29, 2013 19:50
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[South Africa] Africa's health could go up in smoke

“Without action, Africa will grow from being the fly on the wall, to the elephant in the room,” reads the Tobacco Use in Africa: Tobacco Control Through Prevention report, which was presented at the Union for International Cancer Control conference curre
Health-E (za)
added Nov 20, 2013 05:53
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[Africa, Nigeria] OBALOJU: The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) Debate on Industry Exclusion, By Moses Obaloju

More funding should, therefore, be devoted to assisting tobacco companies come up with products like this that smokers will enjoy. The European Commission also recently declared that e-cigarettes can be regulated as general consumer goods which is a good
Premium Times (ng)
added Oct 26, 2013 19:50
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